African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5233

Table of Content: 28 April, 2017; 11(16)

April 2017

Prevalence and antibiotics resistance patterns of Salmonella isolated from kitchen sponges at Jimma town, Ethiopia

It is identified that through the cleanout practice of utensils, dishes, etc. in kitchens, the before washing and after washing activities are done with the use of sponges to remove food remains. These food residues along with the wetness in the sponges tender an encouraging environment for microbial proliferation. Sponges and tea towels used in cleaning equipments and utensils have been known as possible agents in the...

Author(s): Tesfaye Wolde and Ketema Bacha

April 2017

Evaluation of microbial adverse effects on fresh and processed bovine meat in N'Djamena (Chad) and Yaoundé (Cameroun)

A study from May 2015 to February 2016 was conducted in N'Djamena and Yaoundé regions to assess the microbial hazards associated with fresh and transformed bovine meat. A total of 120 samples of dried, fresh and spicy dry meat (kilichi) were collected. The microbiological results showed that 70% of dried meat from N’Djamena had Escherichia coli as major contaminant compared to 55% of dried meat from...

Author(s): D. Kimassoum,, S. L. Sado Kamdem, B. N. Ngandolo, K. C. Fatou, A. M. Nji, N. M.  Bawe, B. Mobeal, D. Nadjilem and W. F. Mbacham,

April 2017

Bacterial vaginosis in Khartoum State, Sudan: Comparison of Gram stain with Pap test procedures

The prime purpose of this study was to define the reliability of the Pap test in establishing the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis (BV) as well as ascertaining the trustworthiness of Pap test and Gram stain in the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis using Amsel’s criteria as a gold standard method. Thereby prospective study conducted included 300 females attending to the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics in our...

Author(s): Emmanuel E. Siddig, Rayan F. Albari, Mona A. Mohamed, Bahaeldin K. Elamin, and Ali Mahmoud Mohamed Edris,

April 2017

Interaction and activity of nematophagous fungus Duddingtonia flagrans on Haematobia irritans (Diptera: Muscidae)

Haematobia irritans, also known as the horn fly, is a “plague” that spreads rapidly among cattle herds, especially in the southeast of Brazil. The aim of this study was to evaluate the interaction and activity of nematophagous fungus Duddingtonia flagrans (AC001) on H. irritans (Diptera: Muscidae). The experiment was conducted using the nematophagous fungus (AC001), which is harmless to animals, humans, and...

Author(s): Anderson Rocha Aguiar, Letícia Prates Martins, Gabriella Lima Santos, Aline Lisboa Bernardo Canal, Emy Hiura, Filippe Elias de Freitas Soares, Carolina Magri Ferraz, Jackson Victor de Araújo and Fabio Ribeiro Braga