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 December 2015; 9(51)

December 2015

Multidrug drug resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Clinical Specimens in Northern India

Staphylococcus aureus is a well-known human pathogen that is primarily associated with nosocomial infections causing variety of diseases with increasing resistance to antibiotics. The goal of this study was to determine the prevalence and multi drug resistance patterns of both methicillin resistant S. aureus (MRSA) and methicillin susceptible S. aureus (MSSA) in the studied population. Out of 60 S. aureus isolated, 27...

Author(s): Mohammed Imran, Mohd Imran and Shaista Khan

December 2015

Production of aquatic feed grade algal powder from turtle breeding wastewater using a locally isolated Spirulina sp. JXSC-S1

Spirulina sp. JXSC-S1 was isolated from a local turtle breeding wastewater storage pool in Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province, China. Morphological studies revealed that the color, shape, spiral pitch, spiral wide and cell size of the strain fits the typical morphological characteristics of Spirulina platensis. Growth dynamics of the strain were studied in both Zarrouk medium and turtle breeding wastewater (TBW), and were...

Author(s): Jin Fei Luo and Lu Ping Jiang

December 2015

Assessment of the antibacterial effects of Moringa peregrina extracts

The antibacterial effect of Moringa peregrina (leaves, roots and seeds) ethanolic extracts were investigated. The effect of plant extracts were tested against three bacterial species: Escherichia coli (E. coli ATCC25922), Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus ATCC 43300)Image and Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. pneumoniae ATCC 13883). M. peregrina ethanolic extracts showed significant antibacterial effect on the three tested...

Author(s): Ibrahim S. Majali, Sawsan A. Oran, Khaled M. A. khleifat, Haitham Qaralleh, Walid A. Rayyan and Osama Y. Althunibat