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: 9 September, 2015; 9(36)

September 2015

Nosocomial infections in post-operative wounds due to Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Benue State Nigeria

Three hundred (300) post-operative wound swab specimens were aseptically collected from four hospitals and investigated. The four hospitals were Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi (FMCM), General Hospital, Gboko (GHG), General Hospital, Otukpo (GHO) and General Hospital North Bank, Makurdi (GHNBM). The swabs were cultured and organisms identified according to standard procedures. A prevalence rate of bacterial isolates...

Author(s): Iduh U. M., Chollom C. S., Nuhu A., Spencer T. H. I., Nura M. B., Ashcroft O. F. and Faruku N

September 2015

Isolation and identification of lactic acid and non-acid lactic bacteria from “dèguè” of Western Africa traditional fermented millet-based food

Déguè is a traditional fermented millet-based food which is consumed in Burkina Faso and other countries of West Africa. A total of 125 strains of bacteria were selected from 16 samples of déguè. Isolates were studied by determination of morphological and biochemical characteristics. Among the 125 strains of lactic acid bacteria selected, 68 strains were identified as Lactobacillus and 57...

Author(s): Cheik Amadou Tidiane OUATTARA, Marius Kounbèsiounè SOMDA, Rachel MOYEN and Alfred Sabedenedjo TRAORE

September 2015

In vitro evaluation of antifungal activity and interactive effect of Anadenanthera colubrina (Benth)

Anadenanthera colubrina (Benth) Brenan, a plant known in the Northeastern Region of Brazil as angico, is widely used in traditional folk medicine to treat respiratory and inflammatory diseases. This study aimed to evaluate the antifungal activity, determine the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC), the minimum fungicidal concentration and the fungal kinetics (death curve) in addition to the interactive effect of the...

Author(s): Luanne Eugênia Nunes, Anna Paula Porto Viana, Wilma Raianny Vieira da Rocha, Vannuty Dorneles de Sena Cunha, Raïssa Mayer Ramalho Catão and Edja Maria Melo de Brito Costa