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: January 2024; 18(1)

January 2024

Antibacterial activity and phytochemical investigation of leaf and root extracts of Aloe gilbertii Reynolds

The objective of the study was to test the antibacterial activities of crude extracts of roots and leaves of Aloe gilbertii Reynolds against clinical pathogens. The crude extracts were prepared via maceration technique employing n-hexane, acetone, chloroform, dichloromethane:methanol (50:50% V/V) and methanol solvent system. The phytochemical screening tests of the dichloromethane:methanol (50:50% V/V) root extract of...

Author(s): Dagne Addisu, Kibret Fekadu, Salah Hamza and Legesse Adane

January 2024

Antibiotic sensitivity patterns of nosocomial infections bacterial isolates in National Hospital in Niamey, Niger

Nosocomial infections are recognized as a global public health issue, with causative bacteria often exhibiting high levels of antibiotic resistance. However, there is a paucity of data on multidrug-resistant bacteria in nosocomial infections in Niger. This study aimed to determine the antibiotic sensitivity of bacteria isolated from specimens of patients suffering from nosocomial infections. Samples collected from...

Author(s): Laouali Boubou, Alio Mahamadou Fody, Allassane Halawen Mohamed, Ali Moussa, Eric Adehossi Omar, and Lassana Sangare

January 2024

Microbiological quality and safety of poultry processed in Africa: A review

Poultry is the second most consumed meat in the world. In Africa, chicken production and processing are practiced both formally and informally, with smallholders constituting the majority in this sector. Informal practices are vulnerable to the production and processing of chicken, which is easily contaminated by pathogens such as Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella, and Campylobacter. The growth of the...

Author(s): Noémia André Mugabe, Abdulsudi Issa-Zacharia and Jamal Kussaga