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: March 2024; 18(3)

March 2024

Mycoplasma galliscepticum: An overview

The prokaryotic microorganism Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) belongs to the phylum Firmicutes, the order Mycoplasmatales, the family Mycoplasmataceae, and the genus Mycoplasma. MG parasitizes the respiratory tract of various poultry species, causing a range of symptoms from indistinct features to tracheitis and air sacculitis. Common signs include respiratory tract infection indicators such as coughing, asthma, a runny...

Author(s): Ruizhi Yang, Xi Lin, Huiqi Song, Hongmiao Zhou, Shuang Li, Xuejiao Li, Bin Hao and Lianrui Li,,

March 2024

Characterization of novel potential probiotic strains of lactic acid bacteria from rat faeces

This study aimed to isolate and characterise novel probiotic strains from the faeces of healthy albino Wistar rats. Lactic acid bacteria were isolated on MRS agar, and their probiotic properties were assessed through in vitro tests, including tolerance to simulated gastrointestinal juices, auto-aggregation assays, and antimicrobial activity. The antibiotic susceptibility and haemolysis tests were performed to assess the...

Author(s): Dieudonné Nyamaifofe, Amos Mbugua and Kevin Mbogo