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  • 1. PREVALENCE AND ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY OF GRAM NEGATIVE BACTERIA IN THE UR...

    » ABSTRACT. In order to access the prevalence and sensitivity pattern of urinary pathogens, 60 midstream urine samples from students of Caritas University were investigated using cultural methods. Samples were examined microscopically and cultured in blood agar and Macckonkey agar. Disk diffusion method was used for antibiotic testing. Of the 60 urine samples 48 yielded significant growth with a pre...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 2. ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF BACTERIA FROM FOOD VENDORS AND SOME VEGETABLE AV...

    » ABSTRACT Safety of food is a basic requirement of food quality. A total of 25 street food samples (Jollof rice, egwusi soup, ugu, water leaf and green), were randomly purchased from five different vendors in Ogbete main market Enugu. The samples were transported in ice to the laboratory. The samples were bacteriologically analyzed using pour plate technique and sub culture. Pour plate techniques w...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 3. HEPATITIS C VIRUS AMONG PREGNANT WOMENPEOPLE LIVING WITH HIVAIDS ATTENDING CLINI...

    » ABSTRACT A total of 50 blood (30 pregnant and 20 HIV) samples were obtained from pregnant women and PLWHA attending clinic at UNTH Ituku ozalla. Samples were screened for hepatitis c viral infection using the rapid one step hepatitis C virus test strip. Two (6.66%) pregnant women were positive and four (20%) HIV patients were positive for Hepatitis C, giving an overall prevalence rate of (26.7%). ...Continue Reading »

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  • 4. EFFECT OF DIFFERENT CARBON SOURCES ON THE GROWTH OF ANTIMICROBIAL PRODUCING Baci...

    » ABSTRACT Effect of different carbon sources on the growth of antimicrobial producing Bacillus species in ogiri egusi sold in Ogbeta, Orie, Artisian, Kenyatta, Enugu State were evaluated using standard microbiological and analytical methods. 12 bacteria were isolated and identified such as Bacillus subtilis,(33.33), Bacillus pumulis (41.66), Bacilluslicheniformis (25) were identified based on their...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 5. SUSCEPTIBILITIES OF Salmonellatyphi AND OTHER BACTERIAL PATHOGENS TO ANTIBIOTICS...

    » ABSTRACT The susceptibilities of Salmonella typhi and other pathogens to antibiotics and hot aqueous extract of Hibiscus sabdariffa were investigated using agar diffusion and agar well diffusion methods respectively. Salmonella typhi was sensitive to ampicillin, cetriaxone, ciprofloxacin, gentamycin of ofloxacin and perfloxacin. Nitrofurantoin, ampicillin, clarithomycin and augumentin are resistan...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  14 engagements | 

  • 6. EFFECT OF DIFFERENT CARBON SOURCES ON THE GROWTH OF ANTIMICROBIAL PRODUCING Bac...

    » ABSTRACT Effect of different carbon sources on the growth of antimicrobial producing Bacillus species in ogiri egusi sold in Ogbeta, Orie, Artisian, Kenyatta, Enugu State were evaluated using standard microbiological and analytical methods. 12 bacteria were isolated and identified such as Bacillus subtilis,(33.33), Bacillus pumulis (41.66), Bacilluslicheniformis (25) were identified based on their...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 7. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF PIPEBORNE WATER AND THEIR SOURCES OF WATER WITHIN ENUGU ...

    » ABSTRACT Comparative examination of three main sources of water supply in Independence layout Enugu was carried out with a view to determine their levels of contamination of bacteria. The sources of water examined are tap water, well water and stream water. The pour plate method was used to examine the water samples. Bacteria isolated from the water samples include coliforms especially Escherichia...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  12 engagements | 

  • 8. BIOCONTROL POTENTIAL OF BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS ISOLATED FROM SOIL SAMPLES AGAIN...

    » ABSTRACT A major challenge for achieving successful mosquito control is overcoming insecticide resistance. Bacillus thuringiensis whichis one of the most effective biolarvacide for control of species of mosquitoes and monitoring of larval susceptibility is essential to avoid resistance development. Mosquito larvacidal activity of Bacillus thuringiensis was assessed by isolating them from ecologica...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  13 engagements | 

  • 9. A STUDY ON THE BACTERIAL LOAD OF OKPA FROM 9TH MILE CORNER, ENUGU STATE

    » ABSTRACT Okpa is a local cake produced from Bambara nut (Voandzeia subterranean). Studies on the microbial load of okpa were carried out in the Department of Microbiology Laboratory in Godfrey Okoye University. The okpa sample from 9th Mile Corner in Enugu State was analyzed for bacteria using standard procedure. Result obtained revealed mean total colony count ranged from 2.0 x 104 to 1.2 x 104 f...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  57 engagements | 

  • 10. PHYSIOCHEMICAL AND SENSORY EVALUATION OF COOKIES PRODUCED FROM BLENDS OF MALTED...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Over the years the production of cookies of various types has improved with the advancement of new technology in most of the manufacturing industries in Nigeria; the cookies industries tend to be the most popular among most of the manufacturing industries in Nigeria. Cookies vary with types, method of production and the materials used in the manufacturing proces...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 11. CHARACTERIZATION OF A PETROLEUM POLLUTED SITE USING PHYSICO CHEMICAL AND GEOPHY...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study In the current industrial society, using petroleum as a primary source of energy and for petrochemical by products is inevitable (Bierkens and Geerts, 2014), but for some specific places these activities pose the major sources of soil and water pollution as well (Hentati et al., 2013). According to Macci et al. (2013), industrialization during t...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  61 engagements | 

  • 12. DETECTION AND PCR CHARACTERIZATION OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS ENTEROTOXIN GENESFRO...

    » ABSTRACT The study is aimed to detect and PCR characterize S. aureus enterotoxin gene from mastitic cow milk within Zaria metropolis. Four hundred and three quarter milk samples were collected from 104 lactating cows in 17 dairy hreds which included Palladan, Shika, Hanwa, Wusasa and Bomo. The physicochemical characteristics (Temperature, PH, and Specific gravity and Titratable acidity) and proxim...Continue Reading »

    48 pages |  74 engagements | 

  • 13. CO-INFECTION OF SCHISTOSOMA HAEMATOBIUM AND ESCHERICHIA COLI IN PUPILS ATTENDING...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Urinary tract infections (UTI) represent one of the most common infections encountered in medical practice today and occurring from the neonate to the geriatric age group (Kunin, 1994). Despite the widespread availability of antibiotics, UTI remains the most common bacterial infection in the human population (Tambekar et al., 2006). About on...Continue Reading »

    48 pages |  69 engagements | 

  • 14. BACTERIOLOGICAL AND PHYSICOCHEMICAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF PACKAGED AND OTHER DRI...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Water is a simple molecule, consisting of two hydrogen atoms bonded to an oxygen atom with molecular formula H2O (Bassem, 2013). It is one of the most important chemical substances for the sustenance of life and is vital for all known forms of life on Earth; It constitutes about 75% of the Earth`s surface (UN, 2005; EL Jakee et al., 2009; Hongyue et al., 2013). In term...Continue Reading »

    48 pages |  70 engagements | 

  • 15. ASSESSING THE POTENTIAL OF ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS AND PENICILLIUM SP IN REMOVING MER...

    » ABSTRACT This study was carried out to evaluate the potential of Aspergillus flavus and Penicillium sp in removing Zinc, Mercury and Chromium from raw refinery effluents. Physicochemical, heavy metal content and heavy metal removal capacity were determined, from the raw refinery effluents from the Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) using standard procedures. Most of the physicochemic...Continue Reading »

    48 pages |  57 engagements | 

  • 16. EVALUATION OF THE EFFICACY OF THE CARESTART MALARIA HRP2 AND PLDH/HRP2 COMBO COM...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Malaria is a life threatening illness, that has continued to pose public health challenges. It affects millions of people all around the globe especially, in Africa, Asia and South America. Malaria is currently endemic in over 100 countries with 3 billion people at risk of infection and around 225 million cases in 2009, leading to approximately 781,000 deaths (WHO, 201...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  54 engagements | 

  • 17. REMOVAL OF HEAVY METALS FROM REFINERY EFFLUENT USING SAWDUST INOCULATED WITH ASP...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study It has long been established that, waste effluents from petroleum refineries are heavily contaminated with a wide range of toxic organic compounds (Zhu et al., 2001; Bako et al., 2002; Vanhamme et al., 2003) and heavy metals (Beddri and Ismail, 2007; Marcus and Ekpete, 2014). The literature is also replete with evidence of the harmful impact...Continue Reading »

    48 pages |  53 engagements | 

  • 18. PRODUCTION AND OPTIMIZATION OF GLUCOAMYLASE USING CANDIDA FAMATA ISOLATED FROM F...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background Glucoamylases also known as (α 1,4 glucan glucohydrolase, amyloglucosidase) are important enzymes that allow the hydrolysis of starch and related polymers to glucose, they can be obtained from microbial as well as other sources. The major application of glucoamylase is the saccharification of partially processed starch/dextrin to glucose, which is ...Continue Reading »

    48 pages |  48 engagements | 

  • 19. PREVALENCE OF SCHISTOSOMIASIS IN RELATION TO THE OCCURRENCE OF INTERMEDIATE SNAI...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Schistosomiasis is a parasitic disease of humans caused by parasitic fluke of the genus Schistosoma. There are five most common species that infect humans. These species include, S. mansoni, found in Africa and South America; S. haematobium, found in Africa and the Middle East; S. intercalatum, found in Central and West Africa; S. japonicum, fou...Continue Reading »

    48 pages |  55 engagements | 

  • 20. PREVALENCE OF PLASMODIUM SPECIES AND CO-INFECTION WITH EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS AMONG ...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Infectious agents are important contributors to the global cancer burden particularly in Africa. Of the 12.7 million new cancer cases diagnosed worldwide in 2008, about two million were attributable to infectious agents, of which 1.6 million occurred in less developed regions of the world (Odutola, et al., 2016). In its 2009 review of the carcinogenicity of infectious ...Continue Reading »

    48 pages |  46 engagements | 

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