Category Archives: Abstract

Prevalence and Intensity of urinary Schistosomiasis in school children of Anguwan –dodo, a semi-urban community in Gwagwalada, Abuja

Corresponding Author: Biyaya Beatrice Nwankwo1, Adebowale Ernest Onifade2 1 Department of Community Medicine, University of Abuja, Abuja Email: biyayanwankwo@yahoo.com Phone: +234-8023805229 2 University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada Abstract Schistosomiasis or bilharziasis was named after Theodore Bilharz a German surgeon who worked in Cairo. He was the first person to identify the aetiological agent Schistosoma […]

Tumour Promoting Potentials of HAART backbone (NNRTIs and NRTIs) leading to increase cancer risk among AIDs patients

ZAKARI Aisha Department of Health and sport, University of East London, London, United Kingdom,Current Address: Fabson close, Kagoro bye Express, Kaduna State, Nigeria,Telephone: +2348068423974 Abstract Introduction: Since the discovery of AIDS in 1980, the development of cancers has featured as a major problem in HIV patients. The extents of malignancies kept increasing among HIV infected population than […]

Soil mycofloral communities across different land-use types

Shazia Habib Department of Environmental Science, Amar Singh College, J&K, India-190008 Abstract A total of 36 fungal species were isolated during the study. The soil mycoflora was cultured using serial dilution and plate count method on PDA and Malt Extract Agar supplemented with streptomycin. The fungal density was recorded maximum during summers followed by spring […]

Screening of VRE with special emphasis on the determination of MIC of Vancomycin and Teicoplanin for Enterococci

L.Triveda  Department of Microbiology, SRM Medical college Hospital and Research Institute, Kattankulathur V.Mangayarkarasi Department of Microbiology, SRM Medical college Hospital and Research Institute, Kattankulathur Abstract Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE) have recently emerged as nosocomial pathogen with intrinsic resistance to many antimicrobial agents making them difficult to treat. We investigated the prevalence of vancomycin resistance in Enterococci isolated […]

Antimicrobial activity and Antioxidant activity of Flacourtia jangomas stem from Bihar, India

Gulnaaz sabri GITAM University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh Y Vimala  GITAM University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh Abstract Flacourtia jangomas is mostly observed in Southeast Asia and East Asia. Its origin is wild and from tropical Asia, especially India. The Common names of Flacourtia jangomas are Coffee plum, Indian plum, Manila cherry and Paniala. Traditional uses of Flacourtia jangomas are that the fruits […]

Control of environmental factors on cariogenic Streptococcus strains isolated from dental plaque-their interspecies competition

Shailja Singh Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India Richa Sharma Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India Abstract Streptococcus strains isolated from different categories- male, female and children of caries active and caries free mouth, where tested to characterize their tolerance efficiency for growth under varying temperature, pH, moisture, salt concentration, sugar concentration, oxidative stress, […]

Antibiotic resistance pattern in Urinary tract infection patients in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Shobha Shrivastava Sarojini Naidu Government Girls PG College, Bhopal, Bhopal-462016 Madhya Pradesh, India Shuchi Gupta Barkatullah University, Habib-Ganj, Bhopal , Madhya Pradesh India Padmakar Tripathi Department of Health and Family Welfare Sehore-466116, Madhya Pradesh, India Abstract Infections including urinary tract infections are among the most common bacterial driven disease in humans, both as community-acquired and healthcare-associated infections. As per […]

Isolation and characterization of amino acid producing bacteria from cow dung

Abstract Isolation and characterization of three distinct amino acid producing bacteria from the cow dung (CD) suspensions under aerobic condition have been studied. Based on their morphological and biochemical characteristics, the isolates of white colour bacteria (WCB), red colour bacteria (RCB) and yellow colour bacteria (YCB) were identified to be Gram-positive, rod-shaped and non-motile microbes […]

Effect of plant age upon development of necrosis and occurrence of sclerotia, pycnidiospores in moth been infected with Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi.) Goid.

  Abstract Root rot of moth bean (Vigna aconitifolia (Jacq.) Marechal, caused by Macrophomina phaseolina is quite prevalent in the moth growing areas of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh state. The pathogen infects the moth plant at all ages and it results in a huge loss. The present study was undertaken to study the development of necrosis and occurrence of […]

Development of Fusarium oxysporum species complex (FOC) specific primers using Topoisomerase-II gene

  Abstract Fusarium is widely regarded as one of the most destructive and species-rich groups of phytopathogens. Most of the important crops affected by Fusarium leads to great loss to global agricultural economy. Members of the Fusarium oxysporum complex (FOC) are common soil-borne fungi which are known to cause wilt, crown rot and root rot in a number of crops. […]