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  • 1. ASSESSING THE ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY PATTERN OF MICROORGANISMS PRESENT IN ...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION Yoghurt is a fermented dairy product obtained from the lactic acid fermentation of milk. It is one of the most popular fermented milk products in the world and produced commercially at home. (Willey et al., 2008). In its commercial production, non fat or low fat milk is pasteurized cooled to 43°c and are inoculated with known cultures of microorganisms referred...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  975 engagements | 

  • 2. ASSESSMENT OF NEWCASTLE DISEASE VIRUS ANTIBODIES AMONG BIRDS REARED

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0  INTRODUCTION   Newcastle disease (ND) is one of the most important avian viral diseases because of its high economic impact on the poultry industry. Newcastle disease was discovered in Newcastle upon Tyne. Newcastle upon Tyne is a city and a metropolitan borough of Tyne and wear, in northeast England in 1926 (Doyle, 1927), but at this time slightly different strains were found...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  328 engagements | 

  • 3. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF DISINFECTANT EFFICIENCY OF ETHANOL, BLEACH AND PHENOLICS AG...

    » ABSTRACT Ethanol, Bleach and Phenolics are three kinds of disinfectants which have been widely used in common laboratories.  In this study, a compared experiment on these three disinfectants efficiency was conducted against Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa using agar hole diffusion method. Different concentrations of bleach (1%, 2%, 3%, 4% and 5%) were used on both organisms....Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  409 engagements | 

  • 4. DETERMINING THE CULTURE CONDITION FOR MAXIMUM LIPASE PRODUCTION BY ISOLATED MICR...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION         Ugba also called ukpaka is a popular food delicacy in Nigeria especially among Ibo ethnic group. It is rich in protein and is obtained by a solid state fermentation of the seed of African oil bean tree (Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth). It is essential food item from various traditional ceremonies where it is mixed with slices of boiled stock fish ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  260 engagements | 

  • 5. DETERMINING THE MAJOR AETIOLOGIC AGENT OF URETHRITIS

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION Chlamydiae are small gram negative obligate intracellular microorganisms that preferentially infect squamocolumnar epithelial cell (www. Google. Com.2010).         Chlamydia is the most prevalent sexually transmitted disease resulting in urethritis, with frequencies exceeding those of Neisseria gonorrhoeae           In the United State for insta...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  228 engagements | 

  • 6. INVESTIGATING THE LEVEL OF MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION OF YOGHURTS SOLD

    »  CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION         Yoghurt is a cultural diary product produced by lactic fermentation of milk (Hui, 1992). Yoghurt is produced by the controlled fermentation of milk by two species of bacteria; Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Strptococcus thermophilus.         These two species of bacteriae have now been established as the yoghurt starters.       ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  419 engagements | 

  • 7. ISOLATION OF MICROCOCCUS FROM FERMENTED UGBA

    » TABLE OF CONTENT Title page Certification Dedication Acknowledgement Table of content CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Aims and objectives CHAPTER TWO Literature review 2.1 Fermented foods 2.2 Pentaclethra macrophylla 2.3 Botany 2.4 Ecology 2.5 Growt and Development 2.6 Method of production 2.7 Micrococcus species in ugba 2.8 Environmental isolation of micrococcus CHAPTER THREE 3.0 Materials and m...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  221 engagements | 

  • 8. STATISTICAL MODEL OF EFFECTS OF WEIGHT ON PATIENTS WITH HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0  INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study           The number of people with high blood pressure is in the increase and research has shown that this condition is hightened by overweight of the patient. That is to say, the more one increases in weight, the higher the tendency of him or her becoming hypertensive. Mori TA (2007).           In essence, there is a...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  213 engagements | 

  • 9. PREVALENCE AND ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY OF GRAM NEGATIVE BACTERIA IN THE URI...

    »   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 ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  272 engagements | 

  • 10. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF PIPEBORNE WATER AND OTHER SOURCES OF WATER FOR HUMAN CON...

    » 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 Escheric...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  264 engagements | 

  • 11. 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 Bacillussubtilis,(33.33), Bacillus pumulis (41.66),   Bacillus licheniformis (25) were identified based...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  176 engagements | 

  • 12. PURIFICATION AND PROPERTIES OF ALPHA AMYLASE PRODUCED FROM BACILLUS SUBTILIS ISO...

    » ABSTRACT   Thermophiles are organisms which are adapted to live at high temperatures. The enzymes from thermophiles find a number of commercial applications because of their thermostability and thermoactivity including in beer brewing. One of the most attractive attributes of thermophiles is that they produce enzymes capable of catalysing biochemical reactions at temperatures higher than those of...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  133 engagements | 

  • 13. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE SEROLOGICAL STATUS FOR NEWCASTLE DISEASE IN LOCAL CHI...

    » ABSTRACT   Newcastle disease (ND) is the most important viral disease of poultry in the world including developing countries. In Africa and Asia, it is a major constraint against the development of both Industrial and village poultry production. A serological study was conducted to estimate the level of circulating antibodies against ND in unvaccinated local chickens, raised under traditional man...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  126 engagements | 

  • 14. ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITIES AND PHYSICO-CHEMICAL ANALYSES OF HONEYS FROM Hypotrigon...

    » ABSTRACT   Honey has been used traditionally for ages to treat infectious diseases. Antimicrobial activity of honey is complex due to the involvement of multiple bioactive compounds. The physico chemical and antimicrobial properties of honey varieties from Apis mellifera and stingless bees,Hypotrigona sp. (Okotobo Igbo) and Melipona sp. (Ifufu Igbo) were studied using International Honey C...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  181 engagements | 

  • 15. COMPARATIVE TOXICITY OF CRUDE OIL AND KEROSENE ON THE GROWTH OF NITRIFYING BACTE...

    » ABSTRACT   Crude oil and kerosene have useful applications in the society and are, therefore, used as sources of income and energy. However, the spills arising from crude oil and kerosene in our environment are becoming a visible problem in our ecosystem. Crude oil and kerosene pollute our farmlands and other arable lands and may negatively affect the growth and activities of nitrifying bacteria ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  212 engagements | 

  • 16. GROWTH RESPONSES TO ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS FACTORS BY OSMOPHILIC YEASTS ISOLATED F...

    » ABSTRACT   Yeasts are continuously exposed to series of changes within their natural habitat in the environment. Their growth and proliferation are readily affected by certain factors in their environment. This study was designed to isolate osmophilic yeast from honey and to evaluate the effect of some stress factors such as temperature, pH, NaCl, heavy metals and preservatives on the growth of y...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  148 engagements | 

  • 17. IDENTIFICATION AND EVALUATION OF IMMUNO-MODULATORY PROPERTIES OF PREBIOTICS EXTR...

    » ABSTRACT   Prebiotics are non digestible food substances that when consumed provide a beneficial physiological effect on the host, by selectively stimulating the favourable growth or activity of a limited number of indigenous bacteria. Most known prebiotics are complex carbohydrates commonly found in fruits, vegetables and plant products. Vernonia amygdalina, commonly called bitter leaf is widel...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  141 engagements | 

  • 18. MULTIDRUG RESISTANCE PROFILES OF CLINICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISOLATES OF PSEUDOMO...

    »   Abstract   The emergence of multiple antibiotic resistance in bacteria and the indiscriminate use of antibiotics contribute to the dissemination of resistant pathogens in the environment which may cause problems in therapy and is a serious public health issue. This study was conducted to determine the incidence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and E.coli isolates in certain clinical and environme...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  185 engagements | 

  • 19. STUDIES ON THE CO-INFECTIVITY OF HIV AND ATYPICAL MYCOBACTERIA

    » ABSTRACT   The increasing global incidence of tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) has been attributed to immunosuppresion due to the Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic.  The paucity of information on the contribution of NTM to mycobacterial infections in Africa including Nigeria has however been closely associated with limited laboratory culture for its isolation and ide...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  146 engagements | 

  • 20. STUDIES ON THE OCCURRENCE OF BETA-LACTAMASES IN MEMBERS OF THE GENERA Salmonella...

    » ABSTRACT   Salmonella and Shigella species isolated from human faecal samples were examined for Beta lactamase production and resistance to some antibiotic agents. Age distribution of sources of resistant isolates showed thatShigella isolates from Youths (18 30 years) were more resistant to Ampicillin (66.67%) and Augmentin (33.33%) than isolates from Infants (6 months 4 years) which showed ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  157 engagements | 


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