International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023

  • Molecular Detection of E. coli O157:H7 Isolated from Infants Diarrheal Stools and Its Sensitivity to Mangifera indica (Mango) and Bosweilia dalzeilii (Hano) Extracts

    Shinkafi Abubakar Liman, Yarima Mohammaed Bello, Deeni Yusuf Yahaya, Danjuma Lawal

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 30-36
    Received: 22 July 2022
    Accepted: 20 December 2022
    Published: 22 May 2023
    Abstract: M. indica and B. dalzeilii are common medicinal plants grown naturally in most parts of tropical and subtropical regions of Northern Nigeria. They are used traditionally in the treatment of diarrhea in children especially at teething age. This study was conducted to detect, isolate and identify E. coli O157:H7 from diarrheal stools of children and ... Show More
  • Microbial Lipases: Versatile Enzymes Which Hold Immense Potential in Industrial Application

    Sibani Sen Chakraborty

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 37-42
    Received: 10 April 2023
    Accepted: 10 June 2023
    Published: 21 June 2023
    Abstract: Lipases abundant in nature have a wide application in several industrial sectors. They can be isolated from a variety of sources but lipases isolated from microbes have huge demand due to the easy availability, cost efficiency, greater yield, simple genetic manipulation and higher thermostability. The lipase market is valued at US$ 690 Mn in 2021. ... Show More
  • Emergence of West Nile Virus in Ivory Coast

    Kamo Irie Lou Bohila Emilie, Sylla Yahaya, Diaha-Kouame Claude Aimee, Diane Kouao, Adjogoua Edgard Valery, Adje Kadio Herve, Dosso Mireille

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 43-47
    Received: 9 June 2023
    Accepted: 28 June 2023
    Published: 6 July 2023
    Abstract: West Nile fever is a neglected endemic pathology in West Africa. It is caused by a flavivirus. The objective of this work is to search from the national surveillance of yellow fever and Dengue viruses, the West Nile virus for the year 2019. Sera from samples diagnosed negative for yellow fever and dengue fever were used to detect specific anti-yell... Show More