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Antimicrobial resistant coagulase positive Staphylococcus aureus from chickens in Maiduguri,Nigeria
Staphylococcus aureus is an important agent of food poisoning in poultry and associated with many clinical syndromes including tenosynovitis, omphalitis, femoral head necrosis, infected hock and stifle joints secondary to coccidiosis and “bumblefoot”.
Serological prevalence of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia in agro-pastoral areas of Nigeria
- A. Suleiman, M. Bello, A. Dzikwi, A. M. Talba, H. Grema, Y. Geidam
- Biology, MedicineTropical Animal Health and Production
- 19 April 2015
Although eradication is more likely to be achieved through regional approaches, enhanced vaccination coverage supported with targeted surveillance and a trace back system based on cattle trade and movement records will sustain effective control of the disease in the Nigerian cattle population.
A six year (2005-2010) retrospective study of avian coccidiosis diagnosed in Gombe veterinary clinic, Nigeria
Chicken Coccidiosis remains one of the major diseases of concern in the poultry production enterprise in Nigeria and is endemic with higher prevalence during the rainy season in Gombe, a six year retrospective study found.
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): A Review
The spatial distribution of MRSA indicates interspecies transmission and colonization of different populations and this review summarizes the current knowledge, transmission pattern and the epidemiology ofMRSA from hospitals, communities, animals and their products.
Challenges of pastoral cattle production in a sub-humid zone of Nigeria
- A. Suleiman, E. Jackson, J. Rushton
- Geography, MedicineTropical Animal Health and Production
- 17 May 2015
A greater importance of land constraints and rustling relative to disease is revealed and policy issues on management of natural resources and livestock development given challenges associated with pastoralism and insecurity in Nigeria are highlighted.
Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria Isolated from Fish and Fish Handlers in Maiduguri, Nigeria
The continuous monitoring and surveillance of multidrug resistant bacteria in fish and fish handlers will not only reduce the risk of disease to the fishes but public health hazard to fish handlers and consumers in general.
Perceptions, circumstances and motivators affecting the implementation of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia control programmes in Nigerian Fulani pastoral herds.
Policy analysis for delivery of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia control strategies in sub-Saharan Africa.
The authors suggest the adoption of signed contractual agreements between the public and private sectors to support the vaccination of susceptible herds raised in endemic regions to increase vaccination coverage of susceptible cattle herds since current vaccination coverage is low.
The Study of HIV/AIDS Trend in Yobe State for the Prescribed Period (1999 – 2019)
The effect of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) global epidemic continue to emerge decades after the first wave of infection. Since the start of the…
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Methicillin Resistant Coagulase Negative Staphylococci (MRCoNS) Isolated from Fish and Fish Handlers in Maiduguri, Nigeria
MRSA and MRCoNS were detected in most parts of fresh fish and the marketing environments supplying fish to consumers in Maiduguri and further studies are needed to elucidate transmission routes of MRSA in relation to fresh fish.