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Multidrug resistant Salmonella typhi in asymptomatic typhoid carriers among food handlers in Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu.
PURPOSE to screen Salmonella typhi in asymptomatic typhoid carriers and to find out drug resistance and ability of the strains to transmit drug resistance to other bacteria. METHODS CulturalExpand
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Incidence and screening of wound infection causing microorganisms
Different types of wounds samples were collected from 19 patients during March-April 2011 in Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, India. Four types of bacterial species were isolated and identified by selectiveExpand
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Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using Acacia leucophloea extract and their antibacterial activity
The immense potential of nanobiotechnology makes it an intensely researched field in modern medicine. Green nanomaterial synthesis techniques for medicinal applications are desired because of theirExpand
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Physical chemical and biological characterization of a new bacteriocin produced by Bacillus cereus NS02.
OBJECTIVE To screen the bacteriocinogenic isolate from buffalo milk and to characterize it on physical, chemical and biological aspects for the application in biopreservation. METHODS BacillusExpand
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Process optimization of cellulase production from alkali-treated coffee pulp and pineapple waste using Acinetobacter sp. TSK-MASC
The aim of this study was to assess the mixed combination of coffee pulp waste (CPW) and pineapple waste (PW) residues for cellulase production using newly isolated Acinetobacter sp. TSK-MASC inExpand
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Production of bacteriocin and their application in food products
Abstract Objective To isolate bacteriocin- producing lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and to asses its preservative effects on food products. Methods Lactobacillus strain was isolated from chickenExpand
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An epidemiological surveillance of asymptomatic typhoid carriers associated in respect to socioeconomic status in India
The term ‘enteric fever’ was coined to embrace both typhoid and paratyphoid. It was known as a generalized infection of the reticuloendothelial system and intestinal lymphoid tissue accompanied byExpand
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Characterization of bacteriocin producing lactic acid bacteria and its application as a food preservative
Lactic acid producing bacteria was isolated from Whey. The isolated strain Lactobacillus fermentum KN02 was potent producer of bacteriocins. Bacterioicin produced by the isolate KN02 had a largeExpand
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A comparative analysis of TLR5 polymorphism and clinical parameters in typhoid patients and asymptomatic typhoid carriers
AimTyphoid fever is a serious health problem in tropical and developing countries. Although asymptomatic typhoid carriers show no clinical signs, they can spread infection to others. This studyExpand
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Eco-friendly biosynthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles using Tinospora cordifolia (Thunb.) Miers and evaluate its antibacterial, antioxidant potential
Abstract The present study reports an eco-friendly, rapid and easy method for synthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) using Tinospora cordifolia as a reducing and capping agent. The differentExpand
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