Clement M Z Whong

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ENGLISH/ANGLAIS] Affiliations: 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Microbiology unit, Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State, NIGERIA 2 Department of Microbiology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, NIGERIA Address for Correspondence/ Adresse pour la Correspondance: olanike771@gmail.com Accepted/Accepté: February, 2012 Citation: Jimoh SO, Ado(More)
BACKGROUND Bacillus cereus is a soil bacterium and has been isolated from cooked and uncooked rice, milk and dairy products, meat, spices, garlic, vegetables, cereals and infant formulae. OBJECTIVE To report on the enteropathogenicity of B. cereus isolated from Nigerian foods. METHODS Forty-five Bacillus cereus isolates classified as diarrhoeal and(More)
INTRODUCTION Taenia solium cysticercosis is considered an emerging parasitic zoonosis of global importance due to its impact on both agriculture and public health in developing countries. Epidemiological information on human cysticercosis is limited in Nigeria. This study was conducted to determine the seroprevalence of human cysticercosis in areas of(More)
This study investigated the effect of heat and ethanol on fermentable yeast cells. Fermentable yeast cells (Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains and non-saccharomyces species) were subjected to varying temperature (37, 40 and 44°C) and ethanol concentration (8, 10, 14 and 18%) respectively. In the research, 55.35% of the fermentable yeasts were highly(More)
Although recent reports indicated that produce contamination with foodborne pathogens is widespread in Nigeria, the sources and magnitude of microbial contamination of fruits and vegetables on farms and in markets have not been thoroughly identified. To ascertain possible pathways of contamination, the frequency and magnitude of coliform and Escherichia(More)
The effect of Cannabis sativa on trypanosome-infected rats was examined. An aqueous extract of the seeds administered at a dose of 50 mg/kg/d cured animals infected with Trypanosome brucei brucei of blood stream parasites. Six fractions eluted from the crude extract by column chromatography were assessed for trypanocidal properties. Of these, only 2(More)
BACKGROUND A number of studies document the prevalence of Taenia solium infections in Nigeria, yet these studies do not cover porcine cysticercosis in private home slaughter slabs where there is no routine meat inspection and backyard pig keeping, slaughtering and sale are common practice. METHODS An environmental and sanitary assessment was conducted(More)
ENGLISH/ANGLAIS] Affiliations: 1Department of Biological Sciences, Microbiology unit, Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State, NIGERIA 2Department of Microbiology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State,NIGERIA * Email Address for Correspondence/ Adresse de courriel pour la correspondance: olanike771@gmail.com Accepted/Accepté: February, 2012 Full(More)
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