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Microbial contamination of herbal preparations in Lagos, Nigeria.
Sir, Traditional herbalists in Nigeria use various herbal preparations to treat various types of ailments, including diarrhoea, cough, 'neonatal fistula', convulsions, skin diseases, etc. (1). MostExpand
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Characterization And Pathogenicity Of Vibrio Spp. Contaminating Seafoods In Lagos, Nigeria.
Twenty-five seafood samples (shrimps, crabs and cuttle fish) collected from seven Fishing Companies and some local fishermen in Lagos, Nigeria, were examined for the presence of Vibrio species. AExpand
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SCREENING OF CRUDE EXTRACTS OF TWELVE MEDICINAL PLANTS AND “WONDER-CURE” CONCOCTION USED IN NIGERIA UNORTHODOX MEDICINE FOR ACTIVITY AGAINST MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS ISOLATED FROM TUBERCULOSIS
The antimicrobial activity of extracts of twelve Nigerian medicinal plant species and a “wonder cure” concoction [Epa –Ijebu]; used in traditional medicine for the treatment of tuberculosis and coughExpand
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Effect of some herbicides used in Nigeria on Rhizobium phaseoli, Azotobacter vinelandii and Bacillus subtilis.
The effect of three herbicides namely Agroxone, Atranex 50SC and 2,4-Damine on Azotobacter vinelandii, Rhizobium phaseoli and Bacillus subtilis were studied. These bacteria were isolated from aExpand
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Antimicrobial activity of extracts of local cough mixtures on upper respiratory tract bacterial pathogens.
The punched-hole and the paper disc diffusion methods were used in screening for the antimicrobial activity of six common ingredients used locally in cough mixtures, against the following bacteria:Expand
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Clinical and Socio- Demographic Risk Factors for Acquisition of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Nigeria
Background The aim of the study was to assess clinical and socio-demographic characteristics as well as prior drug usage as risk factors for Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection in Nigeria.Expand
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Isolation and characterisation of antibiotic producing microorganisms in composted Nigerian soil.
Compost samples obtained from different locations within the premises of the university of Lagos were analysed to determine the presence and types of antibiotic-producing bacteria, fungi andExpand
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Non-plasmid mediated multi-drug resistance in Vibrio and Aeromanas spp . isolated from seafoods in Lagos
Fifty seafood samples comprising of shrimps, crabs and cuttlefish collected from fishing companies in Lagos between September 2007 and May 2008, were cultured on TCBS agar after enrichment in APW.Expand
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Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection among dyspeptic patients with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus in Nigeria.
BACKGROUND This multicenter study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection among dyspeptic patients with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Expand
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