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Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in eight African hospitals and Malta.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) poses a serious therapeutic problem worldwide, and its frequency in most African countries has not been reported. This study was aimed atExpand
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Medicinal plants useful for malaria therapy in Okeigbo, Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria.
There is increasing resistance of malaria parasites to chloroquine, the cheapest and commonly used drug for malaria in Nigeria. Artemisin, a product from medicinal plant indigenous to China, based onExpand
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Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase Enzymes in Clinical Isolates of Enterobacter Species from Lagos, Nigeria
ABSTRACT Over a 9-month period, 8 of 40 nonduplicate isolates of Enterobacter spp. producing extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) were detected for the first time from two hospitals in Lagos,Expand
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Multidrug Resistance in E.coli 0157 Strains and the Public Health Implication
A survey of the antimicrobial resistant pattern of E.coli 0157 strains obtained from farm- animals and human infections in Lagos and Ogun state in Nigeria was carried out. A total of 350 fresh faecalExpand
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Antibacterial activity of some medicinal plants from Nigeria.
Traditional herbalists in Nigeria use a variety of herbal preparations to treat different kinds of ailments, including many microbial infections, such as gonorrhoea, sore throat and diarrhoea. InExpand
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Chemical analysis and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Syzigium aromaticum (clove)
Steam distillation of the dry flower buds of Syzigium aromaticum (clove) yielded 7% (w/w) of the pure light yellow oil. Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) analysis of the oil revealed thatExpand
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In vitro antimicrobial activity of crude extracts from plants Bryophyllum pinnatum and Kalanchoe crenata.
Extracts from the leaves of Bryophyllum pinnatum and Kalanchoe crenata were screened for their antimicrobial activities. Solvents used included water, methanol, and local solvents such as palmwine,Expand
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Evaluation of the antimicrobial properties of different parts of Citrus aurantifolia (lime fruit) as used locally.
We investigated the potency of Citrus aurantifolia (Lime fruit), against pathogens, in the different forms in which this fruit plant is used locally (juice of the fruit, burnt rind of the fruitExpand
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Bacterial flora of burn wounds in Lagos, Nigeria: a prospective study.
A prospective study of burn wound sepsis was carried out on 31 consecutive patients with fresh burns. Wound swab cultures were assessed at weekly intervals for 5 weeks. The study revealed that whileExpand
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Sequence type ST131 and ST10 complex (ST617) predominant among CTX-M-15-producing Escherichia coli isolates from Nigeria.
Of 109 clinical Escherichia coli isolates from two major tertiary hospitals in Lagos (University Teaching Hospital and the National Orthopaedic Hospital Igbobi), 14 (12.8%) extended-spectrumExpand
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