Research Papers/Topics in Biological Science

Personal Hygiene and Occurrence of Diseases Among Primary School Children in Makindye Municipality, Kampala, Uganda

ABSTRACT The study revealed into the relationship between personal hygiene and the occurrence of diseases primary school children in Makindye municipality where the following aspects were investigated: (1). personal hygiene practices among primary school children, (2). occurrence of disease among primary school, (3). relationship between hygiene practices and occurrence of diseases, (4). difference between personal hygiene practices and occurrence of diseases between private and public primar...

Teachers Utility of Outdoor Science and Technology

ABSTRACT The study assessed the level of teachers’ utilisation of outdoor science educational activities in teaching basic science and technology in Ebonyi state. The study was guided by six (6) research questions and five (5) hypotheses. The population of the study comprised all the ten thousand, five hundred and twenty six (10 526) basic science and technology teachers in Ebonyi state from which a sample of one thousand fifty six (1 056) was drawn. Six (6) researcher developed basic scien...

The Impact of Stress on Students’ Academic Performance in Secondary Schools of Kampala District: A Case Study of St.Mary’s Secondary School Muntungo.

ABSTRACT This study examined the major causes of stress, its main impacts and its overcoming measures among students of St. Mary~s secondary School Mutungo. The main objective will be to identify the major impact of stress on academic performance of students in selected schools ok NAKAWA DIVISION, WAKISO district. A quantitative method was used in gathering and analyzing the data. For this purpose, questionnaires were distributed to male and female students of St. Mary’s secondary school Mu...

Learning Resources and Mathematics Performance of Learners in Selected Secondary Schools in Kaliiro Sub-County Lyantonde District, Uganda.

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION IAPPROVAL iiiDEDICATION ivACKNOWLEDGEMENT vTABLE OF CONTENTS viLIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ixABSTRACT xCfl—iAP1E~~. ONE 11.0 Introduction 11.1 Background of the Study 11.2 Statement of the problem 21.3 Purpose of the Study 21.4 Research Objectives 31.4.1 General Objective 31.4.2 Specific Objectives~ 31.5 Research Questions 31.6 Scope of the study 41.6.1 Content Scope 41.6.2 Time scope 41.6.3 Geographical scope 41.7 Significance of the Study 4C [LAPTER. TV...

Water Availability And Household Sanitation and Hygiene: Case Study of Koboko Town Council, Kobo District Northern Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTS Declaration i Approval ii Dedication iii Acknowledgement iv Table of contents v List of tables ix List of acronyms x Abstract xi CHAPTER ONE:INTRODUCTION 1 1.0 Introduction 1 1.1 Background of the Study 1 1.1.1 Historically Background 1 1.1.2 Theoretical Background 2 1.1.3 Conceptual Background 3 1.1.4 Contextual Background 3 1.1 Statement of the Problem 4 1.2 Objectives of the Study 5 1.2.1 General Objective 5 1.2.2 Specific Objectives 5 1.3 Research Questions 5 1.4 Scope ...

ANTIBACTERIAL POTENCY OF SELECTED MEDICATED SOAPS ON SKINISOLATES GOTTEN FROM HOSTEL OCCUPANTS OF CRUTECH, CALABAR CAMPUS, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Skin flora refers to the microorganisms which reside on the skin many of which are bacteria. Resident bacteria can cause skin disease and enter the blood system, creating life-threatening disease, particularly in immune-suppressed people. Diseases of the skin include impetigo, boils, erysipelas, scabies, folliculitis, cellulitis etc. This present study aims at determining the antibacterial activity of various antiseptic soaps against bacterial isolates present on the skin of hoste...

ISOLATION, CHARACTERIZATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF BACTERIA ASSOCIATED WITH COW SUYA MEAT SOLD IN CALABAR METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT The consumption of Cow suya meat is on the increase because of it health benefits, it inexpensiveness compared to Goat meat, and the demand.Bacteriological analysis was carried out on 10 suya samples collected from four (4) different vendors within 4 different locations (Ekpo Abasi, Bogobiri, Yellow Duke and Abang asang). The samples were analyzed using standard bacteriological techniques. Total bacterial cell count was determined through pour plating method serial diluted to factor...

EXTRACTION OF HEAVY METALS ASSOCIATED WITH DIFFERENT SPECIES OF PERIWINKLE PURCHASED WITHIN CALABAR METROPOLIS, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Periwinkles are invertebrates belonging to the phylum Mollusca and are usually found in Creeks, lagoons and mangrove swamps. They are cheap sources of protein and they have a wide range of health benefits. The present investigation was carried out to determine the concentration of heavy metals (Cu, Zn, Fe, Ca and Pb) in different species of Periwinkle (Pachymelania byronensis, Pachymelania aurita and Tympanotonus fuscatus) gotten from Jebs and Ikang creeks both of Calabar metropoli...

PREVALENCE OF Salmonella and Shigella spp in Pachymelania aurita (PERIWINKLE) PURCHASED FROM DIFFERENT CREEKS IN CALABAR METROPOLIS, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This study was designed to ascertain the prevalence of Salmonella spp and Shigella spp and other species of bacteria associated with the contamination of Pachymelania aurita (Periwinkle) in different creeks in Calabar metropolis. This study was carried out in Ikang and Jebs creeks both in Cross river state, Nigeria. One hundred and eighty (180) Periwinkle samples ranging from 1.8-4.6cm in length and 1.6-3.3g in weight were purchased from both creeks. The samples were transported in ...

ISOLATION CHARACTERIZATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF BACTERIA ASSOCIATED WITH HAWKED BARBECUE CHICKEN SOLD IN CALABAR METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT There is a reasonable increase in the consumption of barbecue chicken meat, which is due to the it nutritional value. An investigation was conducted to isolate, characterize and identify bacteria associated with hawked barbecue chicken obtained from Calabar metropolis using basically two different agar media which are Nutrient agar and Macconkey agar. The samples were analyzed using standard microbiological methods. A total of 67 isolates were obtained from 20 samples which were got...

BACTERIOLOGICAL QUALITY OF DIFFERENT SOURCES OF DRINKING WATER WITHIN IKOM LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF CROSS RIVERSTATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Water is a necessity for living, and so there is a need to conduct analysis to check if it is safe or not for consumption. Bacteriological examination of water samples sourced within Ikom L.G.A, Cross River State was carried out to determine the bacterial load in the water samples and to determine the organisms that contaminates it. The samples were rain, stream, well, and pipe-borne water. They were collected within Ikom in sterile containers and transported to the Laboratory. Using...

ANTIBACTERIAL POTENCY OF SELECTED LOCAL MEDICATED SOAP ON SKIN ISOLATE

ABSTRACT Five local soaps! Duduosun, Zee, Hause Soap, Yoruba Soap and Yoruba Soap were investigated for their antibacteria activities against Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus spp, Bacillus spp and Klebsiella spp. Identification of the bacteria species was by standard microbiological techniques which included Gram staining and biochemical testing/,. Minimum inhibitory and minimum bacteria activities of the soaps were determined by the disc ...

Research on Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Infection: Spread, Prevention and Cure

This work was done as an academic research on the HPV disease and how it is spread, it preventions and cure. ABSTRACT HPV Infection may lead to bodily complications if it stays in the body longer above 2years. It may cause genital warts that turns into cancer gradually. The low level of HPV infection are not too risky and the individual mostly do not show signs of the infection and sometimes it can be un-notice by some individuals until after many months that the disease begin to lead to com...

The Mycological Deterioration of Maize Stored in Different Facilities Within Enugu Metropolis

Abstract This research was carried out to study the mycological deterioration of stored maize in different storage facilities within Enugu metropolis. The study was carried out in some selected markets and homes in Enugu State, Nigeria this involved a cross-sectional study which covered four (4) different market locations (Akwata, Gariki, New market, Abakpa market and two (2) different homes (Thinkers corner and Ugwuaji) with different storage methods (storage in gallons and in kitchen chimne...

Bacteria and Fungi Involved in Yogurt Production

ABSTRACT Yogurt sold at different manufacturer, in Ilorin Kwara State was taken to the laboratory and examined, different bacteria and fungi were found in all the yoghurt tested using conventional methods. The implications of these micro organisms were discussed. 


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