Research Papers/Topics in Microbiology and Immunology

Immunoglobulin Levels in HIV Patients with Reference to Abo Blood Group

ABSTRACT This study aims at determining the effect of the ABO blood groups on the level of immunoglobulin classes in patients infected with HIV-1. One hundred and fifty three (153) confirmed HIV-1 positive subjects were enrolled in the study. These comprise of 62 (40.5%) males and 91 (59.5%) females. Sex and age-matched HIV-negative control were also recruited. The subjects comprise of adults aged 18 - 55 years with 36 years as the mean age. The study was conducted at the CDC-UNTH HIV clinic ...

INCIDENCE OF ENTERIC BACTERIA IN MILLET GRUEL AND COW MILK (FURA DA NONO) SOLD IN BALI METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT Since it is very evident that it is almost impossible for the local producers to carryout quality assessment on locally produced food drinks such as Fura da nono, special attention needs to be paid to the hygiene procedures during the line of processing. In Bali metropolis of Taraba State, Nigeria, it was reported at a certain period of time in the year 2020 that some Fura da nono consumers (specifically the new migrants) came down with diarrhea after consumption. This led to this wo...

RINKU SINGH- PROJECT PRESENTATION

Isolation, Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility test for various bacteria present in blood.

Diagnosis of Pre- and Post-treatment of Echinococcus granulosus with Counter current Immune Electrophoresis and Bacterial Co-agglutination

Abstract Objectives: Echinococcosis is a cyclozoonotic disease caused by E. granulosus. The canine mainly the dog represents the definitive host and immunity plays an important role in the control of the disease. This study was aimed to detect Echinococcus granulosus B-antibody for Dot-ELISA and antigen for counter-current immune electrophoresis (CIEP) and bacterial co-agglutination assay (Co-A). Methods: Follow-up of 23 surgical and chemotherapy patients from different hospitals of Khartou...