Research Papers/Topics in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Investigating The Virulent Genes and Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns of V. Cholerae O1 in Environmental and Clinical Isolates in Accra

ABSTRACT Background: Cholera has been endemic in Ghana, since it was first detected in 1970. Outbreaks have often started in slums of the city especially Accra. In spite of the overwhelming nature of cholera outbreak that has resulted in high mortality and morbidity, there is little information on the reservoir of the causative agent. It has however, been shown that long-term survival of the bacteria may be attained in watery environments or in humans with no signs of cholera. Consequently, ...

Electrolite Imbalance in Type 2 Diabetics

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background Of StudyThe prevalence of diabetes is increasing rapidly and electrolyte disturbances are common in patients with diabetes. According to World Health Organization, over 1.4 Nigerians are diabetic in 2017. Diabetes can be defined as a disease condition in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood. They are two majo...