Research Papers/Topics in Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Anti Microbial And Phytochemical Studies on Selected Nigerian Medicinal Plants: (1) Anti Microbial And Phytochemical Properties of Phyllanthus Discoideus (EUPHORBIACEAE).

ABSTRACT The aqueous methanolic extracts of 20 selected plant parts were screened for in-vitro antimicrobial activity against clinical strains of Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Klebsiella pneumonia, Salmonella typhi, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Aspergillus niger and Candida albicans at a test concentration of 10mg/ml using the agar well diffusion method and penicillin G, chloramphenicol and Nystatin as controls. The seeds of Parkia biglobosa, Glycine max, Voendze...

Diversity And Antibiogram of Microbial Contaminants Isolated From Foods Hawked in Nsukka Metropolis : Consideration For Public Health

ABSTRACT Hawked foods are cheap and easily accessible and have met the food needs of people in many cities and towns of developing countries. This study was aimed at ascertaining the diversity of microbial contaminants in foods hawked in Nsukka town. Seven different food samples of cooked foods hawked in Nsukka were examined for the presence of bacterial and fungal contaminants using the streak plate method on sterile nutrient agar plates and SDA plates respectively. The foods included;...