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Isolation and Identification by Morphological and Biochemical Methods of Antibiotic Producing Microorganisms from the gut of Macrotermes michaelseni in Maseno, Kenya
(Journal of Applied Biology & Biotechnology, 2016-01)
The major gut microflora colonizing the hind gut of higher termites, include morphologically diverse microorganisms. The objective of this study was to identify by morphological and biochemical methods of the antibiotic ...
Pathogenic Vibrio strains isolated from human stool and water samples from Western Kenya
(Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 2016)
Investigate the type of pathogenic Vibrio strains from water and stool samples collected from Migori, SonduMiriu, Nyando and Yala regions in Western Kenya.
Source Attribution of Salmonella and Escherichia coli Contaminating Lake Victoria fish in Kenya
(RESEARCH GATE, 2018)
Escherichia coli and Salmonella are major contaminants of fish from Lake Victoria but the sources and possible reservoirs of these microbes have not been determined. Fish and environmental samples were collected from five ...
Efficacy of synergized and non-synergized Tagetes minuta methanol extract in controlling Periplaneta americana within households
(Malhotra Publishing House, 2015)
In this study, comparative analysis of Sesamum indicum L. oil synergized and non-synergized methanol extract of the T. minuta were assayed against P. americana collected from households within Maseno Division, Kenya. The ...
Microbial assessment of selected earthen fish ponds in western Kenya
Water-borne infections are among the most recent emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases throughout the world. WHO estimates that 80% of all illnesses in the world are caused by water-borne disease pathogens that ...
Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Enterobacteriaceae isolated from domesticated animals and the environment in Lake Victoria, Kenya
Faecal coliform levels in Lake Victoria waters progressively reduced away (0–150 m) from the lake shores. Enterobacter, Escherichia coli, Klebseilla, Proteus and Citrobacter were recovered at high frequencies from water ...
Effect of Diplostomum species on length-weight relationship of farmed nile tilapia in Kibos area, Kisumu City, Kenya
(HATASO Enterprises, LLC, 2013-01-01)
Diplostomum species metacercariae are parasitic trematodes that pose significant economic threat to fish farming worldwide. Nile tilapia ranks the most commercialized fish in Kenya besides being a cheap source of highly ...
Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) in the Morgues: Management and practice of the universal precautions in Morgues in Kenya
Morgues provide a risky work environment that requires universal safety precaution since it presents a variety of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) challenges. Although OHS is a top priority internationally, in ...
Antibiotic Resistance of Escherichia coli from Humans and Black Rhinoceroses in Kenya
(Springer US, 2019-12-07)
Upsurge of antibiotic resistance in wildlife poses unprecedented threat to wildlife conservation. Surveillance of antibiotic resistance at the human–wildlife interface is therefore needed. We evaluated differences in ...
In vitro anthelmintic activity of Albizia gummifera, Crotalaria axillaris, Manilkara discolor, Teclea trichocarpa and Zanthoxylum usambarense using sheep nematodes
(African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2017)
Background: Albizia gummifera, Crotalaria axillaris, Manilkara discolor, Teclea trichocarpa and Zanthoxylum usambarense are used to treat different ailments in many parts of the world. For instance, A. gummifera is used ...