pollution status of swimming pools in south-south zone of south-eastern nigeria using microbiological and physicochemical indices.microbiological and physicochemical characteristics of swimming pools in south eastern states of nigeria (akwa ibom and cross river) were investigated. the bacterial isolates included enterococcus faecalis, clostridium perfringens, bacillus cereus and escherichia coli. others were pseudomonas aeruginosa, staphylococcus aureus, proteus vulgaris and staphylococcus epidermidis, while fungal isolates were penicillium sp, rhizopus sp, aspergillus versicolor fusarium sp, trichophyton mentagrophytes, m ...200415691161
bacteria isolated from blood, stool and urine of typhoid patients in a developing country.blood, stool and urine samples were collected from 100 patients diagnosed as having typhoid in 5 hospitals in akwa ibom state and analyzed for the presence of salmonella species and other bacteria. of the 100 blood samples screened, 55 (55%) were positive with the widal test and 39 (39%) were positive on blood culture. thirteen (14.1%) out of 92 urine samples were positive for bacterial growth, while 22 (26.8%) of the stool cultures were positive out of the 82 samples screened. those within the ...200516124436
isolation of enterobacteria from diarrhoeic west african dwarf investigation was undertaken to determine enterobacteriaceae from faecal swabs of west african dwarf goats suffering from diarrhoea in the nsukka area of anambra state, nigeria. in one academic year a total of 37 enteric bacteria were successfully recovered aseptically from 35 faecal swabs from caprine species. the predominant enterobacteria pathogens isolated from diarrhoeic goats and their relative percentage frequency of isolation were: 27 escherichia (73%), 7 proteus (19%) and 3 shigella ...19883216800
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