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
incidence of enteric bacteria and staphylococcus aureus in day care centers in akwa ibom state, nigeria.the incidence of enteric bacteria and staphylococcus aureus in four day care centers in akwa ibom state was studied using culture techniques. the percentage frequencies of the isolates from 124 samples were staphylococcus aureus (33.9), escherichia coli (19.0), klebsiella sp (14.4), citrobacter sp (12.5) and proteus mirabilis (7.4). the sources of contamination were floors, chairs, skin, bed linen, door handles, fans, children's tables, walls, windows, ceiling, headmistress's table and chairs, d ...200415272770
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