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Microorganisms associated with sub-Clinical mastitis and their impact on milk production in camels (Camelus Dromedarius) in semi-arid lands of Northern Kenya
(International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 2005)
Camels are adapted to the arid and semi arid lands (ASAL), but their full milking potential is affected by udder infection especially sub-clinical mastitis. The purpose of this study was to identify the most common pathogens ...
Heavy metal tolerance and antibiotic resistance profiles of gram negative bacteria isolated from Lake Victoria, Kenya
(African Journals Online, 2007)
Pollution and increased levels of heavy metals in the Lake Victoria Wetlands are suspected to be negatively influencing the biota in one of the world most important freshwater resources. In this study, fecal contamination ...
Susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori and Candida spp. to the east African plant Terminalia spinosa.
Trees of the genus Terminalia have long been used in the traditional medicine of Kenya (East Africa). In an ethnopharmacological approach, extracts of the stem bark of Terminalia spinosa were investigated for antibacterial ...
The kill kinetics of Ximenia caffra sond. (Olacaceae) extracts against selected bacteria and fungi
(African Journals Online, 2004)
Bacteria are tested against antibiotics because of the resistance these bacteria show against known anti-microbial agents. Similar tests are done on plant extracts and isolated plant compounds. In this study, crude extracts ...
Microorganisms associated with sub-clinical Mastitis in the Kenyan Camel (Camelus dromedarius)
(African Journals Online, 2003)
Over a period of 11 months, 435 milk samples were collected from 92 lactating female camels on a ranch in Northern Kenya that was traditionally managed. The samples were examined bacteriologically to determine the causative ...