Now showing items 1-6 of 6
Non-epec typable escherichia coli serotypes causing urinary tract infections at a University community clinic, Nairobi, Kenya
(International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, 2010)
Escherichia coli is the predominant cause of urinary tract infections, and is gaining prominence in medical practice due to increasing resistance to widely used antimicrobials including some specified in the world Health ...
Isolation and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Escherichia coli causing urinary tract infections
Objective: Escherichia coli is the greatest cause of primary urinary tract infections (UTI). Antimicrobial susceptibility testing provides information that allows physicians to select the most appropriate antimicrobial agents ...
Antibiotic resistance patterns of Escherichia coli isolated from HIV-sero positive adults at Mbagathi District Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya.
(Biosciences Journals, 2010)
Objectives: To determine changes in antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli from persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Methodology and results: A total of 264 strains of E. coli were isolated from PLWHA. The isolates ...
Bioactivity determination of methanol and water extracts for roots and leaves of Kenyan Psidium guajava L landraces against pathogenic bacteria
Psidium guajava L) is native to South America and exists as both wild and cultivated. Guava has been used as a source of food and raw materials for pharmaceuticals. The aim of this study was to determine bioactivity of ...
Antimicrobial evaluation of crude methanolic leaf extracts from selected medicinal plants against escherichia coli
(OMICS International, 2016-01)
This study was aimed at determining the antibacterial effects of the selected plant leaf extracts of Tagetes minuta, Aloe secundiflora, Vernonia lasiopus and Bulbine frutescens against clinical isolate of Escherichia coli. ...
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns and Conjugation Characteristics of Escherichia Coli Isolates from Broiler and Indigenous Chicken in Kericho County, Kenya
Improper use of antibiotics is a leading factor in promoting emergence, selection and dissemination of drug resistance in human/veterinary medicine. Resistant pathogens can spread to the public through food and environmental ...