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Isolation and Phenotypic Characterization of E. Coli O157 and Salmonella Spp in a Slaughter House and Meat Sale Tables at Nsukka Market, Enugu State

Isolation and Phenotypic Characterization of E. Coli O157 and Salmonella Spp in a Slaughter House and Meat Sale Tables at Nsukka Market, Enugu State. ABSTRACT  Escherichia coli O157 and Salmonella spp. are major food borne pathogens and the emergence of these pathogens has been reported in many countries. The objectives of this study were to examine […]

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Prevalence of Fasciola Gigantica Eggs in Sheep and Goats and on Salad Vegetables in Zaria and Environs, Nigeria

Prevalence of Fasciola Gigantica Eggs in Sheep and Goats and on Salad Vegetables in Zaria and Environs, Nigeria. Abstract Fasciolosis is a worldwide parasitic disease common  in  ruminants,  especially  cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goats and swine. It may, however, affect humans if they consume contaminated vegetables or raw and improperly cooked liver from an animal infected […]

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Prevalence of Taenia and other Geohelminth Eggs in Soils of Recreational Parks of Abuja, Nigeria

Prevalence of Taenia and other Geohelminth Eggs in Soils of Recreational Parks of Abuja, Nigeria. Abstract Soil contaminated with Taenia eggs can cause health related problems, mostly to people who come in contact with such soil either by playing with the soil or during recreational activity on the infested soil. This research work studied 184 […]

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Seroepidemiology of Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia in Northern and Central Parts of Kaduna State, Nigeria

Seroepidemiology of Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia in Northern and Central Parts of Kaduna State, Nigeria. Abstract Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP), a respiratory disease of cattle caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subspecie mycoides Small Colony (MmmSC)  type  and  transmitted by infectious aerosol inhalation, is at present the  most  economically important livestock disease in Africa due to its considerable […]

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Serodiagnosis of Human African Trypanosomosis among Human Immunodeficiency Virus Patients in Ankpa General Hospital, Kogi State

Serodiagnosis of Human African Trypanosomosis among Human Immunodeficiency Virus Patients in Ankpa General Hospital, Kogi State. Abstract Human African Trypanosomosis is a serious disease of man and animal. The present study was aimed at investigating the occurrence of Human African Trypanosomosis among Human Immunodeficiency Virus patients in Ankpa General Hospital, Kogi State. PROCEED NOW TO […]

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Impact of Flood on Waterborne Bacterial Pathogens

Impact of Flood on Waterborne Bacterial Pathogens. ABSTRACT   A cross sectional and retrospective study was carried out to assess the impact of flood on waterborne bacterial pathogens in Anambra River. Under conditions of climate change, heavy rain and flood would increase the risk of faecal contamination of surface and ground water. This increases the risk of waterborne […]

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Epidemiological Studies of Canine Rabies in Wukari Metropolis, Taraba State, Nigeria

Epidemiological Studies of Canine Rabies in Wukari Metropolis, Taraba State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT Canine rabies is endemic and occurs throughout the year in all parts of Nigeria. A descriptive cross sectional study was designed to assess knowledge, attitude and practice of dog owners towards rabies, to check for the presence of rabies antigens in brain tissue […]

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Seroprevalence of Brucella Antibodies in Goats in Oju Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria

Seroprevalence of Brucella Antibodies in Goats in Oju Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria. Abstract In a study to determine the seroprevalence of Brucella antibodies in goats in Oju Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State, 241 blood samples for sera were collected from goats sold at the Ihiejwu goat market and from some […]

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Prevalence of Linguatula Serrata in Ruminants Slaughtered in Zaria, Kaduna and Kano Metropolitan Abattoirs, Nigeria

Prevalence of Linguatula Serrata in Ruminants Slaughtered in Zaria, Kaduna and Kano Metropolitan Abattoirs, Nigeria. Abstract Linguatula serrata is a zoonotic parasite in humans, which causes Linguatulosis. The disease occurs in two forms – visceral and nasopharyngeal. Dog and other carnivorous are the main definitive hosts while most herbivores, including domestic ruminants serve as intermediate […]

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