European Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2018

  • Risk Analysis and Antibiogram Spectrum of Escherichia coli O157: H7 Serotype from Children Stool and Raw Bovine Meat in Households Across Cross River State, Nigeria

    Nfongeh Joseph Fuh, Owoseni Mojisola Christiana, Obande Godwin Attah, Upla Peter Uteh, Odonye Dauda Dantani, Fadayomi Victor Kolawole, Uchenwa Mercy Ogechi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 39-45
    Received: 9 June 2018
    Accepted: 24 July 2018
    Published: 24 August 2018
    Abstract: This cross sectional study is aimed at evaluating the risk factors and antibiogram profiles of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in children stool and bovine meat obtained from selected households across Cross River State, Southern Nigeria. A total of 360 samples of fresh household bovine meat and 366 children diarrheal and nondiarrheal stool samples each w... Show More
  • Innovative Care Model for Non Communicable Disease Patients on Patient Waiting Times in Peripheral Health Clinic in Base Hospital, Elpitiya

    Lasantha Krishan Hirimuthugoda, Hewa Kasakara Diwela Wannakuge Miyasiya Gajanayaka, Vithanage Narada Channa, Induwarie Harsha Gajanayaka Hewa Kasakara Diwala Wannakuge, Vithanage Milinda Chanaka Perera, Suranga Paranagamage

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 46-50
    Received: 28 January 2018
    Accepted: 2 August 2018
    Published: 31 August 2018
    Abstract: Long queue and long waiting time for taking appointment, consulting a doctor and to get drugs is a critical problem to patients with Non-communicable diseases who are following in government health sector. Many primary healthcare services in Sri Lanka is delivered through vertical systems, where services for routine issuing appointment, consultatio... Show More
  • Fosfomycin to Control Contamination in M. tuberculosis Culture in BACTEC MGIT 960 System

    Roger Ivan Calderon Espinoza, Maria Belen Arriaga Gutierrez, Kattya Lopez Tamara, Nadia Nilda Barreda Ponce, Carole Diane Mitnick, Geraint Rhys Davies, David John Coleman

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 51-54
    Received: 9 July 2018
    Accepted: 16 August 2018
    Published: 12 September 2018
    Abstract: The BACTEC MGIT 960 system is widely used for recovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, but high contamination rates compromise its diagnostic performance. Efforts to control contamination must balance elimination of contaminating organisms while preserving growth of tuberculous bacilli. Fosfomycin has activity against many bacteria responsible for c... Show More