Malaysian Journal of Microbiology
 
The Malaysian Journal of Microbiology (MJM) is published under the auspices of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology. It serves as a forum for scientific communication among scientists and academics who deal with microbes and microbial products. The journal publishes research articles, short communications and review articles on various novel aspects of microbiology. Since 2011, the journal has been indexed in Scopus and the number of publication has increased to four times a year. The medium of communication is English.
   
ISSN (print): 1823-8262
ISSN (online): 2231-7538
Publisher: Malaysian Society for Microbiology
Start year: 2005
 
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2014 (Volume 10)

September 2014 Volume 10, No. 3

Research Articles

Diversity of fungi isolated from vegetable seeds
Latiffah, Z., Soh, W. K. and Teh, L. Y.
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Identification and characterization of iron reducing bacteria attached on stainless steel immersed in Port Dickson seawater
Nasruddin, M. I., Sahrani, F. K. and Ahmad, A.
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Antibiotic susceptibility pattern of bacteria isolated from Zobo drinks sold in Keffi, Nigeria
Makwin, D. M., Abigail, I. O., Ameh-Eleyi, J. O. and Aisha, E. A.
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Cellulolytic bacteria with plant growth promoting properties as an efficient microbial strategy for composting
Nuntavun, R., Jutaporn, S. and Pornrapee, S.
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Early detection of biofilm formation of selected bacterial isolates through a new screening method using ‘image J’
Shumi, W., Chowdhury, R. H. M., Hossain, M. A. and Foo, H. L.
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Micromorphological analysis of Aranda Broga Blue orchid PLBs for Agrobacterium-mediated transformation system
Gnasekaran, P., Mustaffa, M. N., Uddain, J. and Subramaniam, S.
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Evaluation of antibacterial effects of Rhizophora apiculata pyroligneous acid on pathogenic bacteria
Ibrahim, D., Kassim, J., Lim, S-H. and Rusli, W.
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Baker’s yeast biomass production with rice as carbon and soy meal as nitrogen sources
Keturah, I., Sandrasegarampillai, B. and Vasanthy, A.
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Short communications

Identification and assessment of frequency distribution in fungi isolated from coastal Andhra Pradesh
Swathi, J., Sowjanya, K. M., Narendra, K., Rathnakar Reddi, K. V. N., Jaya Sravanthi, M. Padmavathi, C. and Krishna Satya, A.
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Occurrence of antibiotic resistant Salmonella isolated from dogs in Klang Valley, Malaysia
Abatcha, M. G. ., Zunita, Z., Gurmeet, D. K. and Thong, K. L.
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June 2014 Volume 10, No. 2

Research Articles

Composition, distribution and antibiotic sensitivities of bacteria associated with cultured Clarias gariepinus (Burchell 1822)
Ekundayo, F. O., Diyaolu, D. O. and Fasakin, E. A.
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Screening and preliminary characterization of quenching activities of soil Bacillus isolates against acyl homoserine lactones of clinically isolated Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Sakr, M. M., Aboulwafa, M. M., Aboshanab, K.M. A. and Hassouna, N. A-H.
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Identification of halophilic strains and its proteolytic degradation of fish protein
Sirilak, N., Somboon, T., Wonnop, V., Soottawat, B., Takuji, K. and Takashi, I.
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Investigation of linezolid resistance among methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from state hospitals in the East and West coast of Malaysia
Pulingam, T., Ibrahim, P. and Toh, S. M.
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Phytochemical screening and antiviral activity of Marrubium vulgare
Fayyad, A. G. S., Ibrahim, N. and Yaakob, W. A.
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The antimicrobial activity of Enhanced Virgin Coconut Oil (EVCO) on growth of mastitis pathogens
Koh, S. P. and Long, K.
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Assessment of biodegradability of PVC containing cellulose by white rot fungus
Fakhrul, H., Fazal, A., Farooq, R., Sohaib, R., Abdul, G. and Muhammad, S.
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Effect of traditional food preservatives on biofilm formation by food pathogens
Khan, M. N., Mirani, Z. A., Wang, J., Lin, H. and Khan, S. I.
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Preliminary studies on the antifungal activities of the successive extracts of Mitracarpus villosus (Sw.) Dc aerial parts obtained in Abuja, Nigeria
Mercy, A. I., Busayo, O. O., Gbonjubola, A. O. and Kolo, I.
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Characteristics of used palm olein and its bioconversion into polyhydroxybutyrate by Cupriavidus necator H16
Kamilah, H., Sudesh, K. and Yang, T. A.
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March 2014 Volume 10, No. 1

Research Articles

Enhanced recovery of Bonny light crude oil from unconsolidated porous media by two Pseudomonas species
Balogun, S. A., Fagade, O. E., Adegoke, J. A., Omole, O. and Akaegobi, I. M.
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Activities of bacteriocin from Pseudomonas putida strain FStm2 against biofilm-forming bacteria isolated from urinary catheter
Ahmad, A., Hamid, R., and Usup, G.
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Thermal stability of lactic acid bacteria metabolites and its application in preservation of tomato pastes
Ogunbanwo, S. T., Fadahunsi, I, F. and Molokwu, A. J.
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Microbiological quality of imported frozen broiler meat in Jordan
Rania, A-G.  and Qasem, A. S.
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Improvement of carbon dioxide removal through artificial light intensity and temperature by constructed green microalgae consortium in a vertical bubble column photobioreactor
Rinanti, A., Kardena, E., Astuti, D. I. and Dewi, K.
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Biohydrogen production by bacteria isolated from manures of three different bovines using synthetic starch wastewater as substrate
Audu, J. O. and Abdul-Wahab, M. F.
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Paddy husk support for large scale solid state production and, extraction and stabilization of glucoamylase
Arasaratnam, V. and Nithiyanantharajah, K.
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Production of biosurfactant by Pseudomonas aeruginosa PB3A using agro-industrial wastes as a carbon source
Saravanan, V. and Vijayakumar, S.
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Short Communication


In vitro and in vivo survivality of gdhA derivative Pasteurella multocida B:2
Hazwani, S. O., Zamri Saad, M., Rosfarizan, M. and Siti-Khairani, B.
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2013 (Volume 9)

December 2013 Volume 9, No. 4

Research Articles

Fermentation of melon seeds for “Ogiri egusi” as affected by fermentation variables using Bacillus subtilis
Ogueke, C. C., Okoli, A. I., Owuamanam, C. I. and Ahaotu, I.
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Contamination and Critical Control Points (CCPs) along the processing line of sale of frozen poultry foods in retail outlets of a typical market in Ibadan, Nigeria
Adetunji, V. O and Odetokun, I. A.
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Statistical optimization of alkaline protease production from newly isolated Pseudomonas species MTCC 16017
Swapna, V., Rama Raju, B. and Sreenivasa Rao, P.
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Biopulping of sugarcane bagasse and decolorization of kraft liquor by the laccase produced by Klebsiella aerogenes NCIM 2098
Jha H. and Patil, M.
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Pomelo peels as alternative substrate for extracellular pectinase production by Aspergillus niger HFM-8
Ibrahim, D., Salikin, N-H., Lim, S. H., Ahmad, R. and Weloosamy, H.
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Antibiograms of avian pathogenic Escherichia coli isolates from commercial layers with colibacillosis in Southwest Nigeria
Olarinmoye, A. O., Oladele, O. O., Adediji, A. A., Ntiwunka, U. G. and Tayo, G. O.
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Short Communications


In vitro pre-selection criteria for probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus TS1 isolated from fermented milk product, Dahi
Maqsood, S., Tariq Masud, T., Shehla Sammi, S. and Naqvi, S. M. S.
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Sequence analysis and characterization of rolling-circle replicating plasmid pVCM01 from Salmonella enterica
Penido, A. F. B., Mendes, P. V. C., Campos, I. V. T. and Bataus, L. A. M.  
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Effect of fungal infection on phenolic compounds during the storage of coffee beans
Amal, A. A. and Amira, H. A.
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September 2013 Volume 9, No. 3

Research Articles

Effect of variations in growth parameters on cellulase activity of Trichoderma viride NSPR006 cultured on different wood-dusts
Akinyele, J. B., Fabunmi, A. O. and Olaniyi, O. O.
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Effect of fermentation period on the organic acid and amino acid contents of Ogiri from castor oil bean seeds
Ojinnaka, M-T. C., Ojimelukwe, P. C. and Ezeama, C. F.
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Growth of indigenous lactic acid bacteria Lactobacillus plantarum-pentosus T14 and Lactobacillus plantarum-pentosus T35 in kerandang (Canavalia virosa) milk and changes of raffinose
Djaafar, T. F., Cahyanto, M. N., Santoso, U. and Rahayu, E. S.
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Screening of lipid degrading microorganisms for wastewater treatment
Sarmurzina, Z. S., Kozhakhmetov, S. S., Anuarbekova, S. S., Shaikhin, S. M. and Almagambetov, K. K.
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Investigation of newly developed solid state fermenter on carboxymethyl cellulase production
Lee, C. K., Ibrahim, D. and Che Omar, I.
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Biotransformation of progesterone to hydroxysteroid derivatives by whole cells of Mucor racemosus
Mohamed, S. S., El-Refai, A-M. H., Sallam, LL. A. E-R., Abo-Zied, K. M., Hashem, A-G. M. and Ali, H. A.
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Anti-hyphal formation property of allicin in suppression of Aspergillus fumigatus growth
Sajali, N., Mohd Desa, M. N., Than, T. L. L. and Chong, P. P.  
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Identification of putative Cof-like hydrolase associated with dehalogenase in Enterobacter cloacae MN1 isolated from the contaminated sea-side area of the Philippines
Nemati, M., Abdulghader, M. F., Gicana, R. G., Lamis, R. J. S., Ibrahim, N., Hamid, A. A. A. and Huyop, F.
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Characterization and screening of antimicrobial activity of Micromonospora strains from Thai soils
Songsumanus, A., Kudo, T., Igarashi, Y. and Tanasupawat, S.
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Short Communications


Histopathological studies on the effect of bacteriocin producing Bacillus cereus isolate from ‘wara’ a local soft cheese on the liver, kidney and reproductive organs of Wistar albino rats
Adetunji, V. O. and Anyanwu, S. C.
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June 2013 Volume 9, No. 2

Research Articles

Fungicidal effect of bacteriocins harvested from Bacillus spp.
Adetunji, V. O. and Olaoye, O. O.
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Traditional method of fish treatment, microbial count and palatability studies on spoiled fish
Paneer Selvam, A., Mokhtar, S. I., Abd Aziz, N. A. and Mokhtar, S. B.
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Biosynthesis of P(3HB-co-3HV-co-3HHp) terpolymer by Cupriavidus necator PHB-4 transformant harboring the highly active PHA synthase gene of Chromobacterium sp. USM2
Rathi, D-N., Persson, E. J., Maurer, F. H. J. and Sudesh, K.
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Epidemiological analysis of typhoid fever in Kelantan from a retrieved registry
Ja’afar, J. N., Goay, Y. X., Zaidi, N. F. M., Low, H.C., Hussin, H. M., Hamzah, W. M., Bhore, S. J., Balaram, P., Ismail, A. and Phua, K. K.
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Isolation and characterization of pigmented bacteria showing antimicrobial activity from Malaysian marine environment
Jafarzade, M., Yahya, N. A., Mohamad, S., Usup, G. and Ahmad, A.
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Production of citric acid by Aspergillus niger immobilized in Detarium microcarpum matrix
Kareem, S. O.,  Oladipupo, I. O., Omemu, A. M. and  Babajide, J. M.
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Effect of various media and supplements on laccase activity and its application in dyes decolorization
Abeer, A. A. E. A. and Faten, A. M.  
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Inhibitory activity of Iranian plant extracts on growth and biofilm formation by Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Mansouri, S., Safa, A., Najar, S. G. and Najar, A. G.
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Short Communication


Evaluation of antibacterial effects of catechin and EDTA on planktonic and biofilm cells of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Saadat, M., Roudbarmohammadi, S., Yadegari, M. and Khavarinejad, R.
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March 2013 Volume 9, No. 1

Research

Factors affecting the production of lactulose by Lactobacillus acidophilus NRRL 4495 β-galactosidase and its biological activity
Hashem, A. M., Ismail, S. A. E., Helmy, W. A., El-Mohamady, Y. and Abou-Romia, R.
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Purification and characterization of thermostable chitinase from a novel S. maltophilia strain
Hamid, R., Ahmad, M., Ahmad, M. M., Abdin, Z. and Javed, S.
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Identification of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica from American bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) farmed in Sabah, Malaysia using PCR method and future management of outbreak
Ransangan, J., Zainuri, N., Lal, T. M., Jintoni, B. and Chung, V. S.
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Streptococcus pyogenes isolated in a Tunisian pediatric population: Emm types, T types, virulence factors and genes of resistance to macrolide and tetracycline
Sonia, K., Hanen, S., Amel, K. and Anne B.
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In vitro growth of Ganoderma boninense isolates on novel palm extract medium and virulence on oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) seedlings
Kok, S.M., Goh, Y. K., Tung, H. J., GoH, K. J., Wong, W. C. and Goh, Y. K.
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Enhancement of protease production by the optimization of Bacillus subtilis culture medium
Cheong, J.Y., Mustafa, M., Abd. Aziz, N.A., Go, R. and Ahmad Adli, A.
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Waste cooking oil as substrate for biosynthesis of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) and poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate): Turning waste into a value-added product
Kamilah, H., Tsuge,T., Yang, T. A. and Sudesh, K.
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Agriculture wastes conversion for biofertilizer production using beneficial microorganisms for sustainable agriculture applications
Hanapi, S. Z., Awad, H. M., Ali, S. I. S., Sarip, S. H. M., Sarmidi, M. R. and Aziz, R.
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Nutrients interaction investigation to improve Monascus purpureus FTC5391 growth rate using Response Surface Methodology and Artificial Neural Network
Ajdari, Z., Ebrahimpour, A., Abdul Manan, M., Ajdari, D., Abbasiliasi, S., Hamid, M., Mohamad, R. and Ariff, A. B.
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Characterization of cellulase, hemicellulase and lipase and its use in deinking of laser printed paper
Lee, C. K., Ibrahim, D. and Che Omar, I.
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Decolorization of two azo dyes using marine Lysobacter sp. T312D9
Khouloud M. I. B.
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Free and attached cells of Bacillus subtilis as starters for production of a soup flavouring (“ogiri egusi”)
Ogueke, C. C., Owuamanam, C. I., Peter-Ikechukwu, A. I. and Ahaotu, I.
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Antibacterial activity of selected Egyptian ethnomedicinal plants
Selim, S. A. H., El Alfy, S. H., Abdel Aziz, M.H., Mashait, M. and Warrad, M.F.
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Short Communications

Prevalence, antibiogram profile and cross transmission of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a tertiary burn unit
Ikpeme, E. M., Enyi-Idoh, K. H., Nfongeh, J. F., Etim, L. B. and Akubuenyi, F.C.
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Molecular identification and biodegradation of 3-chloropropionic acid (3CP) by filamentous fungi-Mucor and Trichoderma species isolated from UTM agricultural land
Parvizpour, S., Hamid, T.H.T.A and Huyop, F.
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2012 (Volume 8)

Message From Editor

December 2012 Volume 8, No. 4

Research Articles

Bacteriocin-Producing Enterococci from Rabbit Meat
Szabóová, R., Lauková, A., Pogány Simonová, M., Strompfová, V. and Chrastinová, L.
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Laboratory Scale Bioremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbon – Polluted Mangrove Swamps in the Niger Delta Using Cow Dung
Orji, F. A., Ibiene, A. A. and Dike, E. N.
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Effect of Oscillatoria willei – a Marine Cyanobacterium on Hydrazine Induced Toxicity
Samrot, A. V. and Thirunalasundari, T.
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Cellulase Activity in Solid State Fermentation of Palm Kernel Cake with Trichoderma sp.
Norsalwani, T. T. L., Nik Norulaini, N. A. R., Nurul, J. H., Massaud, M. B. N., Nagao, H. and Omar, M. A. K.
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Supplementation of Carbohydrate to Enhance the α-amylase Production by Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346 in Presence of Seed Cakes
Vengadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy, A.
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Antimicrobial Evaluation of the Methanol Bark Extracts of Plumbago Dawei Rolfe, A Local Spp. Used By the Samburu Community, Wamba, Samburu District, Kenya for The Treatment Of Diarrheal Ailments
Omwenga, O. E. and  Okemo O. P.
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In Vitro Evaluation of the Antibiogramic Activities of the Seeds of Myristica fragrans on Food Borne Pathogens
Omoruyi, I. M. and Emefo, O. T.
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Identification of Serratia marcescens SE1 and determination of its Herbicide 2,2-dichloropropionate (2,2-DCP) Degradation Potential
Abel, E., Ibrahim, N. and Huyop, F.
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Effect of different growth conditions on certain biochemical parameters of different cyanobacterial strains
Hassan, S. H., Abdel Hameed, M. S., Hammouda, O. E., Ghazal, F. M. and Hamed, S. M.
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Mannanase Production by Aspergillus niger USM F4 Via Solid Substrate Fermentation in a Shallow Tray Using Palm Kernel Cake as a Substrate
Ab Rashid, S., Ibrahim, D. and Che Omar, I.
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Antibiogram studies and extended spectrum beta-lactamase activity profile of Salmonella-like species isolated from poultry soil of the University of Uyo, Nigeria
Eja, M. E., Udoekong, N. S., Ikpeme, E. M., Enyi-Idoh, K. H., Lennox, J. A. and Etim, K. D.
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Short Communications

Bacteriological Profile of Infected Surgical Sites in Jos, Nigeria
Chollom, S. C., Agada, G. O., Gotep, J. G., Gbise, D. S., Mwankon, S. E. and  Okwori, A. J.
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Urogenital Tract Infection in Asymptomatic Male Patients with Infertility in University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Edo State
Ibadin, K. O., Osemwenkha, A. P., and Ibeh, I. N.
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Diagnosis of Bordetellosis in Pigs from North East India by PCR
Mazumder, Y., Kar, D., Shome, B. R., Dutta, B. K. and Rahman, H.
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Nasal methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus associated post-surgical wounds infections
Ikpeme, E. M., Enyi-Idoh, K. H., Nfongeh, J. F., Etim, L. B. and Akubuenyi, F. C.
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September 2012 Volume 8, No. 3

Research Articles

Anti-Growth Factors Associated with Pleurotus ostreatus in a Submerged Liquid Fermentation
Akinyele, J. B., Fakoya, S., and Adetuyi, C. F.
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Antimicrobial Activity of Aloevera barbedensis, Daucus carota, Emblica officinalis, Honey and Punica granatum and Formulation of a Health Drink and Salad
Philip, J., John, S. and Iyer, P.
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Molecular Characterisation of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi Isolated from Typhoidial Humans
Das, A., Sree Hari, S., Shalini, U., Ganeshkumar, A. and Karthikeyan, M.
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Biosynthesis and Lipase-Catalysed Hydrolysis of 4-Hydroxybutyrate-Containing Polyhydroxyalkanoates from Delftia acidovorans
Ch’ng, D. H. E., Lee, W. H. and Sudesh, K.
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In vitro Cellulose Rich Organic Material Degradation by Cellulolytic Streptomyces albospinus (MTCC 8768)
Prasad, P., Bedi, S. and Singh, T.
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Characterization of Exopolysaccharides Produced by Bacillus cereus and Brachybacterium sp. Isolated from Asian Sea Bass (Lates calcarifer)
Orsod, M., Mugambwa, J. and Huyop, F.
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Purification, Characterization and Application of Polygalacturonase from Aspergillus niger CSTRF
Arotupin, D. J., Akinyosoye, F. A. and Onifade, A. K.
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Evaluation of Factors Affecting Polyhydroxyalkanoates Production by Comamonas sp. EB172 Using Central Composite Design
Johar, N. A. M., Hassan, M. A., Zakaria, M. R., Yee, P. L., Shirai, Y. and Ariffin, H.
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Studies on the Catalytic Properties of Partially Purified Alkaline Proteases from Some Selected Microorganisms
Femi-Ola, T. O. and Bamidele, O. S.
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Isolation and Identification of Pathogenic Bacteria from Brackish Waters of Chilika Lagoon, Odisha, India for Pharmaceutical Use
Parida, S., Jena, R. C., Samal, K. C. and Chand, P. K.
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Short Communications

Antibacterial Activity of Medicinal Aqueous Plant Extracts against Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Buzayan, M. M. and El-Garbulli, F. R.
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June 2012 Volume 8, No. 2

Research Articles

Evaluation of Antimicrobial properties and nutritional potentials of Moringa oleiferaLam.leaf in South-Western Nigeria
Oluduro, A. O.
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Ethnobotanical Identification and Anti-microbial Evaluation of Some Anti-Diarrhoeal Plants Used by the Samburu Community, Kenya
Omori, E. O., Ogol, C., Mbugua, P. K. and Okemo, P. O.
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Physiological and Chemical Studies on the Bioconversion of Glycyrrhizin by Aspergillus niger NRRL595
El-Refai, A. M. H., Sallam, L. A. R., El- Menoufy, H. A. and Amin, H. A. S.
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Isolation, Identification and Molecular Characterization of Rare Actinomycetes from Mangrove Ecosystem of Nizampatnam 
Mangamuri, U. K., Vijayalakshmi Muvva, V., Poda, S. and Kamma, S.
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Intestinal Bacterial Flora that Compete on the Haem Precursor Iron Fumarate in Iron Deficiency Anemia Cases
Selim, S. A. H., Alfy, S. M. E., Diab, A. M., Abdel Aziz, M. H. and Warrad, M. F.
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Saccharification of Sugarcane Bagasse by Enzymatic Treatment for bioethanol production
Ahmed, F. M. Rahman, S. R. and Gomes, D. J.
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Characterization and Experimental Infection of Vibrio harveyi Isolated from Diseased Asian Seabass (Lates calcarifer)
Ransangan, J., Lal, T. M. and Al-Harbi, A. H.
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Assessment of Process Parameters Influencing the Enhanced Production of Prodigiosin from Serratia marcescensand Evaluation of Its Antimicrobial, Antioxidant and Dyeing Potentials
Gulani, C., Bhattacharya, S. and Das, A.
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Short Communications

Estimation of Nitrogenase Enzyme Activities and Plant Growth of Legume and Non-legume Inoculated with Diazotrophic Bacteria
Salwani S., Amir, H. G. and Najimudin, N.
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Fusarium species associated with fruit rot of banana (Musa spp.), papaya (Carica papaya) and guava (Psidium guajava)
Zakaria, L., Mazzura, W. C., Kong, W. H. and Baharuddin, S.
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March 2012 Volume 8, No. 1

Research Articles

Partial purification and characterization of a thermostable alkaline protease from Lactobacillus brevis
Femi-Ola, T. O. and Oladokun, D. O.
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Isolation and characterization of a new Methanosarcina mazei strain GFJ07 from a mountain forest pond
Li, Y., Lan, S., Rong, Y., Cheng, Q., Huang, C., Wu, S. and Yi, Y.
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Anti-quorum sensing and antimicrobial activities of some traditional Chinese medicinal plants commonly used in South-East Asia
Yeo, S. S. M. and Tham, F. Y.
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Evaluation of combined disc method for the detection of metallo-β-lactamase producing Gram negative bacilli
Omair, M., Usman, J., Kaleem, F., Hassan, A., Khalid, A. and Fahim, Q.
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Application of PCR-based DNA sequencing technique for the detection of Leptospira in peripheral blood of septicemia patients
Ram, S., Vimalin, J. M., Jambulingam, M., Tiru, V., Gopalakrishnan, R. K. and Naraharirao, M. H.
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Bioactivity guided isolation of the antifungal components in sawdust extracts of Piptadeniatrum africanum, and Terminalia ivorensis
Ogundare, A. O. and Olajuyigbe, A. O.
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Biodegradation of Bonnylight crude oil by locally isolated fungi from oil contaminated soils in Akure, Ondo state
Ekundayo, F. O., Olukunle, O. F. and Ekundayo, E. A.
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Short Communications

Variable responses on early development of shallot (Allium ascalonicum) and mustard (Brassica juncea) plants to Bacillus cereus inoculation
Aziz, Z. F. A., Saud, H. M., Rahim, K. A. and Ahmed, O. H.
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Evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy of nano coated silver-titania metallic plates against selective pathogens
Mohamad, S. M., Karunakaran, R., Masrom, A. K., Abdullah, M. Z. and Nelson, J.
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2011 (Volume 7)

DECEMBER 2011 Volume 7, No. 4

Research Articles

Optimization of medium components using response surface methodology for production of thermostable amylopullulanase in submerged fermentation by Clostridium thermosulfurogenes SVM17
Mrudula, S., Gopal, R. and Seenayya, G.
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Production and partial purification of protease by selected bacterial strains using raw milk as substrate
Prakash, S., Kannapiran, E., Ramasubburayan, R., Iyapparaj, P., Ananthi, S., Palavesam, A. and Immanuel, G.
[Full Text]

DGGE detection and screening of lignocellulolytic bacteria from the termite gut of Coptotermes formosanus
Mathew, G. M., Lin, S. J., Chang, J. J. and Huang, C. C.
[Full Text]

Screening Cellulose Activity of Yeast Isolated from Soil, Sediment and Water River from Taman Nasional Gunung Halimun, West Java, Indonesia
Mangunwardoyo, W., Aprilismulan, Oetari, A. and Sjamsuridzal, W.
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Bacteriological evaluation of some sachet water on sales in Owerri metropolis, Imo State, Nigeria
Mgbakor, C., Ojiegbe, G. C., Okonko, I. O., Odu, N. N., Alli, J. A., Nwanze, J. C. and Onoh, C. C.
[Full Text]

Short Communications

Purification of methanol dehydrogenase from mouth methylotrophic bacteria of tropical region
Waturangi, D., Marko, N. and Suhartono, M. T.
[Full Text]

Sero prevalence of Hepatitis B virus among infertile women recruited for Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART)
Osemwenkha, A. P., Ibadin, K. O., Enabulele, O. I. and Ibeh, I. N.
[Full Text]

Can smoking cause melanization of Cryptococcus neoformans in vivo?
Sabesan, G., Mehanderkar, R., Kumar, V. and Abbadorai, R. A. J.
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SEPTEMBER 2011 Volume 7, No. 3

Research Articles

Assessment of the antimicrobial activity of lactic acid bacteria isolated from two fermented maize products - ogi and kunnu-zaki
Omemu, A. M. and Faniran, O. W.
[Full Text]

Evaluation of Potential Fungal Species for the in situ Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation (SSF) of Cellulosic Material
Vincent, M., Pometto III, A. L. and van Leeuwen, J
[Full Text]

RAPD analysis and antibiotic susceptibility for Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated from different locations in Egypt
AbdelRehim, K. A. A., Soltan, E. M. and Ali, A. M. 
[Full Text]

Simultaneous degradation of phenol and 3-chlorobenzoate by a mixture of separately immobilized cells of two strainsof Pseudomonas – A preliminary study
Yossouff, A. A. P. and Abdulla, M. K. A.
[Full Text]

Effect of carbon and nitrogen sources on polygalacturonase production by Trichoderma viride (BITRS-1001) isolated from tar sand in Ondo State, Nigeria
Arotupin, D. J. and Ogunmolu, F. E.
[Full Text]

Groundwater contamination in Agbowo community, Ibadan Nigeria: Impact of septic tanks distances to wells
Adetunji, V. O. and Odetokun, I. A.
[Full Text]

Short Communications

High frequency of cagA and vacA s1a/m2 Genotype among Helicobacter pylori Infected Gastric Biopsies of Pakistani Children
Rasheed, F., Ahmad, T., Ali, M., Ali, S., Ahmed S. and Bilal, R.
[Full Text]

Fusarium species isolated from forest soil samples
Latiffah, Z. and Azaman, R. S.
[Full Text]

 

JUNE 2011 Volume 7, No. 2

Message From Editor

Research Articles

The role of non-β-lactam antimicrobials and screening for vancomycin resistance in methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Khan, F., Shukla, I. and Rivzi, M. 
[Full Text]

Optimization of Extracellular Lipase Production by Penicillium chrysogenum Using Factorial Design
Shafei, M. S., Mohamed, T. A. and Abd Elsalam, I. S.
[Full Text]

Study of prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of blood culture bacterial isolates
Ayobola,E. D., Egbule,O. S. and Omonigho,O. 
[Full Text]

Medium optimization of production of xylanase by solid state fermentation from Brevibacillus borstelensis – MTCC 9874 isolated from soil sample of eastern Nepal
Budhathoki, U., Thapa, P. and Poluri, E.
[Full Text]

Study of antimicrobial activities of chitinases from a potato prototype cultivated in Bangladesh
Syed Rashel, K., Md. Azizul, H., Nurujjaman,Md., Imtiaj, H., Md. Abu, Z., Md. Robiul, H. C., Md. Belal, U., Narayan, R., Md. Kamrul, I. and Nurul, A.
[Full Text]

Purification and characterization of highly thermostable amylopullulanase from a thermophilic, anaerobic bacterium Clostridium thermosulfurogenes SVM17
Mrudula, S., Gopal, R. and Seenayya, G.
[Full Text]

Short Communications

Pneumococcal replicative state in relation to its adherence capacity to A549-cell line: A preliminary in vitro analysis
Mohd Desa, M. N., Parasakthi, N., Sekaran, S. D. and Vadivelu, J.
[Full Text]

Bacterial contaminants of salad vegetables in Abuja Municipal Area Council, Nigeria
Itohan, A. M., Peters, O. and Kolo, I.
[Full Text]

Antimicrobial activity of leaves extracts of Diplazium muricatum and Diplazium travancoricum on poultry pathogens
Nallaiyan, S., Radhakrishnan, U., Doraiswamy, H. and Palanisamy, V.
[Full Text]

 

MARCH 2011 Volume 7, No. 1

Message From Editor

Research Articles

Phylogenetic investigation of endophytic Fusarium strain producing antimicrobial metabolite isolated from Himalayan Yew Bark
Tayung, K., Barik, B. P., Jagadev, P. N. and Mohapatra, U. B. 
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11β-Hydroxylation of cortexolone (Reichstein’s compound S) to hydrocortisone using immobilized Cunninghamella elegans spores
Allam, R. F., Shafei, M. S., Refai A. H. El., Ali, M. I. and Mohamed, S. S. 
[Full Text]

Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of three medicinal plants of South India
Jamuna Bai, A., Ravishankar Rai, V. and Samaga, P. V.
[Full Text]

Effect of substrate and culture conditions on the production of amylase and pullulanase by thermophilic Clostridium thermosulforegenes SVM17 in solid state fermentation
Mrudula, S., Reddy, G. and Seenayya, G. 
[Full Text]

Enrichment method for the isolation of bioactive actinomycetes from mangrove sediments of Andaman Islands, India
Baskaran, R. , Vijayakumar, R. and Mohan, P. M. 
[Full Text]

Production of textile reddish brown dyes by fungi
Atalla, M. M., El-khrisy, E. A. M., Youssef, Y. A. and Mohamed, A. A.
[Full Text]

Production of 1, 3 regiospecific lipase from Bacillus sp. RK-3: Its potential to synthesize Cocoa Butter Substitute
Saxena, R. K., Misra, S., Rawat, I., Gupta, P., Dutt, K. and Parmar, V. S.
[Full Text]

An evaluation of the antimicrobial synergy of Garlic (Allium sativum) and Utazi (Gongronema latifolium) on Escherichia coli andStaphylococcus aureus
Eja, M. E., Arikpo, G. E., Enyi-Idoh, K. H., and Ikpeme, E. M.
[Full Text] 

Short Communications

Antagonistic activities of purple non-sulfur bacterial extracts against antibiotic resistant Vibrio sp.
Chandrasekaran, R. and Ashok Kumar, G. V.
[Full Text]

Detection and antibiotic susceptibility pattern of biofilm producing Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria isolated from a tertiary care hospital of Pakistan
Hassan, A.,  Usman, J., Kaleem, F., Omair, M., Khalid, A., Iqbal, M.
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2010 (Volume 6)

JUNE 2010 Volume 6, No. 1

Message From Editor

Research Articles

Use of multiplex PCR for diagnosis of bacterial infection respiratory mixed
Al-ssum, R. M. and Al-Malki, M. A. A. 
[Full Text]

Optimization of lipase synthesis by Mucor racemosus - Production in a triple impeller bioreactor
Nadia, N., Nehad, Z. A., Elsayed, A. E., Essam, M. A. and Hanan, M. A.
[Full Text]

Detection of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) among pregnant women in Oluyoro Catholic Hospital, Ibadan, South-Western Nigeria 
Okonko, I. O., Ijandipe, L. A., Ilusanya, A. O., Donbraye-Emmanuel, O. B., Ejembi, J., Udeze, A. O., Egun O. C., Fowotade, A. and Nkang, A. O. 
[Full Text]

Microbiology of composting pig waste: Comparison of vermicomposting and open heap techniques 
Ogefere, H. O., Ogbimi, A. O. and Omoregie, R.
[Full Text]

Hydrolysis of bioactive isoflavone in soymilk fermented with β-glucosidase producing lactic acid bacteria from local fermented foods of Indonesian 
Sumarna 
[Full Text]

Antagonistic activity of probiotic organism against Vibrio cholerae and Cryptococcus neoformans
Vidya, R. and Iyer, P. R. 
[Full Text]

Growth of probiotic bacteria in trypticase phytone yeast medium supplemented with crude polysaccharides from Ganoderma lucidum
Mohd Hamim, H. M., Shuhaimi, M., Yazid, A. M., Ali, A. M., Anas, O. M., Asilah, A. T., Wahab, M. N. and Shukor, M. Y. A. 
[Full Text]

Effect of single bacterial starter culture on odour reduction during controlled fermentation of cassava tubers for foofoo production
Henshaw, E. E., Ikpoh, I. S. 
[Full Text]

Selective antifungal action of crude extracts of Cassia fistula L.: A preliminary study on Candida and Aspergillus species
Panda, S. K., Brahma, S. and Dutta, S. K. 
[Full Text]

Antibacterial activity of ethanolic extract of Acalypha wilkesianaleaves growing in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Goptep, J. G., Agada, G. O. A., Gbise, D. S., Chollom, S. 
[Full Text]

Effect of saprotrophic soil fungi on Toxocara canis eggs
Ciarmela, M. L., Arambarri, A. M., Basualdo, J. A., Minvielle, M. C. 
[Full Text]

Cloning and expression of the PHA synthase gene from a locally isolated Chromobacterium sp. USM2
Bhubalan, K., Kam, Y. C., Yong, K. H. and Sudesh, K.
[Full Text]

Short Communications

Seroevidence of Chlamydia trachomatis antibody in infertile women in University of Benin Teaching Hospital (Ubth) Benin City, Nigeria 
Ibadin, K. O., Onaiwu, I., Enabulele, O. I., Eghafona, N. O. and Aziken, M. E. 
[Full Text]

Molecular evolution of cell division proteins FtsA, FtsL, and FtsZ in bacteria: A phylogenetic analysis
Rohini, K. 
[Full Text]

Cryptosporidiosis among HIV-infected patients with diarrhea in Edo State, Midwesten Nigeria 
Akinbo, F. O., Okaka, C. E., Machado, R. L. D., Omoregie, R. and Onunu, A. N. 
[Full Text]

Fusarium species isolated from peat soil of Pondok Tanjung and Sungai Beriah, Perak 
Latiffah, Z., Nurul Izzati, H. and Baharuddin, S. 
[Full Text]

 

DECEMBER 2010 Volume 6, No. 2

Research Articles

Tetanus antibody in Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS: A preliminary report
Salawu, L. and Ndakotsu, M. A. 
[Full Text]

Production of Brugia malayi BmSXP recombinant protein expressed in Escherichia coli
Khoo, T. K., Santhanam, A., Noordin, R. and Arifin, N.
[Full Text]

Microbiological and enzymatic studies during the development of an ‘Iru’ (a local Nigerian indigenous fermented condiment) like condiment from Bambara Nut [Voandzeia subterranea (L) Thours] 
Fadahunsi, I. F. and Olubunmi, P. Duyilemi
[Full Text]

Isolation and antibiotic sensitivity of Bacillus thuringinesis strain from dump soil
Sarker, D., Roy, N. and Yeasmin, T.
[Full Text]

Studies on nodulation, biochemical analysis and protein profile ofRhizobium isolated from Indigofera species
Kumari B. S., Ram, M. R. Mallaiah, K. V. 
[Full Text] 

Antimicrobial activity of Acanthephippium bicolor, Lindley
Kala, S. and Senthilkumar, S. 
[Full Text]

Immobilization of Mucor racemosus NRRL 3631 lipase with different polymer carriers produced by radiation polymerization 
Mostafa, H. and El-Hadi, A. A
[Full Text]

Production of Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 21415 alkaline protease in batch, repeated batch and continuous culture 
Samia, A.. and Ahmed, F. A. 
[Full Text]

Production of citric acid by Aspergillus niger using pineapple waste
Kareem, S. O., Akpan, I. and Alebiowu, O. O.
[Full Text]

Rapid detection of Salmonella in food and beverage samples by polymerase chain reaction 
Radji, M., Malik, A. and Widyasmara, A.
[Full Text]

Evaluation of the activities of concentrated crude mannan-degrading enzymes produced by Aspergillus niger 
Sitis Norita, M., Rosfarizan, M. and Ariff, A. B.
[Full Text]

Optimization of thermostable amylopullulanase production in solid state fermentation by Clostridium thermosulfurogenes SVM17 through Plackett-Burman and response surface methodological approaches
Mrudula, S.
[Full Text]

Production and immobilization of partially purified lipase from Penicillium chrysogenum
Shafei, M. S. and Allam, R. F.
[Full Text]

Evaluation of BACTEC MGIT 960 system for recovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in Pakistan 
Satti, L., Ikram, A., Abbasi, S., Butt, T., Malik, N. and Mirza, I. A.
[Full Text]

Microbial production of glycyrrhetic acid 3-O-mono-β-D-glucuronide from glycyrrhizin by Aspergillus terreus
Amin, H. A., El- Menoufy, H. A., El-Mehalawy, A. A. and  Mostafa, E. E.
[Full Text]

Short Communications

Effect of antibiotic concentration and exposure time on the release of endotoxin by microorganisms
Alssum, R. M., Alharby, A. and Omar, H. M. S. 
[Full Text]

Occurrence of diarrhoea among infants and children in Ekiti State, Nigeria: A retrospective study
David, O. M., Oluyege, A. O. and Famurewa, O.
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2009 (Volume 5)

JUNE 2009 Volume 5, No. 1

Research Articles

Lipase from thermoalkalophilic Pseudomonas species as an additive in potential laundry detergent formulations 
Khoo, M. L. and Ibrahim, C. O.
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Siderophoregenic Acinetobacter calcoaceticus isolated from wheat rhizosphere with strong PGPR activity 
Sarode Prashant, D., Rane Makarand, R., Chaudhari Bhushan, L. and Chincholkar Sudhir B.
[Full Text]

Microbial quality and proximate composition of dried Hibiscus sabdariffa calyxes in Uyo, Eastern Nigeria 
Adebayo-tayo, B. C. and Samuel, U. A.
[Full Text]

Usefulness of faecal Streps as indicator of presence of Salmonellasp. and Vibrio cholerae in sewage effluents 
Mariita, M. R. and Okemo, O. P.
[Full Text]

Isolation, screening and development of local bacterial consortia with azo dyes decolourising capability 
Khadijah, O., Lee, K. K. and Mohd Faiz, F. A.
[Full Text]

Antimicrobial activity and antibiotic sensitivity of three isolates of lactic acid bacteria from fermented fish product, Budu 
Liasi, S. A., Azmi, T. I., Hassan, M. D., Shuhaimi, M., Rosfarizan, M. and Ariff, A. B.
[Full Text]

Diagnosis of acute diarrhea in pigs and piglets in Meghalaya, India 
Das, A., Mazumder, Y., Dutta, B. K., Kumar, A. and Selvi, S.
[Full Text]

Optimum conditions for uricase enzyme production by Gliomastix gueg 
Atalla, M. M., Farag, M. M., Eman, R. H., Abd-El-Lataif, M. S. and Nehad, E. A.
[Full Text]

Comparative prevalence level of plasmodium in freshmen (first year students) of Nnamdi Azikwe University in Awka, South-Eastern, Nigeria 
Ibekwe, A. C., Okonko, I. O., Onunkwo, A. I., Ogun, A. A., and Udeze, A. O.
[Full Text]

Application of statistical design to the optimization of culture medium for prodigiosin production by Serratia marcescens SWML08 
Venil, C. K. and Lakshmanaperumalsamy, P. 
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DECEMBER 2009 Volume 5, No. 2

Message From Editor

Research Articles

Creation of the probiotic consortium on the base of strains Bifidobacterium spp. 
Kozhakhmetov, S. S., Oralbayeva, S. S., Kushugulova, A. R., Almagambetov, K. Kh., Abzhalelov, A. B. and Ramankulov, E. M. 
[Full Text]

In vitro antimicrobial activity and the major polyphenol in leaf extract of Mangifera indic L. 
Masibo, M. and He, Q. 
[Full Text]

Prevalence of antibiotic resistance among clinical isolates of Kleibsiella pneumoniaeisolated from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Pakistan. 
Amin, A., Ghumro, P. B., Hussain, S. and Hameed, A. 
[Full Text]

Characterization and extracellular enzyme activity of predominant marine Bacillus sp. isolated from sea water of Orissa coast, India 
Bal, S., Mishra, R. R., Rath, B., Sahu, H. K., and Thatoi, H. N. 
[Full Text]

Natural combination of genetic systems for degradation of phenol and resistance to heavy metals in phenol and cyanide assimilating bacteria 
El-Deeb, B. 
[Full Text]

Hydrocarbon-degradation by isolate Pseudomonas Iundensis UTAR FPE2 
Adeline, Ting, S. Y., Carol, Tan, H. C., and Aw, C. S.
[Full Text]

Considering respiratory tract infections and antimicrobial sensitivity: An exploratory analysis 
Amin, R., Hoque, A. M. W., Khan, R. F., and Rahman, M. 
[Full Text]

Prevalence of malaria plasmodium in Abeokuta, Nigeria 
Okonko, I. O., Soleye, F. A., Amusan, T. A., Ogun, A. A., Udeze, A. O., Nkang, A. O., Ejembi, J., and Faleye, T. O. C. 
[Full Text]

Role of the biomass and pelleted forms of Aspergillus ochraceus ATCC 3150 on the 11α-hydroxylation of progesterone 
Abd-Elsalam, I. S. 
[Full Text]

Bacteriological analysis, antimicrobial susceptibility and detection of 16S rRNA gene of Helicobacter pylori by PCR in drinking water samples of earthquake affected areas and other parts of Pakistan 
Rasheed, F., Khan, A. and Kazmi, S. U. 
[Full Text]

Short Communication

Antimicrobial activity of organic solvent extracts of three marine macroalgae from Chilika Lake, Orissa, India 
Patra, J. K., Patra, A. P., Mahapatra, N. K., Thatoi, H. N., Das, S., Sahu, R. K. and Swain, G. C.
[Full Text]

Fusarium species in forest soil of Bird Valley 
Latiffah, Z., Padzilah, M. I., Baharuddin, S. and Maziah, Z. 
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2008 (Volume 4)

JUNE 2008 Volume 4, No. 1

Research Articles

Cell free xanthan gum production using continuous recycled packed fibrous-bed bioreactor-membrane
Rosalam, S., Krishnaiah, D. and Bono, A.
[Full Text]

Secondary metabolite profiles and mating populations of Fusariumspecies in section Liseola associated with bakanae disease of rice
Nur Ain Izzati, M. Z., Azmi, A. R. and Baharuddin, S.
[Full Text]

Production of some biologically active secondary metabolites from marine-derived fungus Varicosporina ramulosa
Atalla, M. M., Zeinab, H. K., Eman, R. H., Amani, A. Y. and Abeer, A. A. E. A.
[Full Text]

An Evaluation of the antimicrobial potency of Lasianthera africana (BEAUV) and Heinsia crinata (G. Taylor) on Escherichia coli,Salmonella typhiStaphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans
Andy, I.E., Eja, M.E. Mboto, C.I.
[Full Text]

Fungal Control of Pathogenic Fungi Isolated From Some Wild Plants in Taif Governorate, Saudi Arabia
Abou-Zeid A .M., Altalhi, A. D. and Abd El-Fattah, R. I.
[Full Text]

Control of root-rot diseases of Phaseolus vulgaris using gliotoxin
Aliaa, R. El-Shami
[Full Text]

Short Communications

Detection of anti-Chlamydia trachomatis antibodies in Patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Abuja, Nigeria
Izebe K. S., Ngwai Y. B., Ekpeyong M., Ezeunala M., Ajoku G. A., Oladosu P.,Yusuf Y., Ibrahim K., Oladepo D. and Inyang U. S.
[Full Text]

Vegetative compatibility group of Fusarium species associated with root and stem rot of Orchid
Latiffah, Z.,* Nur Hayati, M. Z., Baharuddin, S. and Maziah, Z
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DECEMBER 2008 Volume 4, No. 2

Research Articles

Degradation of textile dye reactive navy-blue Rx (Reactive blue?9) by an isolated Actinomycete Streptomyces krainskii SUK-5
Mane, U. V., Gurav, P. N., Deshmukh, A. M. and Govindwar, S. P.
[Full Text]

Optimization of a culture medium for increased mevinolin production by Aspergillus terreus strain
Atalla, M. M., Hamed, E. R. and El-Shami, A. R.
[Full Text]

Prevalent opportunistic infections associated with HIV-positive children 0-5 years in Benin city, Nigeria
Imade, P. E. and Eghafona, N. O.
[Full Text]

Growth kinetics of diazotrophic Bacillus sphaericus UPMB10 cultured using different types and concentrations of carbon and nitrogen sources
Ooi, T. C., Ariff, A. B., Halimi, M. S. and Shamsuddin, Z. H.
[Full Text]

Changes of raffinose and stachyose in soy milk fermentation by lactic acid bacteria from local fermented foods of Indonesian
Sumarna
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Comparison of the biological properties of two strains of Paecilomyces lilacinus (Thom) Samson associated to their antagonistic effect onto Toxocara canis eggs
Gortari, M. C., Galarza, B. C., Cazau, M. C. and Hours, R. A.
[Full Text]

Isolation, characterization and application of bacterial population from agricultural soil at Sohag Province, Egypt
Bahig A. E., Aly E. A., Khaled A. A. and Amel K. A.
[Full Text]

Incidence of bacterial Septicaemia in Ile-Ife Metropolis, Nigeria
Komolafe, A. O. and Adegoke, A. A.
[Full Text]

Short Communications

Toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolates from composting pig waste
Ogefere, H. O., Ogbimi, A. O. and Omoregie, R.
[Full Text]

Bacteriospermia and sperm quality in infertile male patient at University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria
Ibadin, O.K. and Ibeh, I. N.
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2007 (Volume 3)

JUNE 2007 Volume 3, No. 1

Research Articles

Enhanced productivity of serine alkaline protease by Bacillus sp. using soybean as substrate
Saurabh, S., Jasmine, I., Pritesh, G. and Rajendra Kumar, S.
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Comparison of Methods for Isolating High Quality DNA and RNA from an Oleaginous Fungus Cunninghamella bainieri Strain 2a1
Noor Adila, A. K., Farah Diba, A. B., Zamri, Z., Wan Mohtar, W. Y., Aidil, A. H., Mahadi, N. M. and Murad, A. M. A.
[Full Text]

Physiological Responses of Escherichia coli Cells Cultivated Under a Sublethal Oxidative Stress Condition
Krishnaiah, D., Bono, A., Sarbatly, R., Nishioka, M, Kim, S. Y., Tanaka, M, Ojima, Y. and Taya, M.
[Full Text]

Effects of nitrogen supplementation on yeast (Candida utilis) biomass production by using pineapple (Ananas comosus) waste extracted medium
Rosma, A. and Cheong, M. W.
[Full Text]

Short Communications

Diversity of Fusarium species in cultivated soils in Penang
Latiffah, Z., Mohd Zariman M. and Baharuddin, S.
[Full Text]

Magnesium affects poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-4-hydroxybutyrate) content and composition by affecting glucose uptake in Delftia acidovorans
Lee, W. H., Azizan, M. N. M. and Sudesh, K
[Full Text]

A cross sectional study of microbial contamination of medical students' white coat
Muhadi, S. A., Aznamshah, N. A and Jahanfar, J
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DECEMBER 2007 Volume 3, No. 2

Research Articles

Environmental distribution and diversity of insecticidal proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner
Xavier, R., Josephine, R. , C.M. and Sreeramanan, S.
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Occurrence of Streptomyces aurantiacus in mangroves of Bhitarkanika
Gupta, N., Mishra, S. and Basak, U.C.
[Full Text]

Useful extracellular activity of bacteria isolated from Bhitarkanika mangrove ecosystem of Orissa coast
Gupta, N., Das, S. and Basak, U.C.
[Full Text]

Haematological alterations due to typhoid fever in Enugu Urban- Nigeria
Okafor, A.I.
[Full Text]

Human cytomegalovirus infection in women of childbearing age throughout Fars Province - Iran: a population-based cohort study
Arabpour, M., Kaviyanee, K., Jankhah, A. and Yaghobi, R.
[Full Text]

Localization of zearalenone detoxification gene(s) in pZEA-1 plasmid of Pseudomonas putida sp. strain ZEA-1 and expressed inEscherichia coli.
Altalhi, A.D. and El-Deeb, B.
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Prevalence of multidrug efflux pump requiring ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin and pefloxacin as substrates, among clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Omoregie, R., Airueghionmon, D. J. U., Okonkwo, J. O., Airueghionmon, U. -E., Ibeh, I. N. and Ogefere, H.
[Full Text]

Optimization of Growth medium for Efficient Cultivation ofLactobacillus salivarius i 24 using Response Surface Method
Lim, C. H., Rahim, R. A., Ho, Y. W. and Arbakariya, B. A.
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2006 (Volume 2)

JUNE 2006 Volume 2, No. 1

Research Articles

Microbial Diversity and Proximate Composition of Tapai, A Sabah’s Fermented Beverage
Chiang Y. W., Chye, F. Y.* and Mohd Ismail, A.
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Xylanase Production by a Local Isolate, Trichoderma spp. FETL c3-2via Solid State Fermentation Using Agricultural Wastes as Substrates
Pang, P. K., Darah. I., Poppe, L., Szakacs, G. and Ibrahim, C. O.*
[Full Text]

Biological Characterization of Rhodomicrobium vannielii Isolated from a Hot Spring at Gadek, Malacca, Malaysia
Ainon, H.*, Tan, C. J. and Vikineswary, S.
[Full Text]

Identification and Characterisation of A Locally Isolated Lipolytic Microfungus - Geotrichum candidum
Loo, J. L., Lai, O. M., Long, K. and Ghazali, H. M.*
[Full Text]

Preliminary Studies on the Development of Monoclonal Antibodies Against Mycelia of Ganoderma boninense, the Causal Pathogen of Basal Stem Rot of Oil Palm
Shamala, S.*, Chris, D., Sioban, O. and Idris, A. S.
[Full Text]

Comparison of Fecal Indicator Bacterial Counts in Shellfish Harvested from Kedah, Penang and Perak Pre and Post-Tsunami
Wan Norhana, N.*, Mohd Nor Azman, A. and Ramlah, A. M.
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Medium Optimization for the Production of Lipidless Biomass ByCunninghamella sp. 2A1 Using Response Surface Methodology
Siti Aminah, S., Aidil, A. H.* and Wan Mohtar, W. Y.
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In Vitro and In Vivo Tests for Parasitism of Verticillium psalliotaeTreschow on Hemileia Vastatrix BERK. and BR.
Mahfud, M. C.*, Mior Ahmad, Z. A., Meon, S. and Kadir, J.
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DECEMBER 2006 Volume 2, No. 2

Research Articles

Production of Medium-Chain-Length Poly(3-Hydroxyalkanoates) from Saponified Palm Kernel Oil by Pseudomonas putida: Kinetics of Batch and Fed-Batch Fermentations
Annuar, M. S. M.*, Tan, I. K. P., Ibrahim, S., and Ramachandran, K. B.
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Cultural Characteristics of Recombinant Escherichia coli Cells Carrying a Novel Antioxidant Gene
Krishnaiah, D.*, Bono, A. and Sarbatly, R.
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Production of Candida utilis Biomass and Intracellular Protein Content: Effect of Agitation Speed and Aeration Rate
Rosma, A.* and Ooi, K. I.
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Production of Bioactive Compounds by Bacillus subtilis against Sclerotium rolfsii
Nalisha, I.*, Muskhazli, M. and Nor Farizan, T.
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Investigation on the Metabolic Regulation of pgi gene knockout Escherichia coli by Enzyme Activities and Intracellular Metabolite Concentrations
Nor ‘Aini, A. R.*, Shirai, Y., Hassan, M. A. and Shimizu, K.
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High Performance Phenol Degrading Microorganisms Isolated from Wastewater and Oil-Contaminated Soil
Mailin, M. and Firdausi, R.*
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The Evidence of Non n-glycan Linked Mannose in Exochitinase 42kDa, from Trichoderma harzianum BIO10671 Glycosylation
Muskhazli, M.*, Faridah, Q. Z., Salfarina, R., Nor Farizan, T. and Nalisha, I.
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Production of Solvent (acetone-butanol-ethanol) in Continuous Fermentation by Clostridium saccharobutylicum DSM 13864 Using Gelatinised Sago Starch as a Carbon Source
Liew, S. T., Arbakariya, A*, Rosfarizan, M. and Raha, A. R.
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2005 (Volume 1)

JUNE 2005 Volume 1, No. 1

Review Articles

Secondary Metabolites Production by Solid-State Fermentation
Barrios-Gonzalez J*., Fermandez, F. J., Tomasini, A., Mejia, A.
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Fluidized Bed Reactor as Solid State Fermenter
Krishnaiah, K*., Janaun, J. and Prabhakar, A.
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Research Articles

Bioconversion of Waste gases into Biofuel via Fermentation in a Continuous Stirred Tank Bioreactor
Najafpour, G*., Younesi, H. and Mohamed, A. R.
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Optimization of Single Cell Protein Production by Candida utilis Using Juice Extracted from Pineapple Waste through Response Surface Methodology
Rosma, A*., Liong, M. T., Mohd. Azemi, M. N. and Wan Nadiah, W. A.
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Vibrio ruber (S2A1), a Marine Bacterium that Exhibited a Significant Antimicrobial Activity
Wan Norhana, N. and Darah, I.*
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Isolation and Characterization of Diazotrophic Rhizobacteria of Oil Palm Roots
Azlin, C. O., Amir, H. G*. and Chan, L. K.
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Effects of Alachlor and Metolachlor on Microbial Populations in the Soil
Ismail B. S*. and Shamsuddin, N.
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Treatment Follow-Up of Brugia malayi Microfilaraemic and Amicrofilaraemic Individuals with Serological Evidence of Active Infection
Rahmah, N*., Lim, B. H., Mehdi, R. and Nazmi, M. N.
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Morphological Studies of Synechocystis sp. UNIWG under Polyhydroxyalkanoate Accumulating Conditions
Yew, S. P., Jau, M. H., Yong, K. H., Abed, R. M. M. and Sudesh, K*.
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Short Communication

Some Characteristics of Amberlite XAD-7-adsorbed Lipase fromPseudomonas sp. AK
Lo, Y. S. and Ibrahim, C.O*.
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DECEMBER 2005 Volume 1, No. 2

Review Articles

Influence of Process Parameters on the Production of Metabolites in Solid-State Fermentation
Manpreet, S., Sawraj, S., Sachin, D., Pankaj, S. and Banerjee, U. C.*
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An overview of Engineering Aspects of Solid State Fermentation
Prabhakar, A.*, Krishnaiah, K., Janaun, J. and Bono, A.
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Research Articles

The production of Benzaldehyde by Rhizopus oligosporus USM R1 in a Solid State Fermentation (SSF) System of Soy Bean Meal: rice husks
Norliza, A. W. and Ibrahim, C. O.*
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Cellulase Production by Native Bacteria Using Water Hyacinth as Substrate under Solid State Fermentation
Suresh Chandra Kurup, R., Snishamol, C. and Nagendra Prabhu, G.*
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Production of Extra-Cellular Proteases from Marine Bacillus Sp. Cultured in media containing Ammonium Sulfate as the sole Nitrogen source
Seri Intan, M.*, Haslinda H., Mariatul Fadzillah M., Ishak, M. Y. and Syed Osthman, S. Z.
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Plasmid DNA Analysis of Pasteurella multocida Serotype B isolated from Haemorrhagic Septicaemia outbreaks in Malaysia
Jamal, H.*, Chua, K. H., Frederick, D., Mahmood Ameen, A. and Salmah, I.
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Basal Root Rot, a new Disease of Teak (Tectona grandis) in Malaysia caused by Phellinus noxius
Mohd Farid A. , Lee S. S., Maziah, Z.*, Rosli, H. and Norwati, M.
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Morphological Characteristics and Somatic Incompatibility of Ganoderma from Infected Oil Palm from Three Inland Estates
Latiffah, Z.* and Ho, Y. W.
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Cloning of RNA-dependent RNA Polymerase (RdRp) Gene from Genotype Dengue Type-2 (New Guinea-C Strain)
Yunus, M. A., Ong, E. K., Tengku Muhammad, T. S., Abu Bakar, S., Najimudin, N., Samian, R. and Mat Arip, Y.*
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Short Communication

A Case of Non-Contact Lens related Acanthamoeba keratitis in Malaysia
Mohamed Kamel, A. G.*, Faridah, H., Yusof, S., Norazah, A. and Nakisah, M. A.
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