Frontiers in Environmental Microbiology

Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022

  • Feco-Prevalence and Associated Factors of H. Pylori Infection Among Adult Dyspeptic Patients Attending Public Health Centers at Adama Woreda, Oromia, Ethiopia

    Legese Lemma Zeme, Yohannes Beneberu, Girma Mulisa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 46-54
    Received: 21 July 2022
    Accepted: 4 August 2022
    Published: 10 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.fem.20220803.11
    Abstract: Approximately 4.4 billion people worldwide are estimated to be positive for H. pylori. In developing countries like Ethiopia supposed to be a high prevalence and exposure of H. pylori infection where bacterial transmission is facilitated by poor hygiene and sanitation conditions. In addition, many studies used serology rapid tests for the detection... Show More
  • Freshwater Linked Resistance Profile and Prevalence of Escherichia Coli Producing ESBL Type CTX-M Strains in Cameroon Urban Cities

    Cecile Ingrid Djuikoue, Farid Wega, Audrey Limou Dayomo, Cedric Dylan Seugnou Nana, Dorine Ngatcheu Ekeu, Celianthe Guegang Guegang, Dana Djouela Djoulako, Kensese Sontin Mossanda, Venant Tchokonte Nana, Omer Njajou

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 55-61
    Received: 9 August 2022
    Accepted: 26 August 2022
    Published: 5 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.fem.20220803.12
    Abstract: Mutualistic human digestive bacteria resistant to antibiotics released into the environment have negative effects on health. The aim of this study was to describe the presence of Escherichia coli (E. coli) strains producing extended spectrum β-lactamases of the CTX-M type strains in three urban cities of Cameroon. A total of 79 E. coli strains resi... Show More
  • Spatio-Temporal Variability of Resistance Phenotypes of Escherichia coli Strains Isolated from Drinking Water in the Village of M'pody (Côte d’Ivoire)

    Therese Kouassi Agbessi, Aubin Tchape Gbagbo, Anderson Richmond Djatchi, Claude Berenger Ngalemo Ngantchouko, Joseph Serge Lathro, Mian Asher Cablan, Fatoumata Ouattara, Christophe N’cho Amin

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 62-68
    Received: 4 August 2022
    Accepted: 5 September 2022
    Published: 16 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.fem.20220803.13
    Abstract: In M’pody village from Anyama district, a diarrhea epidemy was detected in January 2020. According to the population involved, these diarrhea cases could be linked to consumption of water from rural hydraulic water supply for almost 3 years. Access to safe drinking water is a prerequisite for good health. Poor drinking water quality is responsible ... Show More