1. Antibiotics Resistance Pattern of Staphylococcus aureus Isolated From In-patients of an Orthopaedic Hospital in North- Western Nigeria

Dominic Agbo Oche; Paul Ifeleke Oyegoke; Maryloveth Oluchukwu Akpudo; Busayo Olalekan Olayinka

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, , Pages 160-166

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2021.29

Abstract
  Background and aims: Staphylococcus aureus, an important pathogen in bone diseases, is a highly multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacterium. This study aimed to investigate the antibiotic resistance among S. aureus isolated from patients on admission in an orthopaedic hospital. Methods: In this cross-sectional ...  Read More

Infectious Disease
2. Molecular Characterization of Multidrug-resistant Bacteria Isolated From Patients With Pneumonia at Two Hospitals in North-West Nigeria

Paul I Oyegoke; Busayo O Olayinka; Joseph O Ehinmidu; Babajide A Tytler

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 23-30

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2021.05

Abstract
   Background and aims: The spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious public health threat complicating treatment and resulting in prolonged hospitalization. The prevalence of AMR threat is not well defined due to the dearth of appropriate surveillance systems. This study sought to assess ...  Read More