AJBB (2017), Vol. 1, Issue 01

  • Surveillance of enteric parasites in an infectious diseases hospital, Kolkata, India

    Surveillance of enteric parasites in an infectious diseases hospital, Kolkata, India Sumallya Karmakar, Shanta Dutta and Sandipan Ganguly* ICMR-National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Indian Council of Medical Research, P 33 CIT Road, Scheme XM< Beliaghata, Kolkata 700010, West Bengal, India A hospital-based laboratory surveillance was conducted to study the prevalence and intensity of enteric parasites in India, with a special emphasis on West Bengal. The survey was conducted among the patients admitted between January 2010 and December 2015…

  • Comparitve Effects of Moringa Oleifera Pods, Probiotics and Vitamin E/selenium on Body Weight Gain of Abor- Acre Broiler Chickens

    Comparitve Effects of Moringa Oleifera Pods, Probiotics and Vitamin E/selenium on Body Weight Gain of Abor- Acre Broiler Chickens 1*MUSA, I.W., 1BELLO, Y.M. and 2ANDAMIN, A.D. 1Department of Veterinary Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 2Department of Animal Health and Production Technology, Federal College of Horticultural Technology, Dadin-kowa, Gombe State. Phytonutrients are reliable solutions to public health concerns on antibiotic resistance and adverse effects of synthetic growth promoters. This study evaluated the effects of Moringa oleifera pods and probiotic on the…

  • Review on the use of Bacteriophages as a promising way of mitigating the crisis of Antimicrobial resistance

    Review on the use of Bacteriophages as a promising way of mitigating the crisis of Antimicrobial resistance Rekik Getahoun, Getahun Shawul, Kibeb Legesse and Asmelash Tassew* Addis Ababa University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture , Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Immunology and Public health, P.O.Box: 34; Debre Zeit, Ethiopia Antibiotic resistance is considered as a major threat to therapeutics in this era. This resistance has occurred due to various actions that neglect the ethical use of antimicrobials and antibiotics ending…

  • Preliminary Phytochemical Screening and In Vitro Anthelminthic Activity of Detarium Senegalense J.f Gmel (Fabaceae) Leaf Methanol Extract

    Preliminary Phytochemical Screening and In Vitro Anthelminthic Activity of Detarium Senegalense J.f Gmel (Fabaceae) Leaf Methanol Extract 1Ukwubile CA, 2Troy SM, 3 Ikpefan OE and 2Musa YD 1 Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Biology Unit, School of Science and Technology, Federal Polytechnic Bali, Nigeria. 2Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria. 3Department of Pharmacognosy and Herbal Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria. Detarium senegalense is an importance medicinal plant used in North-east Nigeria and some…

  • Growth Performance of the African catfish, Clarias gariepinus, Fed Varying Inclusion Levels of Allium sativum as Feed Additives

    Growth Performance of the African catfish, Clarias gariepinus, Fed  Varying Inclusion Levels of Allium sativum as Feed Additives Tiamiyu, A. M1, Adedeji, O. B2and Olatoye, I. O3 1Department of Biological Sciences, University of Medical Sciences, Ondo City, Nigeria. 2,3Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. Diet supplementation is an important aspect in aquaculture management especially in intensive or in semi-intensive fish culture. An experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of Allium sativum on growth performance…