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- Chukwu, Emelda E., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Microbial pathogenesis 2017 v.111 pp. 232-237
- Clostridium perfringens; DNA; DNA primers; Gram-positive bacteria; clones; computer software; feces; food contamination; foodborne illness; foods; gastrointestinal system; genetic analysis; genetic variation; genotyping; humans; numerical taxonomy; poisoning; polymerase chain reaction
- ... Clostridium perfringens is an anaerobic Gram-positive bacterium which is commonly present in the gastrointestinal tract of man and animals and causes enteritic diseases in animals and food poisoning in humans. Previous studies have looked at the epidemiological relationship between C. perfringens isolates from outbreak source. In this study, the genetic diversity of C. perfringens strains from non ...
- Chukwu, Emelda E., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Anaerobe 2016 v.42 pp. 176-181
- Clostridium botulinum; Clostridium perfringens; bacterial contamination; bacterial toxins; food contamination; food sanitation; foodborne illness; foods; genes; polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal RNA; Nigeria
- ... Food-borne diseases contribute to the huge burden of sickness and death globally and in the last decade, have become more frequently reported in Africa. In line with this, food safety is becoming a significant and growing public health problem in Nigeria. Diarrhoea is a common problem in Nigeria and has been reported but there has been little data on the possibility of clostridia as aetiological a ...