Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine

Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8731

Joseph Omololu-Aso

Department of Microbiology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun, Nigeria

  • Review Article   
    Strains of Salmonella enterica Isolated from Abattoirs in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria
    Author(s): Joseph Omololu-Aso*, K. Aliu, Oluwaseun O. Omololu-Aso and Oluwagbenro Adesunloro

    Background: Salmonellosis is one of the most common and widely distributed food borne diseases with tens of millions of human cases occurring worldwide per annum. Materials and methods: Forty-eight samples were obtained from abattoirs in three local government areas (Ife central, Ife east and Ife north local government areas) out of the four local government areas in Ile-Ife, Osun state, Nigeria. This was between September and November 2018. The samples were transported to the microbiology laboratory, Obafemi Awolowo university, Ile-Ife, Osun state, Nigeria and cultured on pre-enrichment media (Nutrient agar and MacConkey agar) for 18 hours-24 hours at 37°C. They were later transferred into Salmonella-Shigella agar and incubated for 48 hours at 37°C. Isolates were subjected to antimicrobial susceptibility testing on.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-8731.23.11.294

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