American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2020

  • Conventional and Molecular Diagnostic Tests for the Detection of Bacterial Pathogen in Burn Wound and Antimicrobial Properties of Some Medicinal Plants

    Nasir Hassan Wagini, Amina Lema Rafukka, Aliyu Musa Yusuf, Sani Muhd Gidado, Samaila Abubakar, Mudassiru Badamasi, Abubakar Mannir Darma, Taofiq Ademola Babatunde, Abubakar Bello, Murtala Yusuf, Jibrin Naka Keta, Lawan Buba Amshi, Hussaina Usman Babba

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 25-32
    Received: 5 January 2020
    Accepted: 15 January 2020
    Published: 24 March 2020
    Abstract: This research aims to compare bacterial pathogens in different categories of burn wounds and evaluate the specificity and sensitivity of conventional and molecular diagnostics techniques in the detection of bacterial pathogens in burn wounds. This research project also tends to evaluate the potential antimicrobial activity of natural product by usi... Show More
  • Antibacterial Activities and Phytochemical Analysis of Chromolaena odorata Leaves on Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

    Mbah-Omeje Kelechi Nkechinyere, Ossai-Oloto Mary Chioma

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 33-40
    Received: 3 February 2020
    Accepted: 13 March 2020
    Published: 31 March 2020
    Abstract: Plants contains secondary metabolites or phytochemicals which when consumed by humans have therapeutic effects. This study therefore analyzed the phytochemical composition of Chromolaena odorata so as to give an idea of its possible pharmacological potentials. The present study also evaluates the antibacterial activity of the crude extracts of the ... Show More
  • Strategic Analysis of COVID-19 Response Measures and Psychological Intervention in China

    Ying Wu, Bin Pan, Yutong Li, Jinai He, Guohua Huang, Qiufeng Li

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 41-46
    Received: 31 March 2020
    Accepted: 13 April 2020
    Published: 23 April 2020
    Abstract: At the end of 2019, an ongoing outbreak of novel Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) was first found in Wuhan, China with a sign of person-to-person transmission and city-to-city transmission, and has spread globally. At present, the COVID-19 mortality rate in China is 2.3%, while the SARS was 9.6% and the MERS was 34.4%, reported by WHO. China im... Show More