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Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus from Nigeria and South Africa
(North-West University (South Africa), 2020)
The detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in wastewater system from clinical sources has posed a public health challenge in many countries worldwide. Of a greater concern is the discharge of ...
Antibiotic resistant bacteria and -genes in raw water, and the implications for drinking water production
(North-West University (South Africa). Potchefstroom Campus, 2019)
The introduction of antibiotic treatment in the 1940s was a revolutionary breakthrough in medicine. However, the wide and inappropriate use of antibiotics ever since have created the perfect conditions for increasing the ...
Characterization of Clostridium spp. isolated from selected surface water systems and aquatic sediment
(North-West University (South Africa), Potchefstroom Campus, 2017)
Clostridium are ubiquitous in nature and common inhabitants of the gastrointestinal track of humans and animals. Some are pathogenic or toxin producers. These pathogenic Clostridium species can be introduced into surface ...
Antimicrobial resistant bacteria and genes in selected surface water bodies of the North West Province
(North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 2017)
It has recently been established that apart from the over or misuse of antibiotics, metal pollution in the natural environment may also contribute to antibiotic resistance even when antibiotics are absent. The Wonderfonteinspruit ...