Entries on Biochemistry
Ceftriaxone is a parenteral third generation cephalosporin, which has stronger activity against enterobacteriaceae, including penicillinase producing strains (Hubber, 1988).
Aquatic macroinvertebrates are an assemblage of aquatic community represented by members of almost all the invertebrate taxa. Most macroinvertebrate are benthic (benthos), others are planktonic or nektonic or surface water dwellers.
Ancylostomiasis (hookworm disease) is a disease of worldwide distribution. The most widespread of all hookworm species is A. caninum and it parasitizes dog throughout the tropics and subtropics.
The most implicated parasites are Ascaris lumbricoides, Hookworms (Necator americanus and AcyostomadeodenaleI);
Onchocerciasis (river blindness) is caused by the parasitic filarial worm, Onchocerca volvulus, and transmitted by Simulium damnosum complex in different parts of the world.
This research work investigates the effect of exposure to petroleum hydrocarbon pollution on human kidneys