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Rapid prediction of multi-drug resistance in clinical specimens of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Conventional drug susceptibility testing techniques, the ‘gold standard’ for M. tuberculosis are slow, requiring about 3-6 weeks from a positive culture. This diagnostic delay, before initiation of appropriate treatment, ...
Design, optimisation and costing of a novel forced-upflow bioreactor for bioremediation of leachates from selected landfill sites in KwaZulu-Natal.
Most waste generated in South Africa is sent to landfills for disposal, and although it is confined in specific areas, it can potentially affect both above and below ground water resources, impacting environmental and ...
Strategies for effective bioremediation of water co-contaminated with 1, 2-dichloroethane and heavy metals.
The production of 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA) exceeds 5.44 billion kg per year, and is higher than that of any other industrial halogenated chemical. Improper disposal practices or accidental spills of this compound have ...
Investigation into the diversity of antifungal aerobic endospore-forming bacteria associated with bulk and crop rhizosphere soil.
Members of the genus Bacillus are mainly Gram positive, aerobic rod shaped, endospore-forming bacteria that are increasingly being recognised for their ability to promote plant growth and antagonise fungal pathogens. From ...
Impact of irrigation water on the quality of fresh produce.
The consumption of minimally processed fresh fruit and vegetables has increased over the past years, mostly because of consumers awareness that fresh produce serves as a good source of vitamins, minerals and fibre. ...