13 FEB 2017

Multidrug-resistant Achromobacter animicus causing wound infection in a street child in Mwanza, Tanzania

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Achromobacter animicus (A. animicus) is an aerobic, motile, gram-negative, non-fermenting small bacillus that can also grow anaerobically with potassium nitrate. It has been isolated from sputum of humans suffering from respiratory infections. Read More

15 December 2016

Antimicrobial resistance pattern:

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A report of microbiological cultures at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania
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12 December 2016

Genome announcement:

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Draft Genome Sequence of a Multiresistant Bovine Isolate of Staphylococcus lentus from Tanzania.
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4 DEC 2015

Enterobacter bugandensis sp. nov

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Tanzanian scientists in collaboration with German scientists recently discovered a dangerous bacteria at Bugando Medical Centre in Mwanza, the bacteria is called Enterobacter bugandensis sp. nov.,. This bacteria causes severe blood stream infections among neonates and is associated with outbreaks and neonatal deaths calling for strengthening of infection control and prevention in this settings.follow links to get more
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26637818
http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/Tanzanian-scientists-discover--dangerous-bacteria-in--Mwanza--/-/1840340/2992328/-/view/printVersion/-/u5p9lb/-/index.html