JAPHETH OPINTAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ghana Medical School
Location: 302 665404, Ghana
Summary:
Lecturer & Research Coordinator of the ADMER project

Publications

  1. pmc Distribution of serogroups and serotypes of multiple drug resistant Shigella isolates
    Ja Opintan
    Departments of Microbiology, University of Ghana Medical School, P O Box 4236, Accra, Ghana
    Ghana Med J 41:8-29. 2007
  2. pmc Vibrio cholerae O1 from Accra, Ghana carrying a class 2 integron and the SXT element
    Japheth A Opintan
    Department of Microbiology, University of Ghana Medical School, PO Box 4236, Accra, Ghana
    J Antimicrob Chemother 62:929-33. 2008
  3. pmc Quinolone resistance in Escherichia coli from Accra, Ghana
    Sreela S Namboodiri
    Department of Biology, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    BMC Microbiol 11:44. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Carriage of diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli by older children and adults in Accra, Ghana
    Japheth A Opintan
    Department of Microbiology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:504-6. 2010
  5. pmc Pediatric diarrhea in southern Ghana: etiology and association with intestinal inflammation and malnutrition
    Japheth A Opintan
    Department of Microbiology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:936-43. 2010

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Publications5

  1. pmc Distribution of serogroups and serotypes of multiple drug resistant Shigella isolates
    Ja Opintan
    Departments of Microbiology, University of Ghana Medical School, P O Box 4236, Accra, Ghana
    Ghana Med J 41:8-29. 2007
    ..Summary..
  2. pmc Vibrio cholerae O1 from Accra, Ghana carrying a class 2 integron and the SXT element
    Japheth A Opintan
    Department of Microbiology, University of Ghana Medical School, PO Box 4236, Accra, Ghana
    J Antimicrob Chemother 62:929-33. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the genetic basis for trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole resistance in outbreak isolates...
  3. pmc Quinolone resistance in Escherichia coli from Accra, Ghana
    Sreela S Namboodiri
    Department of Biology, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    BMC Microbiol 11:44. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of resistance to broad-spectrum antimicrobials with particular focus on the quinolones, which have recently been introduced in parts of Africa, including Ghana...
  4. doi request reprint Carriage of diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli by older children and adults in Accra, Ghana
    Japheth A Opintan
    Department of Microbiology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:504-6. 2010
    ..coli, the most commonly isolated pathotypes from infants with diarrhoea, were frequently recovered from healthy adults. Asymptomatic carriage of DEC by older individuals in Accra may place young children at risk for diarrhoea...
  5. pmc Pediatric diarrhea in southern Ghana: etiology and association with intestinal inflammation and malnutrition
    Japheth A Opintan
    Department of Microbiology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:936-43. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the use of DNA-biomarkers revealed that EAEC and Cryptosporidium were common intestinal pathogens in Accra, and that elevated lactoferrin was associated with diarrhea in this group of children...