A Samie

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cryptosporidium species: preliminary descriptions of the prevalence and genotype distribution among school children and hospital patients in the Venda region, Limpopo Province, South Africa
    A Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda for Science and Technology, Thohoyandou 0950, South Africa
    Exp Parasitol 114:314-22. 2006
  2. pmc Random amplified polymorphic DNA typing of clinical and environmental Aeromonas hydrophila strains from Limpopo province, South Africa
    J N Ramalivhana
    College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:1-6. 2010
  3. pmc Diversity and antibiograms of bacterial organisms isolated from samples of household drinking-water consumed by HIV-positive individuals in rural settings, South Africa
    A Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou 0950, Limpopo, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:241-9. 2012
  4. pmc Characterization of n-Hexane sub-fraction of Bridelia micrantha (Berth) and its antimycobacterium activity
    Ezekiel Green
    AIDS Virus Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou 0950, South Africa
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:28. 2011
  5. pmc Prevalence of intestinal parasitic and bacterial pathogens in diarrhoeal and non-diarroeal human stools from Vhembe district, South Africa
    A Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, Limpopo Province, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:739-45. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Crude extracts of, and purified compounds from, Pterocarpus angolensis, and the essential oil of Lippia javanica: their in-vitro cytotoxicities and activities against selected bacteria and Entamoeba histolytica
    A Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou 0950, Limpopo, South Africa
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 103:427-39. 2009
  7. doi request reprint In-vitro cytotoxicity and antimicrobial activities, against clinical isolates of Campylobacter species and Entamoeba histolytica, of local medicinal plants from the Venda region, in South Africa
    A Samie
    University of Venda, Department of Microbiology, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou 0950, Limpopo, South Africa
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 103:159-70. 2009
  8. pmc Prevalence, haemolytic and haemagglutination activities and antibiotic susceptibility profiles of Campylobacter spp. isolated from human diarrhoeal stools in Vhembe District, South Africa
    A Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:406-13. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint PCR detection of Clostridium difficile triose phosphate isomerase (tpi), toxin A (tcdA), toxin B (tcdB), binary toxin (cdtA, cdtB), and tcdC genes in Vhembe District, South Africa
    Amidou Samie
    AIDS Virus Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:577-85. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Entamoeba histolytica: genetic diversity of African strains based on the polymorphism of the serine-rich protein gene
    A Samie
    AIDS Virus Research Laboratory, Laboratory for Molecular Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou 0950, Limpopo Province, South Africa
    Exp Parasitol 118:354-61. 2008

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Cryptosporidium species: preliminary descriptions of the prevalence and genotype distribution among school children and hospital patients in the Venda region, Limpopo Province, South Africa
    A Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda for Science and Technology, Thohoyandou 0950, South Africa
    Exp Parasitol 114:314-22. 2006
    ..C. hominis (82%) was more common than C. parvum (18%). This study has demonstrated the high prevalence of Cryptosporidium infections in the Venda region and its implications in causing diarrhea and inflammation...
  2. pmc Random amplified polymorphic DNA typing of clinical and environmental Aeromonas hydrophila strains from Limpopo province, South Africa
    J N Ramalivhana
    College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:1-6. 2010
    ..This observation is of public-health significance, particularly in the era of HIV/AIDS. This study points to the importance of monitoring and evaluating infection-control measures for improved hygiene and to prevent cross-contaminations...
  3. pmc Diversity and antibiograms of bacterial organisms isolated from samples of household drinking-water consumed by HIV-positive individuals in rural settings, South Africa
    A Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou 0950, Limpopo, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:241-9. 2012
    ..Education on treatment of household water is advised for HIV-positive patients, and measures should be taken to improve point-of-use water treatment as immunosuppressed individuals would be more susceptible to opportunistic infections...
  4. pmc Characterization of n-Hexane sub-fraction of Bridelia micrantha (Berth) and its antimycobacterium activity
    Ezekiel Green
    AIDS Virus Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou 0950, South Africa
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:28. 2011
    ..In this study we determined the in vitro antimycobacterial activity of n-Hexane sub-fraction from Bridelia micrantha (Berth) against MTB H37Ra and a clinical isolate resistant to all five first-line antituberculosis drugs...
  5. pmc Prevalence of intestinal parasitic and bacterial pathogens in diarrhoeal and non-diarroeal human stools from Vhembe district, South Africa
    A Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, Limpopo Province, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:739-45. 2009
    ..and Aeromonas are the most common bacterial causes of diarrhoea in Vhembe district of South Africa...
  6. doi request reprint Crude extracts of, and purified compounds from, Pterocarpus angolensis, and the essential oil of Lippia javanica: their in-vitro cytotoxicities and activities against selected bacteria and Entamoeba histolytica
    A Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou 0950, Limpopo, South Africa
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 103:427-39. 2009
    ..angolensis has thus been demonstrated. Further investigation of the activities of these compounds and their potential use in the treatment of bacterial diseases appears justified...
  7. doi request reprint In-vitro cytotoxicity and antimicrobial activities, against clinical isolates of Campylobacter species and Entamoeba histolytica, of local medicinal plants from the Venda region, in South Africa
    A Samie
    University of Venda, Department of Microbiology, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou 0950, Limpopo, South Africa
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 103:159-70. 2009
    ..7 microg/ml. Acetone and methanol extracts of several of the plants show promise as templates for the design of new anti-diarrhoeal therapies...
  8. pmc Prevalence, haemolytic and haemagglutination activities and antibiotic susceptibility profiles of Campylobacter spp. isolated from human diarrhoeal stools in Vhembe District, South Africa
    A Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:406-13. 2007
    ..Haemolytic and haemagglutinating activities may be useful in preliminary characterization of pathogenic strains in settings where Campylobacter-associated infections are common...
  9. ncbi request reprint PCR detection of Clostridium difficile triose phosphate isomerase (tpi), toxin A (tcdA), toxin B (tcdB), binary toxin (cdtA, cdtB), and tcdC genes in Vhembe District, South Africa
    Amidou Samie
    AIDS Virus Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:577-85. 2008
    ..difficile and suggests that C. difficile is responsible for a small, but underappreciated, proportion of diarrheal cases in the region, and further study is warranted in this area...
  10. ncbi request reprint Entamoeba histolytica: genetic diversity of African strains based on the polymorphism of the serine-rich protein gene
    A Samie
    AIDS Virus Research Laboratory, Laboratory for Molecular Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou 0950, Limpopo Province, South Africa
    Exp Parasitol 118:354-61. 2008
    ..This study indicates that certain profiles might be responsible for the presentation of intestinal amoebic symptoms. However, more extended studies need to be performed in order to confirm these observations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli in Venda, South Africa: distribution of virulence-related genes by multiplex polymerase chain reaction in stool samples of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive and HIV-negative individuals and primary school child
    Amidou Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:142-50. 2007
    ..543, P < 0.0001) in the stool samples. This study suggests that the clinical presentation of EAEC infection may be directly related to the bacterial load as well as to the genetic characteristics of the strains involved...
  12. pmc Microsporidiosis in South Africa: PCR detection in stool samples of HIV-positive and HIV-negative individuals and school children in Vhembe district, Limpopo Province
    A Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou 0950, South Africa
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:547-54. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of E. bieneusi in the Vhembe region of South Africa. Further investigations are needed in order to clarify the pathogenesis of E. bieneusi in HIV-positive patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Campylobacter species, Helicobacter pylori and Arcobacter species in stool samples from the Venda region, Limpopo, South Africa: studies using molecular diagnostic methods
    A Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, 0950, Limpopo, South Africa
    J Infect 54:558-66. 2007
    ..This study determined the prevalence of Campylobacter spp., Helicobacter pylori and Arcobacter spp. in stool samples from Venda in relation to diarrhea, intestinal inflammation and HIV status using specific molecular methods...
  14. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of Entamoeba histolytica in the context of HIV and AIDS: the case of Vhembe district, in South Africa's Limpopo province
    A Samie
    AIDS Virus Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, University of Venda Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou 0950, Limpopo Province, South Africa
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 104:55-63. 2010
    ..histolytica infection and HIV in South Africa. Further studies, for example to determine the occurrence of diarrhoea or liver abscess in the study area, in relation to seropositivity for E. histolytica and/or HIV, are now needed...
  15. pmc Prevalence, pathogenesis, antibiotic susceptibility profiles, and in-vitro activity of selected medicinal plants against Aeromonas isolates from stool samples of patients in the Venda region of South Africa
    C L Obi
    College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of South Africa, Sunnyside, Pretoria, UNISA 0003, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:428-35. 2007
    ..However, the genetic characterization of the isolates will further confirm their pathogenicity and the origin of multiple antibiotic resistance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and species distribution of E. Histolytica and E. Dispar in the Venda region, Limpopo, South Africa
    Amidou Samie
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:565-71. 2006
    ..12%) of the 31 HIV-positive individuals and in 33 (15.5%) of the 213 HIV-negative individuals. E. histolytica infections are common in the Venda region and are associated with diarrhea and intestinal inflammation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bacterial contamination of Vhuswa--a local weaning food and stored drinking-water in impoverished households in the Venda region of South Africa
    Natasha Potgieter
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda for Science and Technology, PMB X5050, Thohoyandou, 0950, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 23:150-5. 2005
    ..2x10(3) cfu 100 mL(-1), and 5.1x10(3) cfu 100 mL(-1) respectively. The frequent contamination of water and food samples in this study has important implications for the health of children from impoverished communities...