Current Issue PJM 2020 vol. 69(2)

ORIGINAL PAPERS
Prevalence of multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – a high tuberculosis endemic area of Pakistan
ALI S., KHAN M.T., KHAN A.S., MOHAMMAD N., KHAN M.M., AHMAD S., NOOR S., JABBAR A., DAIRE C., HASSAN F.
Pol J Microbiol. 2020;69(2):133-137. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2020-005

PCR-based screening approach: a rapid method to detect the biosynthetic potential of antimicrobials in actinobacterial strains
NOUREEN N., CHEEMA M.T., ANWAR S., HASNAIN S., SAJID I.
Pol J Microbiol. 2020;69(2):139-149. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2020-016

Characterization of microbial diversity and community structure in fermentation pit mud of different ages for production of strong-aroma Baijiu
WANG X-J., ZHU H-M., REN Z-Q., HUANG Z-G., WEI C-H., DENG J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2020;69(2):151-164. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2020-018

Comparison of rapid and routine methods of identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing of microorganisms from blood culture bottles
AKGUN S., SAYINER H.S.
Pol J Microbiol. 2020;69(2):165-176. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2020-019

The resurgence of measles infection and its associated complications in early childhood at a tertiary care hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan
ILYAS M., AFZAL S., AHMAD J., ALGHAMDI S., KHURRAM M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2020;69(2):177-184. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2020-020

A current microbiological picture of Mycobacterium isolates from Istanbul, Turkey
SUMBUL B., DOYMAZ M.Z.
Pol J Microbiol. 2020;69(2):185-191. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2020-021

Luffa cylindrica immobilized with Aspergillus terreus QMS-1: an efficient and cost-effective strategy for the removal of Congo red using stirred tank reactor
LARAIB Q., SHAFIQUE M., JABEEN N., NAZ S.A., NAWAZ H.R., SOLANGI B., ZUBAIR A., SOHAIL M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2020;69(2):193-203. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2020-022

Lactobacillus fermentum JX306 restrain D-galactose-induced oxidative stress of mice through its antioxidant activity
ZHANG D., LI C., SHI R., ZHAO F., YANG Z.
Pol J Microbiol. 2020;69(2):205-215. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2020-024
[Supplementary materials]

Performance evaluation of different commercial serological kits for diagnosis of acute hepatitis E viral infection
ZHANG Q., ZONG X., LI D., LIN J., LI L.
Pol J Microbiol. 2020;69(2):217–222. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2020-025
[Supplementary materials]

N-acetylcysteine (NAC) attenuating apoptosis and autophagy in RAW264.7 cells in response to incubation with mycolic acid from bovine Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex
LIN X., WEI M., SONG F., XUE D., WANG Y.
Pol J Microbiol. 2020;69(2):223-229. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2020-026

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
Extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii belonging to international clone II from a pet cat with urinary tract infection; the first report from Pakistan
TAJ Z., RASOOL M.H., ALMATROUDI A., SAQALEIN M., KHURSHID M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2020;69(2):231-234. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2020-017

Effect of Chlorella vulgaris on growth and photosynthetic pigment content in Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris L. subsp. cicla)
HAJNAL-JAFARI T., SEMAN V., STAMENOV D., ĐURIĆ S.
Pol J Microbiol. 2020;69(2):235-238. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2020-023