Shu’aibu Isa, Hana Kadum , Fatima Muhd Sani, Khairiyya Muhammad.

Bacterial biofilms are serious global public health problem due to their antibiotics tolerance capabilities, resistance to host defence mechanisms and other external stresses which consequently contributes to their chronic infections. RTE (ready-to eat) grasshopper is much consumed by women and children and its marketability is overtaking that of meat in many parts of Northeastern Nigeria and can serve as reservoir for biofilm forming pathogenic bacteria. This study aimed to detect the presence of Salmonella sp. from exposed fried grasshopper vended in Gombe metropolis and to assess their biofilm formation potential (BFP).

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