Prof.

OJO Olufemi Ernest 

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Ph.D

MVSC (Ibadan)

DVM (Ibadan)

* Epidemiology and Molecular Characterization of Shiga toxin-Production Escherichia coli Serogroups in Food Producing Animals and Meat
* Antibiotic resistant bacterial pathogens in in animals: Implication for public health and veterinary clinixal practice
a) Getting More from Livestock: the potential of collective action to improve the quality and safety of animal-source foods informally marketed by women. (2010)
b) Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 in faeces of food-producing animals in some parts of Ogun and Oyo States, Nigeria (2008)
c) Improving benefits of peri-urban livestock production through management of associated human and environmental health risks in Nigeria. (2007)

Research Interest: Veterinary Microbiology and Food-borne pathogens

Education Trust Fund Academic Staff Training and Development
Intervention Grant (2010)
b. Abiola Postgraduate Prize: Veterinary Medicine (M. Sc.) (2007)
c. Delta State Governor’s National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Honour Award (2004)
d. Federal Government of Nigeria Undergraduate Scholarship Award (2001/2002)
e. Departmental Prize: Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology (2002)
f. Departmental Prize: Veterinary Microbiology & Parasitology (2002)
g. Departmental Prize: Veterinary Surgery & Reproduction (2002)
h. Departmental Prize: Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine (2002)
i. Prof. D.H. Hill Prize in Clinics (2002)
j. Coomassie Prize in Veterinary Medicine (2002)
k. Prof. D.H. Hill Prize in Veterinary Surgery & Reproduction (2002)
l. Prof. D.H. Hill Prize in Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine (2002)
m. Dr. Liman Ciroma Prize (2002)
n. NUPEMECO Prize (2002)
o. Faculty Prize: Veterinary Medicine (2002)

ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

* Member, Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA)
*Registered with the Veterinary Council of Nigeria (Reg. No. 3749)
* Federal Government of Nigeria Undergraduate Scholarship Award (2001/2002)
* Departmental Prize: Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology (2002)
* Departmental Prize: Veterinary Microbiology & Parasitology (2002)
* Departmental Prize: Veterinary Surgery & reproduction (2002)
* Departmental Prize: Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine (2002)
* Prof. D.H. Hill Prize in Clinics (2002)
* Coomassie Prize in Veterinary Medicine (2002)
* Prof. D.H. Hill Prize in Veterinary Surgery & Reproduction (2002)
* Prof. D.H. Hill Prize in Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine (2002)
* Dr. Liman Ciroma Prize (2002)
* NUPEMECO Prize (2002)
* Faculty Prize: Veterinary Medicine (2002)
* Delta State Governor’s National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Honour Award (2004)
* Abiola Postgraduate Prize: Veterinary Medicine (M. Sc.) (2007)

(i). Journal Articles in Print:
1. Olayemi F. O., Ojo E. O. and Fagbohun O. A. (2006): Haematological and plasma biochemical parameters of the Nigerian laughing dove (Streptopelia senegalensis) and the Nigerian duck (Anas platyrhnchos). Veterinarski Arhiv, 76 (2); 145-151. Published by Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia. Available online: http://www.vef.hr/vetarhiv/papers/2006-76-2-5.pdf
2. Olayemi F. O., Akinsinku D. O., Ojo O. E. and Azeez O. (2006): The haematology of the Kuri breed of cattle. Folia Veterinaria 50 (2); 62-65. Published by University of Veterinary Medicine, Kosice, Slovak Republic. Available online: http://www.uvm.sk/dept/journals/folia.html ISSN 0015-5748
3. Oyekunle M. A., Omotainse S. O., Ocholi R., Ogunleye A. O., Ojo O. E., and Bertu W. J. (2007): Serological evidence of Brucellosis in a goat flock with recurrent abortion in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Tropical Veterinarian 25 (1); 26-33. Published by Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
Available online https://www.ajol.info/journal_index.php?jid=24&ab=tv
4. Olayemi F. O. and Ojo O. E. (2007): Haematology of the Nigerian Turkey. Folia Veterinaria 51 (1); 43-46. Pubished by University of Veterinary Medicine, Kosice, Slovak Republic. Available online: http://ajol.info/index.php/bahpa/article/view/32821
5. Alo O. S. and Ojo O. (2007): Use of antibiotics in food animals: A case study of a major veterinary outlet in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Nigerian Veterinary Journal 28 (1); 80-82. Published by Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association. Available online: http://ajol.info/index.php/nvj/article/view/3547
6. Otesile E. B., Oyekunle M. A., Oni O. O., Adebowale O. O. Kehinde O. O., Ojo E. O., and Akinduti P. A. (2008): Detection of Newcastle disease virus antigen and antibody in unvaccinated and vaccinated local chickens in Abeokuta. Nigerian Poultry Science Journal 5 (3); 119-123. Published by World’s Poultry Science Association Nigeria Branch.
7. Ojo O. E., Oyekunle M. A., Ogunleye A. O., and Otesile E. B. (2008): Escherichia coli O157:H7 in food animals in parts of South Western Nigeria: Prevalence and in vitro antimicrobial susceptibility. Tropical Veterinarian 26 (3&4); 23-30. Published by Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan,Nigeria. https://www.ajol.info/journal_index.php?jid=24&ab=tv
8. Ojo O. E. and Adetosoye A. I. (2009): Salmonella typhimurium infection in diarrhoeic and non-diarrhoiec dogs in Ibadan, Nigeria. Veterinarski Arhiv, 79 (4); 371-377. Published by Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia. Available online: http://www.vef.hr/vetarhiv/papers/2009-79-4-6.pdf
9. Ojo O. E., Oluwole O. A., and Adetosoye A. I. (2009): Isolation of Moraxella bovis from infectious keratoconjunctivitis in a flock of goats. Nigerian Veterinary Journal 30 (1): 56 – 59. Published by Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association. http://www.ajol.info/journal_index.php?jid=19
10. Agbaje M., Davies R., Oyekunle M. A., Ojo O. E., Fasina F. O. and Akinduti P. A. (2010): Observation on the occurrence and transmission pattern of Salmonella gallinarum in commercial poultry farms in Ogun State, South Western Nigeria. African Journal of Microbiology Research 4 (9): 796 – 800. Published by Academic Journals. Available online: http://www.academicjournals.org/ajmr
11. Ojo O. E., Ajuwape A. T. P., Otesile E. B., Owoade A. A., Oyekunle M. A., and Adetosoye A. I. (2010): Potentially zoonotic shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroups in the faeces and meat of food-producing animals in Ibadan, Nigeria. International Journal of Food Microbiology 142: 214 – 221. Official Journal of the International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) and the International Committee on Food Microbiology and Hygiene (ICFMH), published by Elsevier. Available online: doi:10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2010.06.030
12. Ojo O. E., Ajuwape A. T. P., Otesile E. B., and Owoade A. A. (2010): Detection of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in poultry birds in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Tropical Veterinarian 28 (4): 1-10. Published by Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

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