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Dr. Iquo Asu Takon

Senior Lecturer
Microbiology
iatakon@unical.edu.ng

Iquo Asu Takon is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar. She holds a Ph.D in Industrial Microbiology from University of Calabar (2013). She is also a Lawyer with 15 years’ post call. She has been involved in research, teaching, learning and mentor-ship for the past 18 years in the University of Calabar, Nigeria. She has supervised many research works both at undergraduate and graduate levels with special research interest in Pharmaceutical Microbiology (bias for medicinal plants). She has over 20 publications in local and international learned journals of repute. She has also attended and facilitated many seminars, workshops and conferences. She has researched extensively on drug quality and microbial contamination of drugs. Her email address is iatakon@unical.edu.ng, and are phone number is +2348034505221.

Udo, S. E., Madunagu, B. E., Umana, E. J. Markson, A. A. and Takon, I. A. (2006). The Efficacy of extracts from four oil seeds and an oil fruit as agents against pathogenic microbes in comparison with known antibiotics. Journal of Agriculture, forestry and Social Sciences (JOAFSS), 4 (2), 119-124.


Takon, I. A. and Antai, S. P. (2006), Microbial contamination of expired and unexpired aqueous and suspension drugs sold in some patent medicine stores in Calabar. Nigerian Journal Microbiology, 20(2), 1103.


Udo, S. E., Osai, E. O., Andy, I., Orok, E. E., Takon, I. A. and Omara, A. T. (2009). Histopathological studies on Telfairiaoccidentalis leaf infected by Colletotrichum Lindemuthianum, Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Social Sciences (JOAFSS), 7 (1), 191-199.


Udo, S. E., Osai, E. O., Okoi, A. I., Orok, E. E., Takon, I. and Etta, H. E., (2010). Control of choanephora cucurbitarum-induced fruit-rot in cucumber (cucumis sati us l.) Using plant extracts, Nigerian Journal of Mycology, 3(1), 126-134.


Clement, I. M., Iquo A. T., John, E. N., (2010), A used Ball of Cotton Wool as a Source of Nosocomially-Acquired Hepatitis C Infection. Brief report: Hepatitis Monthly 10(1), 53-56.


Mboto, C.I., Eja, M. E., Adegoke, A. A., Iwatt, G. D., Asikong, B. E., Takon, I. A., Udo, S. M., Akeh, M. (2009). Photochemical properties and antimicrobial activities of combined effect of extracts of the leaves of Garcinia kola, Veroniaamygdalina and honey on some medically important microorganisms, African Journal of Microbiology Research 3(9), 557-559.


Ikpeme, E. V., Udensi, O., Ekaluo, U. B., Nta, A. I. and Takon, I. A. (2011) Evaluation of the therapeutic potentials of enantiachlorantha (oliv.): an antimalaria herb. Elixir Applied Botany 41, 6032-6036.


Ikpoh, I. S., Lennox, J. A., Agbo, B. E., Takon, I. A., Agbor R. B., and Ukpong, E. J. (2012). Comparative bacteriological quality evaluation of fresh meat obtained from two abattoirs in Calabar, Cross River State, Internal Journal of Current Research, 4(8), 76-78.


Brooks, A. A. Asamudo, N. U and Takon, I. (2012) Bacteriological Stability of high sugar pediatric syrups probability of survival of contaminating bacteria. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, 22 (13), 1-4.


Takon, I. A. and Antai, S. P. (2012) effect of contaminated expired and unexpired penicillin g injection on the haematological indices of juvenile wistar rats. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research, 2(5), 750-757.


Takon, I. A. Antai, S. P. and Okon, P. (2013). In-vitro evaluation of antibacterial activity of ethanolic and aqueous extracts of Ficus exasperate VAHL (Moraceae) leaves. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 3(4), 7-12.


Takon, I. A. and Antai, S. P. (2013) evaluation of Microbiology Quality of Selected Tablets Commonly Dispensed in Pediatric Ward in a Tertiary Hospital in Calabar. IJPI’s Journal of Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy.


Takon, I. A., Brooks, A. A. and Umeh, C. C. (2015). Evaluation of the phytochemical properties an antimicrobial activity of Vernomiaamygdalina against selected clinical isolates. Journal of Biopesticides and Environment 2(1-2), 7-11.


Iquo, A. T., Ikpeme, E. V., and Odey, M. O., (2015). Comparative study of the antimicrobial properties of Aloe vera juice and gel (leaf) extracts against selected clinical isolates. International Journal of Technical Research and Applications, 3(6), 108-111.


Takon, I. A., Antai, S. P. and Eyonog, E. U. (2016), Comparative studies on the content of active ingredients of contaminated and non-contaminated Asprin tablets sold in patent medicine stores in Calabar. Journal of medical pharmaceutical and Allied Sciences, 5(8), 142-150.


Takon, I. A., Antai, S.P. and Eyong, E. U. (2016). Evaluation of toxicological effects of contaminated gentamicin injection on liver enzymes of juvenile wistar rats, Journal of Medical Pharmaceutical and Allied Sciences, 5(8),132-141.


Agbo, B. E., Takon, I. A. and Ajaba, M. O. (2016). Prevalence of contaminating microorganism in anti-malarial drugs sold in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 7(10), 4272-4277.

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6th Annual Conference on Microbiology and Annual Conference on Microbes and Beneficial Microbes
6th Annual Conference on Microbiology and Annual Conference on Microbes and Beneficial Microbes held from October 16th to 17th, 2017) Baltimore, USA
Start: Monday 16th October, 2017
End: Tuesday 17th October, 2017
World congress and Expo on Applied Microbiology
iv. World congress and Expo on Applied Microbiology August 18-20, 2015) Frankfort, Germany. (Oral Presentation). Phytochemical and antimicrobial properties of Aloe vera and Vernonia amygdalina (bitter leaf) extracts against selected clinical isolates organized by Omics International conferences.
Start: Tuesday 18th August, 2015
End: Thursday 20th August, 2015
World congress and Expo on Applied Microbiology
World congress and Expo on Applied Microbiology. United Arab Emirate. (Poster presentation) Antibacterial development held from Nov. 11th to 14th, 2016), Dubai.
Start: Friday 11th November, 2016
End: Monday 14th November, 2016
26th National conference of the Nigerian Environmental Society - Abuja-Nigeria (Oral Presentation). Microbial quality of drinking water obtained from Agbokim waterfalls in Etung, Nigeria.
iii. 26th National conference of the Nigerian Environmental Society- Abuja-Nigeria (Oral Presentation). Microbial quality of drinking water obtained from Agbokim waterfalls in Etung, Nigeria. from 3rd to 5th December, 2016,
Start: Saturday 3rd December, 2016
End: Monday 5th December, 2016
Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON) - Evaluation of the phytochemical properties and antimicrobial activities of Vernonia amygdalina against selected clinical isolates (Oral presentation).
Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON) Lagos 2015. Evaluation of the phytochemical properties and antimicrobial activities of Vernonia amygdalina against selected clinical isolates (Oral presentation) from Aug. 12th to 15th, 2015.
Start: Wednesday 12th August, 2015
End: Saturday 15th August, 2015
No Results for Grants/Awards Received