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  • Area of Specialization: Microbial genetics
  • Department of Microbiology

  • Dr. Egbule Olivia Sochi is presently an Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Delta State University, Abraka . She earned a Ph.D in Microbial Genetics in 2015 and has taught both undergraduate and postgraduate courses for over ten years. Dr.Egbule is an urbane, goal-driven and focused academic dedicated to teaching, learning and research with keen eyes for details. She is widely published in both local and international journals ,and actively participates in professional conferences, workshops and meetings. Her research interests include Antimicrobial Resistance and Resistance Genes, Mobile Genetics Element Transfer, Food Safety and Public Health. She is presently the Head of the Department of Microbiology, Delta State University, Abraka.
    My Publications
  1. Olivia Sochi Egbule (2022) Occurrence of Extended Spectrum Beta – Lactamases and Sul 1 in multi-drug resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella isolated from poultry feeds, Scientific African Vol.vol.18 Pages:

  2. Olivia Sochi Egbule and Ibrahim Yusuf (2019) Multiple Antibiotic Resistances in Escherichia coli Isolated from Cattle and Poultry faeces in Abraka,sout- south Nigeria, Pertanicka J Trop Agric. Sc. Vol.42(2) Pages: 585-594

  3. Olivia sochi Egbule (2016) Detection and transfer of extended spectrum beta lactamase enzymes from untreated hospital waste water, Advances inMicrobiology Vol.6(7) Pages: 512-520

  4. Olivia sochi Egbule (2016) Antimicrobial Resistance and Beta Lactamase production among dumpsites, Journal of Environmental Protection/ scientific research publishing Vol.7(7) Pages: 1057

  5. OS Egbule, AD Ehwarieme, UB Owehe-Ureghe (2016) High Rate of Antibiotic Resistance in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of a University Hospital, Microbiology Research Journal International Vol.15(1) Pages: 1-6

  6. OS Egbule, UB Owhe-UreGHE, EE Odih (2016) Occurrence of Multidrug Resistance among E.coli 0157:H7 isolated from Stool samples Obtained from Hospitalized Children, J Prob Health Vol.4 Pages: 1-4

  7. Olivia Sochi Egbule and Patrick Ekezie Egbule (2016) Plasmid-borne antimicrobial resistant bacteria isolated from poultry litter: implication for crop production, NISEB Vol.16 Pages:

  8. E Akpona, UB Owhe-Ureghe, OS Egbule (2016) Potentiality of Biogeneration of Electricity from Abattoir Waste Water through Microbial Fuel cell Technology, Nigerian Journal of Science and Environment Vol.14 Pages: 1

  9. Olivia sochi Egbule (2013) Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Escherichia coli and Shigella sp. isolated from Diarrhoea Stool of Children, Bayero Journal of pure and Applied Sciences Vol.6 Pages: 62-66

  10. DA Ehwarieme , OS Egbule, Ovuokeroye omonigho (2011) Study of Prevalence and Susceptibility of Blood culture Bacterial Isolates, Malaysian Journal of Microbiology Vol.7 Pages: 78-82

  11. OS Egbule and DA Ehwarieme . (2010) Prevalence and Antibiotic Sensitivity Profile of Enteric Pathogens from Different Water Sources in Abraka and Environs., Journal of Applied Sciences,
    Vol.13(1) Pages: 8808-8811

  12. EE Akortha and OS Egbule (2008) transfer of tetracycline resistance gene (tetr) between replicons in some enteric bacteria of diarrhoeal origin in some hospitals in South-South, Nigeria, African Journal of Biotechnology Vol.7 Pages: