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  • Area of Specialization: Medical Microbiology/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. OS Egbule, E Morka, PK Omenogor (2024) Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus sp. Among Pregnant Women Attending General Hospitals in Delta Central Senatorial District, Nigeria, Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics Vol. 14 (3) Pages: 22-26

  2. David Ejovwo Avwunugbe , Olivia Sochi Egbule, Omenogor Patricia Konye (2024) Antimicrobial Activity of Garlic and Honey on Staphylococcus Aureus and Escherichia Coli , International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Bio-Medical Science Vol. 4 (2) Pages: 79-83

    Vol. 21 (3) Pages: 79-83

  4. Egbule, O.S Omenogor, P. K and Iweriebor, B.C (2024) Assessment of Biofilm Forming Capability and Antibiotic Resistance in Proteus mirabilis Colonizing Indwelling Catheter. , Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences Vol. 27 (5) Pages: 268-275

  5. MO Felix Oghenemaro Enwa, Olivia Sochi Egbule, Frances Oghenovo Offideh (2023) The Evaluation of the In-Vitro Antibacterial and Anti-Inflammatory Potentials of the Tender Water of Cocosnucifera (L.) , World Journal of Environmental Biosciences
    file:///C:/Users/Olivia/Downloads/The%20Evaluation%20of%20the%20In-Vitro%20Antibacterial%20and%20Anti-Inflammatory%20Potentials%20of%20the%20Tender%20Water%20of%20%20Cocosnucifera%20%20(%20L%20.)%20(1).pdf Vol. 8-13 Pages: 13 (4)

  6. Oghara FO Enwa, OS Egbule, LO Oyubu, CN Damera, TO Momoh (2023) Characterization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureusfrom Adult Out-Patients Visiting Delta State University Teaching Hospital, J Biochem Technol Vol. 14 (4) Pages: 15-8

  7. Felix, O Enwa Olivia Sochi Egbule, Patricia Konaye Omenogor, Levinson Oyubu Obaro (2023) Characterization of ProteusSpp. And Plasmid Mediated Resistance Among Hospitalized Patients in Eku, Delta State, Nigeria , International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Bio-Medical Science Vol. 4 (4) Pages: 378-382

  8. 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:

  9. BC Iweriebor, OS Egbule, LC Obi (2022) The Emergence of Colistin-and Imipenem-Associated Multidrug Resistance in Isolates from Retail Meat BC Iweriebor, OS Egbule, LC Obi Polish Journal of Microbiology 71 (4), 519-528, Polish Journal of Microbiology Vol. 71 (4) Pages: 519-528

  10. OS Egbule, BC Iweriebor, EI Odum (2020) Beta-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli Isolates Recovered from Pig Handlers in Retail Shops and Abattoirs in Selected Localities in Southern Nigeria …, Antibiotics Vol. 10 Pages: (1), 9

  11. OS Egbule, EE Odih (2020) Prevalence of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases (ESBLs) and Metallo-BetaLactamases (MBLs) Among Healthy and Hospitalized Children in Abraka and Eku Communities, Delta State … , Nigerian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
    file:///C:/Users/Olivia/Downloads/ajol-file-journals_411_articles_206321_submission_proof_206321-4897-514150-1-10-20210423%20(2).pdf Vol. 7-14 Pages: 28 (1)

  12. 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

  13. 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

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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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:

  18. 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

  19. Ehwarieme, D. A and Egbule, O.S (2014) plasmid mediated co-resistance of oral streptococcus mutants from healthy and filled teeth subjects to mercury and antibiotics, Nigerian Journal of Science and Environment
    Vol. 13(1) Pages: 21 - 25

  20. Egbule, OS and Owhe-Ureghe, U.B. (2013) Antimicrobial resistance and plasmid profile of isolates from blood of hospitalized patients in two tertiary hospitals in Delta State, Nigeria, Biological and environmental science journal for the tropics
    Vol. 10(1) Pages: 117 -124

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. Egbule, OS ., Igere and Enameguonor, E (2011) Antimicrobial resistance and plasmid profile of pseudomonas aeruginosa and staphylococcus aureus isolated from burn wounds, Nigerian Journal of Science and Environment
    Vol. 10(12) Pages: 303 - 309

  24. Egbule, OS (2011) occurrence of multidrug urinary tract isolates among pregnant women in Warri, Delta State, Journal of applied science
    Vol. 14(3) Pages: 10134 -10145

  25. Egbule, O.S and Ehwarieme, D.A (2011) prevalence and antibiotic sensitivity profile of enteric pathogen from different water sources in Abraka and environs, Journal of applied science
    Vol. 13(1) Pages: 8808 -8811

  26. Egbule, O.S , Ehwarieme, D.A and Urhobo, G. (2010) antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of aeromonas species from human and water sources, Journal of science, Engineering and Technology
    Vol. 17(1) Pages: 9180 -9188

  27. Ehwarieme, D. A. Egbule, O.S and Okonjo, N.P (2010) Antibiotic Resistance profile of soil-Borne enteric bacteria isolated from parts of Delta State, Nigeria, Journal of applied science
    Vol. 13(1) Pages: 8949 - 8958

  28. 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

  29. 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:

  30. OS Egbule, BO Ejechi ( 2021) Prevalence of extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLS) producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae among hospitalized patients from Nigeria , FUDMA JOURNAL OF SCIENCES Vol. 584-595 Pages: 5 (2)

  31. BC Iweriebor, OS Egbule, A Igwaran, LC Obi ( 2021) Serogroups and antibiogram of Salmonella isolates from dairy cattle in Nkonkobe District, South Africa., Malaysian Journal of Microbiology 17 (4) Vol. 21 (3) Pages: 79-83

  32. OS Egbule ( 2021) Antibiotic Resistance and Transfer of Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase (ESBL) Resistant Plasmids in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates from Hospitalized Patients, Nigerian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
    file:///C:/Users/Olivia/Downloads/ajol-file-journals_411_articles_221093_submission_proof_221093-4897-541770-1-10-20220208%20(3).pdf Vol. 29 (1) Pages: 90-99