Acta Scientific Microbiology (ASMI) (ISSN: 2581-3226) is an internationally peer-reviewed journal that covers significant advancements in the field of microbiology encompassing bacteria, viruses, archaea and all the other microbes. The journal is also concerned with publishing articles on the most outstanding worldwide research in the spectrum of microbiology. The journal also covers various themes of microbiology including biochemical, molecular genetics, physiological and physical investigations into microbial cells and their interactions with their environments, including their eukaryotic hosts. The journal also focuses on medical microbiology, immunology, ecology and systematic, including description of novel taxa. The journal covers all aspects of microbial cells that include prokaryotes, eukaryotes and various viruses, along with the fields of general, medical and applied microbiology and virology. The journal aims to provide cutting-edge information on exciting trends emerging in the light of advances in molecular and clinical microbiology.

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Highlights

Internationally profound journal that Publishes articles on various disciplines of Microbiology.
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Rapid Publication after the article is peer reviewed through eminent reviewers.
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Aim and scope

The field of microbiology is ever expanding and diversifying with a wide scope with respect to the subjects of microbiology. Microbiology is at present, one of the fastest moving disciplines in life sciences and there are several novel technological advancements with the recent research going on. The journal covers all the significant areas of microbiology with a goal to disseminate valuable knowledge regarding microbiological research.

Major subject areas of interest in microbiology include, but are not restricted to the following fields:

Cell biology, Immunology, Genetics and evolution, Virology, Bacteriology, Protozoology and Mycology, Genomics, Host immune responses, Cell cycle and differentiation, Environmental microbiology, Antibiotic resistance and production, aspects of prion diseases and of fungal and protozoan biology, Characterization and evolution of virulence determinants, Symbiosis in plant and animal associations, Analytical microbiology, Biochemical microbiology, Clinical microbiology, Geomicrobiology, High throughput sequencing, Infectious diseases, Medical microbiology, Microbial diversity, Microbial ecology, Microbial genetics, Microbial pathogenesis, Microbial physiology, Parasitology, Plant-microbe interactions, Microbial proteomics, Radioisotopes as applied to microbiology, Pharmaceutical microbiology, Microbial engineering, Microbial biotechnology, Forest microbiology, Marine and aquatic microbiology, Food microbiology, Industrial microbiology, Medical microbiology, Methods including quantitative models and Bioinformatics in microbiology, Microbiology education, Bioremediation. The journal aspires to cover all the microbiology related aspects.


Research Article

Estimates of Mycobacterial Infections Based on Abattoir Surveillance in Two North-Eastern States of Nigeria



  • Ibrahim S, Danbirni S, Abubakar UB, Usman A and Abdulkadir IA.
  • Published: April 24, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 5: 60-65.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0054
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Research Article

Cecal Worm Infection in Backyard Fowl of Kashmir Valley



  • ST Salam.
  • Published: April 24, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 5: 57-59.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0053
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Research Article

Substrate Enhanced Biodegradation of Light Crude Oil Sludge by the Resident Methanogens of an Oil Storage Tank Sediment



  • Okoro Chuma Conlette.
  • Published: April 20, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 5: 48-55.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0052
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Research Article

Production of New Yogurt



  • Vinicius Reis de Figueiredo.
  • Published: April 19, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 5: 45-47.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0051
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Research Article

GC/Mass Analysis of Adiantium capillus veneris Linn



  • Naema M El Aali, Salah N Bugrein, Mohammed F El-Fellah, Yusra F Layas and Wejdan K Almesmari.
  • Published: April 16, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 5: 30-44.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0050
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Research Article

Double Speed Transfusion in Burkina Faso: Results of the Elisa 4th Generation Tests Versus DeterminTM HIV1/2 of Blood Donors Presumed to be Seroconverting at National Blood Transfusion Center



  • Mahamoudou Sanou, Absetou Ky/Ba, Delwinde Albert Komi, Marius Nagalo, Fidele Bakiono, Cyrille Bisseye, Abdoul Salam Ouedraogo , Ramata Ouedraogo and Jacques Simpore.
  • Published: April 14, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 5: 26-29.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0049
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Research Article

The Combination of Personalized Medicine and Evidence-Based Medicine: What Benefits for Patients?



  • S Loudjedi, A Bereksi, B Fandi, FZ Boughezzal, S Boughrara, D Bouazza, B Selmi and M Kherbouche.
  • Published: April 13, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 5: 23-25.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0048
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Research Article

Molecular Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates Resistant to Antibiotics Obtained from Asymptomatic Carriers from Health Staff and Patients in a Hospital in Colombia



  • Monica Chavez, Alfonsina Martinez and Paola A Caro-Hernandez.
  • Published: April 12, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 5: 15-22.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0047
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Research Article

The Influence of Various Drags on Mortality of Mice and the Concentration of Proinflammatory Cytokines in Blood at Sepsis Caused by E. coli



  • Pavel Franzevich Zabrodskii.
  • Published: April 09, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 5: 11-14.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0046
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Research Article

Antimicrobial Properties of Aloe vera, Aloe volkensii and Aloe secundiflora from Egerton University



  • Paul Njenga Waithaka, Eliud Mugu Gathuru, Benson Muriuki Githaiga and Rachael Zawadi Kazungu.
  • Published: April 03, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 5: 06-10.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0045
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Editorial

Biodiversity and Biotechnological Applications of Host-Specific Endophytic Fungi for Sustainable Agriculture and Allied Sectors



  • Ajar Nath Yadav.
  • Published: April 02, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 5: 01-05.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0044
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Literature Review

Formation of Knowledge of Causes of Infectious Diseases and Development of Specific Prevention against them in Hungary from the Beginning till 1900



  • Ralovich Bela.
  • Published: March 27, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 74-79.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0043
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Conceptual Paper

Toxoplasma gondii: A Journey into the Brain



  • Dalia S Ashour.
  • Published: March 26, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 72-73.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0042
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Conceptual Paper

Nitrogen Fixation in Leguminous Plants



  • Abhishek Walia and Kritika Sharma.
  • Published: March 23, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 71.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0041
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Research Article

Molecular Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Resistance of Campylobacter coli from Caeca and Carcass of Poultry in Lebanon



  • Sukayna M Fadlallah, Rima El Hajj, Jeanne El Hage, Zeina Nasser, Nada Ghosn, Walid Ammar and Ghassan M Matar.
  • Published: March 22, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 63-70.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0040
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Literature Review

BREXIT and the Implications of Food Safety Cultural Compliance in the Food Manufacturing Sector



  • Derek Watson, Stanley Yap, Sophia Pandi, John Husband and Fanos Tekelas.
  • Published: March 21, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 54-62.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0039
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Research Article

Exploring Anti-Klebsiella Pneumoniae Activity of Probiotic Lactobacilli of Curd Origin



  • Shyamapada Mandal and Debashis Halder.
  • Published: March 21, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 49-53.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0038
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Research Article

Potential Biomarkers for Predicting Bloodstream Bacterial Infection in Tanzanian Children



  • Ng'weina Francis Magitta and Meshack Denson Shimwela.
  • Published: March 20, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 44-48.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0037
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Research Article

Why do Patients Still Catch Hospital Infections Despite the Practice of Infection Prevention and Control Programs?



  • Huang Wei Ling.
  • Published: March 20, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 34-43.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0036
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Research Article

Development of an Absolute Quantitative Real-Time PCR (qPCR) for the Diagnosis of Aeromonas hydrophila Infections in Fish



  • Fernanda de Alexandre Sebastiao, Eliana Gertrudes de Macedo Lemos and Fabiana Pilarski.
  • Published: March 14, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 23-29.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0034
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Research Article

Effect of Chlorpyrifos and Malathion on Soil Microbial Population and Enzyme Activity



  • Abhishek Walia,Kamaljeet Sumal and Sudesh Kumari.
  • Published: March 12, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 14-22.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0033
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Research Article

Exopolysaccharide (EPS) Producing Isolates from Sugarcane Field Soil and Antibacterial Activity of Extracted EPSs



  • Kruti K Patel, Firdosh Shah and Mitesh Dwivedi.
  • Published: March 07, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 06-13.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0032
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Research Article Best Article of the Issue

High-Prevalence of Various High-Risk Sub-types of Human Papilloma Virus in Patients with Acquired Cholesteatoma in Greece



  • Anargyros Skoulakis, Vasileios Lachanas, Zoe Florou, Maria Samara, Myrto Mantzana-Petinelli, Efthymia Petinaki and Charalampos Skoulakis.
  • Published: March 03, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 03-05.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0031
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Editorial

Bacterial Membrane Vesicles: New Therapeutic Prospectives



  • Cinzia Giagulli.
  • Published: March 01, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 4: 01-02.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0030
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Conceptual Paper

Antibiotic Resistance



  • Abhishek Walia and Manreet Kaur.
  • Published: February 27, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 3: 50.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0029
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Research Article

Antimicrobial Activity of Extract from the Abdominal Gland of African Weaver Ants (Oecophylla longinoda) on the Microorganisms Isolated from Cocoa Pods



  • Oladunmoye Muftau K, Isijola Samuel O and Oladosu Tolulope O.
  • Published: February 21, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 3: 42-49.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0028
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Research Article Best Article of the Issue

Diagnosis of Dengue Infection Cases by Serum Lactate Dehydrogenase Profiling Compared to Dengue NS1 Antigen and Anti-dengue IgM Antibody Detection: A Retrospective Study



  • Manisha Mandal, Biswajit Ghosh, Debashis Halder, Jayashree Konar, Nishith Kumar Pal and Shyamapada Mandal.
  • Published: February 19, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 3: 38-41.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0027
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Research Article

Comparative Antimicrobial Efficacy of Locally Made African Black Soaps Produced in Akure, Nigeria and Medicated Soaps Against Selected Clinical Skin Pathogens



  • Adebayo OC, Afolami OI, Oladunmoye MK and Bolaniran T.
  • Published: February 16, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 3: 33-37.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0026
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Research Article

Toward an Early Warning System for Dengue, Malaria and Zika in Venezuela



  • Raul Isea and Karl E Lonngren.
  • Published: February 13, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 3: 30-32.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0025
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Opinion

Iron Biomineralization Performed by Iron-Cycling Bacteria and Magnetotactic Bacteria



  • Weijia Xing, Yue Zhan, Lei Yang and Lei Yan.
  • Published: February 09, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 3: 28-29.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0024
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Research Article

An Antigenic Protein Mplp6 is Dispensable in Talaromyces marneffei



  • Monsicha Pongpom, Pritsana Sawatdeechaikul and Nongnuch Vanittanakom.
  • Published: February 06, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 3: 14-21.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0022
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Perspective

Uncommon Partners: Combatting Infectious Diseases in Nigeria



  • Munirah Yewande Jinadu.
  • Published: February 05, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 3: 13.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0021
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Research Article

Identification, Antagonistic Potentials and Plasmid Profiling of Micro-Organisms Associated with Termitarium from Cocoa Trees in Ibule-Soro, Akure Nigeria



  • JO Aribisala, MK Oladunmoye, OI Afolami and T Aina.
  • Published: February 03, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 3: 08-12.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0020
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Research Article

Characterization, Antibiotic Sensitivity Patterns, Plasmid Profile Analysis and Antagonistic Potentials of Microorganisms from Termitaria on Mango Trees in Ibule-Soro, Akure, Nigeria



  • Afolami OI, Aribisala JO, Oladunmoye MK, Wasiu OS and Arogundade IO.
  • Published: February 01, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 3: 02-07.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0019
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Editorial

Bluetongue Disease: The Growing Threat of Vector Borne Disease



  • Karam Chand.
  • Published: February 01, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 3: 01.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0018
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Research Article Best Article of the Issue

Copro- Diagnosis of Early Trichinella spiralis Infection in Experimental Animals



  • Dalia S Ashour, Ibrahim A Aboul Assad, Samy I El-Kowrany and Amira E Abdel Ghaffar.
  • Published: January 30, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 2: 32-38.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0017
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Review Article

The Inconsistences of Quantitative Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction in Diagnostics Microbiology



  • Ousman Bajinka*, Khalid A Abdelhalim and Guven Ozdemir .
  • Published: January 23, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 2: 27-31.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0016
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Research Article

Antimicrobial Resistance and Molecular Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus Strains Causing Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Greek Adults



  • S Mastraftsi, S Sarrou, K Pantelidi, A Skoulakis, A Roussaki and E Petinaki.
  • Published: January 19, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 2: 24-26.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0015
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Research Article

Current Sociodemographics of HIV Infected Adults in Lagos, Nigeria



  • Munirah Y Jinadu, Endurance E Aghahowa, Oluwadamilola O Ogunsina And Adesola Z Musa.
  • Published: January 17, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 2: 21-23.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0014
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Research Article

Beneficial Effects of Probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum Isolated from Cow, Goat and Sheep Raw Milks



  • Imen Mahmoudi, Ameni Telmoudi and Mnasser Hassouna .
  • Published: January 11, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 2: 17-20.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0013
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Short Communication

A Point of View about Computational Challenges for the Design of New Drugs for Combating Malaria



  • Raul Isea.
  • Published: January 09, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 2: 15-16.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0012
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Research Article

Antimicrobial Activity of Abdominal Gland Extracts of African Weaver Ants (Oecophylla longinoda) on Isolated Microorganisms from Kola Nut Pods



  • Oladunmoye MK, Akinmaye AS and Oladosu TO.
  • Published: January 09, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 2: 09-14.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0011
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Research Article

Nasal Carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and Associated Risk Factors among Students in a Nigerian University



  • Olayemi Oluseun Ayepola, Samson Olugbenga Taiwo, Adedayo Anifowose and Olabode Onile-ere.
  • Published: January 08, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 2: 06-08.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0010
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Research Article

Evaluation of Antibiotics Prescriptions in the City of Vitoria, ES - Brazil, and its Relation with Laboratory Diagnosis



  • Elton Carvalho Costa and Clarisse Maximo Arpini.
  • Published: January 08, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 2: 02-05.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0009
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Editorial

Contagious Ecthyma: An Infectious Emerging Viral Anthropozoonotic Disease



  • Mahendra Pal.
  • Published: January 02, 2018 ; Volume 1 Issue 2: 01.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0008
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Short Communication

Role of Probiotics in Immune Regulation



  • Mitesh Dwivedi.
  • Published: December 29, 2017; Volume 1 Issue 1: 29-30.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0007
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Research Article

First Report of Endoglucanase from Planococcus rifitoensis Strain M2-26



  • Badiaa Essghaier, Sarra Oumaya and Najla Sadfi-Zouaoui .
  • Published: December 22, 2017; Volume 1 Issue 1: 25-28.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0006
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Research Article Best Article of the Issue

Improvised Eosin and Leishman as Morphological Stain for Sperm Cell Analysis; Adult Male Wister Rats and Rabbit as a Model of Study



  • Ibeh Nnanna Isaiah, Otabor Florence, Oyedeji Jelilat Taiwo, Emili Augustina and Omorodion Nosa Terry.
  • Published: December 11, 2017; Volume 1 Issue 1: 18-20.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0004
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Research Article

Determination of the Total Phenolic and Flavonoid in Various Extracts of Adiantum capillus veneris Linn, as well as their Radical Scavenging Activity



  • Naema M El Aali, Salah N Bugrein, Mohammed F El-Fellah and Yusra F Layas.
  • Published: December 06, 2017; Volume 1 Issue 1: 04-09.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0002
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Editorial

Probiotic Lactobacilli in Microbiology Research



  • Shyamapada Mandal.
  • Published: December 05, 2017; Volume 1 Issue 1: 01-03.
  • DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0001
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