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Antifungal Activities of Phyto Compounds from Mitracarpus villosus (Sw.) DC from Abuja, Nigeria
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The powdered plant has good potentials for development of new antifungal drugs and has been screened for phyto-compounds.
Microbiological assessment of kunun-zaki marketedin Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nigeria
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The high bacterial load of most of the samples can be attributed to the poor hygienic practices of the handlers and possible contamination from the utensils and water that were used for processing of the beverage.
Antimicrobial Activities of Some Brands of Household Disinfectants Marketed In Abuja Municipal Area Council, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
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All the disinfectants showed strong bactericidal effect against the organisms used with exception to Pseudomonas aeruginosa to which only D5 and D3 were effective.
Bacterial contamination of toilet door handles on Baze University campus Abuja Nigeria
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Overall of the seven isolated bacterial sрecies five were mainly gut-associated bacteria, suggesting feacal contamination, and the others were skin-associatedacteria ( Staphylococcus aureus ), suggesting routine touch by hands, and soil- associated bacteria ( Pseudomonas aeruginosa ) suggesting contamination from settling dust рarticles.
Screening of selected medicinal plants for their antifungal properties
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The results showed that the ethanol and ethyl acetate extracts of the plants produced better antifungal effects than the hexane and water extracts, and could serve as leads for the development of new antIfungal drugs.
Microbiological and Mucociliary Properties of the Ethanol Extract of Hymenocardia acida on Selected Respiratory Clinical Isolates
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Findings show the mucociliary activity and antimicrobial properties of H. acida ethanol extract, and justify its use in the treatment of airway disorders, are justified.
Phytochemical screening and antifungal activity of leaves extracts of Luffa cylindrica (Roem)
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The ethyl acetate extracts of L. cylindrica possess antifungal properties that could serve as leads for the development of novel antifundal drugs.
Antifungal potentials of Luffa cylindrica (Roem) ethyl acetate leaf extract
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The in vivo antifungal (dermal) activity of the crude ethyl acetate extract revealed a gradual healing of the infected rats skin upon treatment with the extract formulation, with no visible clinical signs of toxicity to the skin.
Preliminary studies on Luffa cylindrica : Comparative phytochemical and antimicrobial screening of the fresh and dried aerial parts
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With the increasing rate of candidiasis infection worsened by the high rate of HIV/AIDS infection, this plant holds great promise for development into phytomedicine for the treatment ofCandida albicans in the near future.
Microbial profile, antibiotic sensitivity and heat resistance of bacterial isolates from commercial roasted beef (suya) in Abuja, Nigeria
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Organisms capable of endangering human lives were isolated from the suya samples and in numbers that could likely cause health problems in healthy and immuno-compromised individuals could be a cause of serious concern.
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