Antifungal Activity of Chromolaena odorata (L.) King & Robinson(Asteraceae) of Cameroon.

@article{Ngane2006AntifungalAO,
  title={Antifungal Activity of Chromolaena odorata (L.) King & Robinson(Asteraceae) of Cameroon.},
  author={A Ngono Ngane and R Ebelle Etame and F. Ndifor and Lucie Biyiti and Paul Henri Amvam Zollo and P F Bouchet},
  journal={Chemotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={
          103-6
        }
}
An aqueous ethanol extract of leaves of Chromolaena odorata and some of its fractions were examined for their antifungal properties by dilution methods on solid and liquid media, using yeasts and filamentous fungi. Extract and fractions inhibit the in vitro growth of Cryptococcus neoformans, Microsporum gypseum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton rubrum with a minimal inhibitory concentration range from 62.5 to 500 microg/ml for the extract and from 25 to 100 microg/ml for fractions… CONTINUE READING

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