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Antifungal activity of the aqueous and hydro-alcoholic extracts of Terminalia superba Engl . on the in vitro growth of clinical isolates of pathogenic fungi

@inproceedings{Ahon2011AntifungalAO,
  title={Antifungal activity of the aqueous and hydro-alcoholic extracts of Terminalia superba Engl . on the in vitro growth of clinical isolates of pathogenic fungi},
  author={Marcel Gnamien Ahon and Joel M. Akapo-Akue and Mathieu Koffi Adou Kra and Jacques Auguste Alfred Bognan Ackah and Noel Gued{\'e} Zirihi and Joseph Allico Djaman},
  year={2011}
}
In Côte d’Ivoire as elsewhere in Africa, Terminalia superba is generally used in traditional medicine to treat bacterial, fungal and viral infections. Given the importance of this plant, in this study, the antifungal activity of two extracts (aqueous and hydro-alcoholic) of Terminalia superba was evaluated on the in vitro growth of four clinical isolates of pathogenic fungi (Candida albicans, Aspergillus fumigatus, Cryptococcus neoformans, and Trichophyton mentagrophytes). The antifungal tests… Expand

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