Antimicrobial activity of bark extracts of Bridelia ferruginea (Euphorbiaceae).

  title={Antimicrobial activity of bark extracts of Bridelia ferruginea (Euphorbiaceae).},
  author={O N Irobi and Murray Moo-Young and Winston A. Anderson and S O Daramola},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={43 3},
Water and ethanol extracts of Bridelia ferruginea were examined for phytochemical and antimicrobial properties. The extracts, which were tested at a final concentration of 5 mg/ml, produced in vitro antimicrobial activities in assays against hospital strains of Staphylococcus aureus, Candida albicans, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Escherichia coli, Streptococcus lactis, Proteus vulgaris, Proteus mirabilis, Streptococcus pyogenes and Klebsiella sp. The zones of inhibition produced by the extracts… CONTINUE READING
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