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Comparative studies on the effect of locally made black soap and conventional medicated soaps on isolated human skin microflora

@article{Ikpoh2017ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative studies on the effect of locally made black soap and conventional medicated soaps on isolated human skin microflora},
  author={I. S. Ikpoh and J. A. Lennox and B. Agbo and N. Udoekong and A. EkpoI. and S. O. Iyam},
  journal={Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={2},
  pages={533-537}
}
The comparative study on the effect of locally made black soap and conventional medicated soaps Dettol, Dudu osun, Zee and Tura were investigated on isolated human skin microflora using disk diffusion method. The organisms isolated as skin microbiota were Staphylococcus aureus (30%), Staphylococcus epidermidis (26%), Corynebacterium spp (22%), Bacillus spp (16%) and Echerichia coli (6%). The results obtained revealed that the traditional black soap exhibited a high level of antimicrobial… Expand

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