In vitro antimicrobial activity of plants used in traditional medicine in Gurage and Silti Zones, south central Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Teka2015InVA,
  title={In vitro antimicrobial activity of plants used in traditional medicine in Gurage and Silti Zones, south central Ethiopia},
  author={Alemtshay Teka and Johana Rondevaldova and Zemede Asfaw and Sebsebe Demissew and Patrick Van Damme and Ladislav Kokoska and Wouter Vanhove},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND To overcome the escalating problems associated with infectious diseases and drug resistance, discovery of new antimicrobials is crucial. The present study aimed to carry out in vitro antimicrobial analysis of 15 medicinal plant species selected according to their traditional medicinal uses in Gurage and Silti Zones, south central Ethiopia. METHODS Ethanol extracts of various plant parts were investigated for their antimicrobial activity against 20 bacterial and one yeast strains… CONTINUE READING
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