In-vitro cytotoxicity and antimicrobial activities, against clinical isolates of Campylobacter species and Entamoeba histolytica, of local medicinal plants from the Venda region, in South Africa

@article{Samie2009InvitroCA,
  title={In-vitro cytotoxicity and antimicrobial activities, against clinical isolates of Campylobacter species and Entamoeba histolytica, of local medicinal plants from the Venda region, in South Africa},
  author={Amidou Samie and Chikwelu Larry Obi and Namrita Lall and J.J.M. Meyer},
  journal={Annals of Tropical Medicine \& Parasitology},
  year={2009},
  volume={103},
  pages={159 - 170}
}
  • A. Samie, C. Obi, J. Meyer
  • Published 1 March 2009
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology
In the quest for alternative treatments against Campylobacter jejuni and Entamoeba histolytica, which are both aetiological agents of diarrhoea world-wide, the in-vitro activities against the two pathogens of extracts of 18 South African medicinal plants have recently been assessed. [] Key Method Forty extracts from the 18 plant species were prepared and tested against 110 clinical isolates of Campylobacter spp.
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