Phytochemical screening and antibacterial activities of Vernonia ambigua, Vernonia blumeoides and Vernonia oocephala (Asteraceae).

@article{Aliyu2011PhytochemicalSA,
  title={Phytochemical screening and antibacterial activities of Vernonia ambigua, Vernonia blumeoides and Vernonia oocephala (Asteraceae).},
  author={Abubakar Babando Aliyu and Aliyu Musa and Mikhail Sabo Abdullahi and Hamisu Ibrahimi and Adebayo Ojo Oyewale},
  journal={Acta poloniae pharmaceutica},
  year={2011},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={
          67-73
        }
}
Some Vernonia species (Vernonia ambigua, Vernonia blumeoides and Vernonia oocephala) used in Northern Nigerian traditional medicine, were subjected to phytochemical screening using standard procedures. The antibacterial activity using the disc diffusion method as outlined by the NCCLS was carried out on Klebsiella pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, Staphylococcus aureus, Corynbacterium ulcerans, methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Salmonella typhi, Pseudomonas aeruginosa… CONTINUE READING

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