Potency and selectivity indices of acetone leaf extracts of nine selected South African trees against six opportunistic Enterobacteriaceae isolates from commercial chicken eggs

@article{Elisha2017PotencyAS,
  title={Potency and selectivity indices of acetone leaf extracts of nine selected South African trees against six opportunistic Enterobacteriaceae isolates from commercial chicken eggs},
  author={Ishaku Leo Elisha and Alexander Ray Jambalang and Francien Susanna Botha and Elna Maria Buys and Lyndy Joy McGaw and Jacobus Nicolaas Eloff},
  journal={BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={17}
}
BackgroundThe rise in antimicrobial resistance in a plethora of nosocomial and opportunistic bacterial pathogens often isolated from commercial eggs, poses a serious public health concern. The existence of these contaminants may also serve as a drawback in the current efforts of improving the well-being of immunocompromised patients. The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of plant extracts that had good activity on Escherichia coli in previous word on pathogens isolated from eggs… 
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