Screening of traditionally used South African plants for antifungal activity against Candida albicans.

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Twenty-four South African medicinal plants were screened against Candida albicans standard strain ATCC 10231 and two clinical isolates from a 5-month-old baby and an adult, in an attempt to find a traditional remedy to treat oral candidiasis, which is prevalent in HIV-patients. Allium sativum L. and Tulbaghia violacea L. aqueous bulb extracts had MIC values… (More)

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@article{Motsei2003ScreeningOT, title={Screening of traditionally used South African plants for antifungal activity against Candida albicans.}, author={Mmatshilo Motsei and Kerry L Lindsey and Johannes Van Staden and Anna K J{\"a}ger}, journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology}, year={2003}, volume={86 2-3}, pages={235-41} }