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THE ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF CRUDE LEAF EXTRACT OF CITRUS SINENSIS (SWEET ORANGE)

@article{Ekwenye2010THEAA,
  title={THE ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF CRUDE LEAF EXTRACT OF CITRUS SINENSIS (SWEET ORANGE)},
  author={U. Ekwenye and Oghenerobo V. Edeha},
  journal={International journal of pharma and bio sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={1}
}
The antibacterial activity of Citrus sinensis was evaluated on bacteria strains like Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa , Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Staphylococcus aureus. Water and ethanol were used for the extraction. The in vitro antibacterial activity was performed by agar disc diffusion method. The antibacterial effect of aqueous extract showed a zone of inhibition on Escherichia coli, which was seven millimeter in diameter, while on the other organisms it showed little or no zones… Expand
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