The antibacterial activity of extracts of nine plant species with good activity against Escherichia coli against five other bacteria and cytotoxicity of extracts

@article{Elisha2017TheAA,
  title={The antibacterial activity of extracts of nine plant species with good activity against Escherichia coli against five other bacteria and cytotoxicity of extracts},
  author={Ishaku Leo Elisha and Francien Susanna Botha and Lyndy Joy McGaw and Jacobus Nicolaas Eloff},
  journal={BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={17}
}
BackgroundThe development of antibiotic resistant bacteria stems from a number of factors, including inappropriate use of antibiotics in human and animal health and their prolonged use as growth promoters at sub-clinical doses in poultry and livestock production. We were interested in investigating plants that could be useful in protecting humans or animals against diarrhoea. We decided to work on extracts of nine plant species with good activity against Escherichia coli based on earlier work… 
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