Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

  • Abbreviation: J. Microbiol. Antimicrob.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2308
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 166

Full Length Research Paper

Antimicrobial activity of crude extract from Millettia ferruginea leaves and barks against selected bacterial pathogens and Candida albicans

Mesay Bahiru
  • Mesay Bahiru
  • Department of Biology, College of Natural and Computational Science, Dilla University, Ethiopia.
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Geremew Tafesse
  • Geremew Tafesse
  • Department of Biology, College of Natural and Computational Science, Dilla University, Ethiopia.
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Nitin M. Chauhan
  • Nitin M. Chauhan
  • Department of Biology, College of Natural and Computational Science, Dilla University, Ethiopia.
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Ermias Assefa
  • Ermias Assefa
  • Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 26 February 2019
  •  Published: 31 August 2020


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