Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

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

Table of Content: June 2013; 5(6)

June 2013

Antifungal activity of Swietenia mahogany on Candida albicans and Cryptococcus neoformans

  The present study was carried out to evaluate the antifungal activities of aqueous and solvent extract of Swietenia mahogany which is used as a traditional folk medicine in India for the treatment of different infectious diseases and disorders. The antifungal activities of the extracts were tested against Cryptococcus neoformans and Candida albicans by disc diffusion assay and...

Author(s): D. Shyam Sundar, S. Anandan and S. Karthick Raja Namasivayam

June 2013

Bacterial activity of crude extracts of Vernonia amygdalina on clinical isolates

  The antibacterial activities and preliminary phytochemical screening of ethanolic and aqeous extract of Vernonia amygdalina was performed against clinical isolates obtained from University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) which included Escherichia coil, Staphylococcus aureus andPseudomonas aeruginosa. Generally, the ethanol extracts showed more activities than aqueous...

Author(s): Adetunji C. O., Olaniyi O.O. and Ogunkunle A.T.J.