Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3693

Full Length Research Paper

In vitro antibacterial activity of Psidium guajava (Guava) leaves extract on carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae causing multi-drug resistant systemic infections

Henry Kwadwo Hackman
  • Henry Kwadwo Hackman
  • Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Accra Technical University, P. O. Box GP 561, Accra, Ghana.
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Reuben Essel Arhin
  • Reuben Essel Arhin
  • Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Accra Technical University, P. O. Box GP 561, Accra, Ghana.
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Bright Kojo Azumah
  • Bright Kojo Azumah
  • Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Accra Technical University, P. O. Box GP 561, Accra, Ghana.
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David Boateng
  • David Boateng
  • Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Accra Technical University, P. O. Box GP 561, Accra, Ghana.
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Blessing Nwosu
  • Blessing Nwosu
  • Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Accra Technical University, P. O. Box GP 561, Accra, Ghana.
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Mark Apenteng
  • Mark Apenteng
  • Centre for Plant Medicine Research (CPMR), Mampong-Akuapim, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 14 April 2020
  •  Accepted: 07 July 2020
  •  Published: 30 September 2020

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