Title

A comparative study on the antimicrobial activity of Dillenia philippinensis (Katmon) leaf extract and Musa sapientum (Latundan) blossom extract against staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and salmonella typhi

Date of Completion

2017

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Clinical Pharmacology

Keywords

Anti-Infective Agents, Plant Extracts, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi

Abstract

An experimental study that employed Kirby-Bauer disk susceptibility test to compare the antimicrobial activity of D. philippinensis from M. sapientum and Ciprofloxacin against S. aureus, E. coli, and S. typhi respectively. Both D. philippinensis and M. sapientum have antimicrobial activity against S. aureus, E. coli, and S. typhi, where widest zone of inhibition was observed in 100mcg for both plants. However comparison of antimicrobial activity of D. philippinensis from M. Sapientum and Ciprofloxacin against the three bacteria showed no statistical difference.

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