oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Antimicrobial activities of ziziphus abyssinica and berchemia discolor

Volume 37, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Aqueous, petroleum-ether, chloroform and dichloromethane extracts of both the barks and leaves of Ziziphus abyssinica and Berchemia discolor were tested for activity against Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Candida albicans using the hole plate diffusion and the test tube dilution methods. The aqueous extracts showed significant activity against S. aureus and C. albicans.

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