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Local Management of Tuberculosis by Traditional Medicine Practitioners in Lake Victoria Region
Tuberculosis (TB) is now a global public health problem that has been exacerbated by the emergence of multiand extensively-drug resistant (MDR and XDR, respectively) strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. There have ...
The kill kinetics of Ximenia caffra sond. (Olacaceae) extracts against selected bacteria and fungi
(African Journals Online, 2004)
Bacteria are tested against antibiotics because of the resistance these bacteria show against known anti-microbial agents. Similar tests are done on plant extracts and isolated plant compounds. In this study, crude extracts ...
Susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori and Candida spp. to the east African plant Terminalia spinosa.
Trees of the genus Terminalia have long been used in the traditional medicine of Kenya (East Africa). In an ethnopharmacological approach, extracts of the stem bark of Terminalia spinosa were investigated for antibacterial ...
Efficacy of 13 medicinal plants used by indigenous communities around Lake Victoria, Kenya, against tuberculosis, diarrhoea aausing bacteria and candida albicans
Aims: To investigate Crude methanol extracts of 13 medicinal plants obtained through an ethnobotanical survey against 4 strains of mycobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. kansasii, M. fortuitum and M. smegmatis), Salmonella ...
Antibiotic resistant Salmonella and Escherichia coli isolated from indiginous Gallus domesticus in Nairobi, Kenya
(African Journals Online, 2010)
Objective: To characterise and investigate antimicrobial resistance of Esherichia coli and salmonella strains isolated from indigenous Gallus gallus in a leading slaughterhouse/ market outlet in Nairobi-Kenya. Design: ...
Efficacy Of Selected Plant Extracts Against Bean Rust Disease (Uromyces appendiculatus) On French Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
(African Journals Online, 2009)
In vivo evaluation of the efficacy of selected plant extracts; Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) derivatives (Neem oil, Neem cake powder and Neem leaf powder) and leaf extracts of pawpaw (Carica papaya L), Tephrosia vogelii, ...