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Title: <b style="">Evaluation of antifungal activity of <i>Salvadora</i><i> persica</i> Linn.</b><b style=""> leaves</b>
Authors: Paliwal, Sarvesh
Chauhan, Rajani
Siddiqui, Anees A
Paliwal, Shailendra
Sharma, Jaiprakash
Keywords: <i>Salvadora</i><i> persica</i>
Tooth Brush Tree
<i style="">Barapilu</i>
Antifungal activity
<i>Aspergillus</i><i> niger</i>
<i>Aspergillus</i><i> flavus</i>
<i>Aspergillus</i><i> xylinium </i>and <i>Candida albicans</i>
Issue Date: Oct-2007
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b>Int. cl.<sup>8</sup>— </b>A61K 36/00, A61K 127/00, A61P 31/10
Abstract: Invasive fungal infections are significant causes of morbidity and mortality, particularly in immuno-compromised patients. <i style="">In vitro</i> antifungal activity of dried leaf extract of<b> <i>Salvadora</i><i> persica </i>Linn.</b> was assessed against <i>Aspergillus</i><i> niger</i>, <i>A. flavus</i>, <i>A. xylinium</i> and <i>Candida<b> </b>albicans</i> by zone of inhibition method using Clotrimazole as a positive control. The leaf extract was found active against all three species of <i>Aspergillus</i><i> </i>but<i> </i>the extract did not show significant activity against<i> C. albicans</i>.
Description: 372-374
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.6(5) [September-October 2007]

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