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Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial efficacy of extracts from Khaya senegalensis against human pathogenic bacteria

Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial efficacy of extracts from Khaya senegalensis against human pathogenic bacteria

African Journal Of Biotechnology: 24, 4563-4566

<i>Khaya senegalensis</i> has medicinal properties for the effective management of several ailments including diarrhea. To establish the pharmacological rationale for its traditional use, the powdered root, stem-bark and leaves were extracted with water and ethanol. All fractions were subjected to phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria using the disc-diffusion method.

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