COMPARISON OF ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF EXTRACT OF PROSOPIS JULIFLORA SEEDS AGAINST AEROBIC AND ANAEROBIC BACTERIA

  • A. AMRITHA Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kuthambakam, Chennai600124, Tamilnadu
  • G. BHUVANESHWARI Department of Microbiology, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kuthambakam, Chennai 600124, Tamilnadu
  • M. MALAVIKA Department of Microbiology, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kuthambakam, Chennai 600124, Tamilnadu
  • ROSY VENNILA Department of Microbiology, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kuthambakam, Chennai 600124, Tamilnadu

Abstract

Objective: To compare the antibacterial activity of prosopisjuliflora seed extract against aerobic and anaerobic bacteria.


Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted for 6 mo in the clinical microbiology laboratory of SMCH. Agar cup diffusion technique is used to isolate the strains of Clostridium perfringens ATCC 3624, Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923 and Escherechiacoli ATCC 25922. The prosopisjulifloraseeds are collected from the saveetha medical college.


Results: By performing the research with proper guidance it is observed that all the three bacterias–Staphylococcus aureus, Escherechia coli, Clostridium perfringens showed sensitivity to prosopisjulifloraseed extract.


Conclusion: Due to its vast antibacterial activity it can be used along with other antibiotics to increase its efficacy. This is used for the treatment of infectious diseases.

Keywords: Antibacterial activity, Prosopisjuliflora, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherechia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Agar cup diffusion technique

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AMRITHA, A., G. BHUVANESHWARI, M. MALAVIKA, and R. VENNILA. “COMPARISON OF ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF EXTRACT OF PROSOPIS JULIFLORA SEEDS AGAINST AEROBIC AND ANAEROBIC BACTERIA”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 13, no. 1, Jan. 2021, pp. 32-24, doi:10.22159/ijcpr.2021v13i1.40804.
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