Antibacterial Activity of Chloroform Extract from Tagetes Erecta L. Flowers

  • Zainab Aziz Ali
  • Thamer M. Jasim College of pharmacy, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq
  • Widad M K Alani Ashur University College, Department of pharmacy, Baghdad, Iraq

Abstract

Antibacterial activity of chloroform of T. erecta   flower extract was performed on six-gram negative bacteria species (Serratia marcescens, Acinobacter Spp., Escherichia coli, Salmonella Spp., Morganella morganii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa) and two-gram positive Bac-


 


teria (Streptococcus pneumonia and Staphylococcus aureus). The antibacterial study was performed by ager well diffusion and disk diffusion methods. The extract shows good results against examined bacteria and the results obtained by agar well diffusion method was better than those obtained from disk diffusion method.

Published
2019-12-01
How to Cite
ALI, Zainab Aziz; JASIM, Thamer M.; ALANI, Widad M K. Antibacterial Activity of Chloroform Extract from Tagetes Erecta L. Flowers. Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (AJPS), [S.l.], v. 19, n. 4, p. 7-15, dec. 2019. ISSN 1815-0993. Available at: <http://ajps.uomustansiriyah.edu.iq/index.php/AJPS/article/view/627>. Date accessed: 15 nov. 2019.