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Vol. 6, Issue 12 (2017)

Botanical study and evaluation of the antifungal activity of Piptadeniastrum africanum Hook (Fabaceae) on the in vitro growth of Trichophyton mentagrophytes

Author(s):
Kanga Yao, Guessennd Nathalie, Konan Fernique and Zirihi Guédé Noel
Abstract:
Piptadeniastrum africanum Hook (Fabaceae) was selected in an ethnobotanical survey carried out in the Haut-Sassandra Region (Côte d'Ivoire) for its frequency of use against skin superinfections. The aqueous, ethanolic and residual extracts obtained from the powders of the bark allowed to evaluate the antifungal activity on a clinical strain of Trichophyton mentagrophytes. The three extracts (ethanolic, aqueous and residual) showed inhibitory activity with Minimum Fungicidal Concentration (MFC) between 0.195 mg / mL and 12.5 mg / mL.
Pages: 236-240  |  579 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Kanga Yao, Guessennd Nathalie, Konan Fernique, Zirihi Guédé Noel. Botanical study and evaluation of the antifungal activity of Piptadeniastrum africanum Hook (Fabaceae) on the in vitro growth of Trichophyton mentagrophytes. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(12):236-240.
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