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ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF THE LEAVES OF TURNERA ULMIFOLIA LINN. (TURNERACEAE)

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Turnera ulmifolia Linn. belonging to family Turneraceae was investigated to evaluate in-vitro antibacterial activity of aqueous extract of the leaves against gram negative bacteria such as Salmonella typhi, Pseudomonas fluorescens, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli. The pathogens were tested by disc diffusion assay method and minimum inhibitory concentration was determined. An attempt has been made to compare the activity of extract with standard Ciprofloxin.

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