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Abstract

IN-VITRO ANTIMICROBIAL EFFECTS OF SOME SELECTED PLANTS AGAINST BOVINE MASTITIS PATHOGENS

Hygeia.J.D.Med.vol.3(1), 2011, 71 – 75.


Authors:H. Muhamed Mubarack1,A. Doss1*, R.Dhanabalan1 and R. Venkataswamy2

1. Department of Microbiology, RVS College ofArts and Science,Coimbatore,Tamilnadu,India.

2. Department of Pharmacognosy, Sri RamakrishnaCollege of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.641044

For Correspondence: androdoss@gmail.com, Contact: +918870935147

Articlehistory:

Received: 15 October, 2010,

Revised: 16 November, 2010,

Accepted: 23 January, 2011,

Available online: 4 April 2011

Abstract

Bovine mastitis continues to be the mostcostly disease to the dairy farmers. It dominates in Tamilnaduas one of the most prevalent diseases in dairy cattle among the dairy farms.Mastitis treatment with antibiotics leads to the development of antibioticresistant strains and consumer health problem. The present study is an invitro antibacterial activity of three medicinal plants against bovine udderisolated bacterial pathogens. Aqueous and methanol extracts of three plantswere investigated by agar disc diffusion method. Methanol extracts of Asteracantha longifolia and Dactyloctenium indicum showedsignificant activity against Staphylococcus aureus(25mm) and E.coli (22mm) respectively.

Key words: Bovine mastitis pathogens,Methanol, Disc diffusion method, Asteracanthalongifolia, Dactyloctenium indicum and Trichodesma indicum

Article outline

1.Introduction

2.Preparationof Crude Extracts

3.Antibacterial activity studies


For Correspondenceandrodoss@gmail.com 

Contact: +918870935147

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