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In this study, the antibacterial activity of methanol extract of henna (Lawsonia inermis) leaves, ethanol extract of pomegranate (Punica granatum) peel, volatile oil of sesame (Sesamum indicum) and peanut (Arachis hypogaea) were investigated against some Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria includingStaphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, Esche...
This study was carried out to find out some semisynthetic new media for routine microbiological tests in microbiology laboratories, with cheap natural protein source. Agar culturemedia were formulated using natural plant sources such as cowpea, lentil, split pea, chickpea, soy protein, mung beans and rice and used for cultivation of Staphylococcus...
Different culture media in different volumes were exposed to microwave (MW) irradiation for 2, 3 and 4 minutes to investigate the ability of MW to destroy microorganisms and compared with media sterilized by conventional autoclaving method. MW sterilized media were screened for microbial growth. Exposure of different microorganisms to microwave irr...
One hunderd and sixty three 14-82 year old women hospitalized at the Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Khartoum Teaching Hospital and co-patients women, nurses and workers were investigated for urinary tract infection. The number of women who had significant bacteriuria (10 5) was 94; 53 of them were symptomatic while 41 were asymptomatic. From...