antibacterial activity in spices and local medicinal plants against clinical isolates of karachi, pakistan.context: development of resistance in human pathogens against conventional antibiotic necessitates searching indigenous medicinal plants having antibacterial property. twenty-seven medicinal plants used actively in folklore, ayurvedic and traditional system of medicine were selected for the evaluation of their antimicrobial activity for this study. eleven plants chosen from these 27 are used as spices in local cuisine. objective: evaluation of the effectiveness of some medicinal plant extracts a ...201121501041
studies on the bioactivity and elementology of marine algae from the coast of karachi, pakistan.some species of marine benthic algae belonging to the chlorophyta, phaeophyta and rhodophyta collected from different coastal areas of karachi (pakistan) were investigated for their antibacterial, antifungal, phytotoxic and insecticidal activities. brown seaweeds showed greater antibacterial activity than the green and red ones. botryocladia leptopoda (j. ag.) kylin exhibited the greatest antifungal activity and codium shameelii nizam. the least. the highest phytotoxic activity (95%) was display ...200415597330
causes of conjunctivitis and keratoconjunctivitis in karachi, pakistan.the causes of conjunctivitis and keratoconjunctivitis in 388 patients who attended eye casualty departments in karachi, pakistan, during a 5 month period were investigated. most of these infections were diagnosed as adenovirus (291, 75%) or bacterial (71, 18.3%). of the remainder, 9 cases (2.3%) were caused by herpes simplex virus and 7 (1.8%) by chalmydia trachomatis. there was no evidence of typical active trachoma in this urban population. bacteria or candida albicans were also grown from 44 ...19921412664
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