antibacterial activities of medicinal plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in limpopo province, south africa.the ethnobotanical survey conducted in this study showed that 21 plant species belonging to 14 families are used in traditional medical practice in limpopo province, south africa, for the treatment of diarrhoea. methanol, ethanol, acetone and hot water extract from different plant parts (leaves, roots, bark and stem rhizome), of several of these plants (indigofera daleoides, punica granatum, syzygium cordatum, gymnosporia senegalensis, ozoroa insignis, elephantorrhiza elephantina, elephantorrhiz ...200616545928
an outbreak of multiresistant salmonella typhi in south africa.typhoid fever caused by salmonella typhi remains endemic to many parts of south africa, including natal and kwazulu, northern transvaal and the transkei. until recently, the majority of s. typhi isolates from south africa have remained susceptible to ampicillin/amoxycillin and chloramphenicol, and only three cases of typhoid due to multi-antibiotic resistant strains of s. typhi have been documented. ampicillin/amoxycillin and chloramphenicol are, therefore, still recommended as first line therap ...19921620817
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