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  • Original Article   
    The Study of Inhibitory Effect of Aqueous Extract Leaf of Avicennia marina (Hara) on Candida albicans, In Vitro
    Author(s): Jasem Mohamadi and Mohamad Reza Havasian*

    Abstract

    Candidiasis is one of the most important and prevalent opportunistic fungal diseases in human. The leaves of Avicennia marina (Hara) have traditionally widely used in southern regions of Iran to treat different kinds of infections. The purpose of present research is to study the inhibitory effect of aqueous extract of Avicennia marina on Candida albicans in laboratory conditions. The leaf of Avicennia marina was collected from coastal areas of south of Iran and dried in the shade after washing and extracted its aqueous extract. The effect of extract was studied by disk diffusion and diffusion in agar methods with embedded sink in different concentrations. The value of MIC and MFC was determined by Macro broth dilution method. The results were analyzed using the SPSS version 21 software. In disk diffusion method in the concentrations of 200 and 160.. Read More»