Antifungal Activity of Solanum nigrum Extract Against Microsporum canis, The Causative Agent of Ring Worm Disease

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Yasser Muafaq Al-qertani

Abstract

    The present study was performed to evaluate the anti-fungal effect of alcoholic extract of Solanum nigrum (AESn) on the growth of Microsporum canis, the causes agent of ring worm. The results of this work referred to the inhibitory effect of the studied extract on the growth of tested fungi. The percentages of inhibition were (7.88 %, 19.88%, 23.41%, 57.65%), in comparison to the control, when (2%, 4%, 6%,8% ) of tested extract were used, respectively. The data illustrated that the higher concentrations of the extract are applied, the more inhibition of fungal growth is produced. 

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Al-qertani, Y. M. (2018). Antifungal Activity of Solanum nigrum Extract Against Microsporum canis, The Causative Agent of Ring Worm Disease. Ibn AL-Haitham Journal For Pure and Applied Sciences, 2017(IHSCICONF), 105–111. https://doi.org/10.30526/2017.IHSCICONF.1778
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biology