Efficacy of Some Medicinal Plants on MDR Staphylococcus Saprophyticus Isolated from Urine sample

Authors(1) :-R. N. Jadhav

Staphylococcus saprophyticus is Gram positive spherical shaped bacteria. It is opportunistic pathogen. It is a normal flora of skin and periurethral area. It can cause UTI particularly in sexually active young women.UTI is second most common type of infection in community practice. UTI refers to the presence of microorganism in the urinary tract including urinary bladder, prostate, collecting system or kidney. The syndrome ranges from asymptomatic bacteriuria to perinephrid abscess with sepsis. Due to indiscriminate use of antibiotics there is an increase in resistance among microorganisms. Bacteria become resistant to antibiotic by different ways. Patent suffering from antibiotic resistant strain fail to respond antibiotic treatment. So there is a continuous demand of new drug in the world. This problem of drug resistance among microorganism could overcome by drugs of plant origin. Due to this reason now a day the demand of herbal products as therapeutic agents is increasing all over the world. In the present study antibacterial activity of Aloe vera, Azadirachta indica & Citruslimon was studied against MDR Staphylococcus saprophyticus isolated from urine sample collected from civil hospital. Antibiotic susceptibility test of the clinical isolates of Staphylococcus saprophyticus was done by using modi?ed Kirby-Bauer disc diffusion method in accordance with the guidelines of the clinical & laboratory standards institute. Interpretation of resistance was based on the NCCLS criteria. The most common pattern of multiple drug resistance of isolates of Staphylococcus saprophyticus observed was erythromycin-nalidixic acid-penicillin-sulfamethoxazole-chloramphenicol. The antibacterial activity of solvent extract of plant was tested by agar well diffusion method. Citrus limon and Azadirachta indica showed moderate antibacterial activity while Aloe vera showed least antibacterial activity.

Authors and Affiliations

R. N. Jadhav
Department of Microbiology, Shivneri Mahavidyalaya, Shirur(A), Maharashtra, India

Antibacterial activity, Disc diffusion method, MDR, Medicinal plant extracts, Staphylococcus saprophyticus.

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Published in : Volume 5 | Issue 4 | January 2019
Date of Publication : 2019-01-04
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 27-31
Manuscript Number : IJSRST195407
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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R. N. Jadhav, " Efficacy of Some Medicinal Plants on MDR Staphylococcus Saprophyticus Isolated from Urine sample", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp.27-31, January-2019.
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