Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 21st, 2001
The plant, Combretum molle, is the only one of seven tested that showed antimycobacterial activity, reported K. Asres and colleagues at Graz University in Austria.
"Fifteen crude extracts prepared from seven Ethiopian medicinal plants used to treat various infectious diseases were assessed for their ability to inhibit the growth of M. tuberculosis," explained Asres and coworkers.
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