Antimicrobial Activity of Moringa oleifera Tea Leaves and Seeds Concentrated in Di Ethanol against E. coli Isolated from Ostrich Feces
Antibacterial effect of Moringa oleifera Tea Leaves and Seeds Extracts
Keywords:Moringa oleifera, Tea leaves, Seeds, E. coli, Ostrich
Ostriches are frequently infected with viral, fungal, and bacterial diseases. This disease does not require airborne transmission and does not involve the respiratory system. Objective: To determine the antimicrobial activity of Moringa oleifera tea leaves and seed against bacteria in Ostrich feces. Methods: Fecal samples were collected from captive ostriches at the W.A Apparel factory. E. coli was isolated after the samples were inoculated on EMB. The antimicrobial activity of Moringa oleifera seeds and tea leaves was investigated. The antimicrobial activity of Ostrich feces was tested against E. coli. Results: The results showed that tea extract had no antimicrobial activity against E. coli. Moringa oleifera seeds extract prepared in ethanol on the other hand, were effective against E. coli. Conclusion: Moringa oleifera seeds (di ethanolic extract) have the potential to be effective against E. coli.
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