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In vivo antibacterial and wound healing activities of acacia ehrenbergiana

Samah Awad AbduRahim, NaserEldin Bilal Mohammed, Aisha Zoheir Almagboul


A prospective study was carried out to investigate in vivo antibacterial and wound healing activities of methanol extract of Acacia ehrenbergiana in albino rats using excision model. The rate of wound healing was assessed by measuring wound contraction. In vivo antibacterial activity was determined by viable count of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC 27853).The results revealed that poly ethylene glycol (PEG) ointment containing 3% A.ehrenbergiana had in vivo antibacterial but less wound healing activity when compared with the same concentration of tetracycline.

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