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Plants produce chemicals having much significance in treatment of different diseases of people and animals. Epidemics and ailments are not new to man.Over the years a huge number of individuals have been wiped out in light of various irresistible infections. The aim of current research work was to compare the antimicrobial activities of Fagonia indica and Taraxacum officinale leaves against hospitally acquired S.aureus strains.The plants were collected from the area of shahpur hills. The research was carried out in the bio lab, department of Biosciences, University of Wah, Wah cantt Pakistan during October 2015 to March 2016. Four different extracts of Fagonia indica and Taraxacum officinale including (methanolic, ethanolic, chloroform, aqueous) were tested for their antimicrobial activities against 150 S.aureus strains. Agar well diffusion assay was used to evaluate antimicrobial activity. Phytochemical analysis was also carried out which confirmed that different secondary metabolites including tannins, saponinns, terpinoids were present. Results indicate that the ethanolic and chloroform extracts of Fagonia indica and chloroform extract of Taraxacum officinale have ability to combat against bacterial pathogens like S.aureus.

Antimicrobial activities
Fagonia indica
Taraxacum officinale
S aureus
well diffusion assay
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