Comparative study of antibacterial activity of wood-decay fungi and antibiotics


  • A. F. Md. Hassan Iftekhar Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Zubaida Khatoon Choudhry Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Md. Ismail Khan Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Ahmed Abu Saleh Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka



Antibacterial activity, Mushroom


The antibacterial effects of three mushrooms extract Ganoderma lucidum, Auricularia auricula, Pleurotus florida were studied against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli. A. auricula showed significant antibacterial activity against S. aureus. P. florida showed some antibacterial activity while G. lucidum showed no antibacterial activity. None of the extracts showed any activity against E. coli.


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Iftekhar, A. F. M. H., Z. K. Choudhry, M. I. Khan, and A. A. Saleh. “Comparative Study of Antibacterial Activity of Wood-Decay Fungi and Antibiotics”. Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 6, no. 1, June 2011, pp. 14-17, doi:10.3329/bjp.v6i1.7907.



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