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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 7083964, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7083964
Research Article

Antibacterial Activity of Salvadora persica L. (Miswak) Extracts against Multidrug Resistant Bacterial Clinical Isolates

1Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Najran University, P.O. Box 1988, Najran, Saudi Arabia
2Microbiology Department, College of Medicine, Najran University, P.O. Box 1988, Najran, Saudi Arabia
3Pharmacognosy Department, College of Pharmacy, Najran University, P.O. Box 1988, Najran, Saudi Arabia
4The Faculty of Sharia and Fundamentals of Religion, Najran University, P.O. Box 1988, Najran, Saudi Arabia

Received 27 September 2015; Revised 22 December 2015; Accepted 28 December 2015

Academic Editor: Kang-Ju Kim

Copyright © 2016 Mohamed Saeed Zayed Al-Ayed et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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