Sheik Aliya1, Yalavarthy Prameela Devi 2 and Adepelly Uma1*

1Department of Biotechnology, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, Telangana (India) 2Professor, Department of Zoology, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana (India) *Email:


This study was carried out with an objective to investigate the antibacterial potential of methanolic extract of Cissus quadrangularis Linn. against ten nosocomial infection causing microorganisms. The preliminary phytochemical analyses of the plant extract were carried out. Antibacterial activity of the extract was done using the agar well diffusion method. The extract exhibited remarkable inhibition of the pathogenic bacterial growth in a dose dependent manner.

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