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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 5, Issue:10, October, 2016

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(10): 875-890

Antimicrobial Activity of the Varieties of Peppers (Capsicum) of Cote d Ivoire on Multiresistant Strains
Kouassi Kouassi Clement1,2,3,4, Coulibaly Bakary1,2,5, Coulibaly Ibourahema1,2, Koffi Affoue Carole2,4 and Koffi-Nevry Rose3
1Universitie Jean Lorougnon Guédé, Unit training and Agroforestry Research, Teaching Unit Biochemistry, Microbiology BP150 Daloa, Cote d Ivoire
2Universities  Jean Lorougnon Guede, Unit training and Agroforestry Research, Laboratory of Microbiology, Bio-industry and Biotechnologie BP150 Daloa, Côte d Ivoire
3Universitie  Nangui Abrogoua, Department of Food Science and Technology, Laboratory of Biotechnology and Food Microbiology, 02 BP 801 Abidjan 02 Cote d Ivoire
4National Laboratory of Public health, 18, BP 2403 Abidjan 18, Cote d Ivoire
5Universitie Felix Houphouet Boigny, Pharmacodynamics-biochemical laboratory, Faculty of Biosciences, 22 BP 582 Abidjan 22, Cote d Ivoire
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The resistance of microorganisms generated a loss of effectiveness of antibiotics. In Côte d’Ivoire, peppers, adjuvant in traditional medicine to treat many infections based on little scientific arguments. This present study aims to evaluate the in vitro antimicrobial activity of pepper on microorganisms of different profiles. Extracts were tested on the growth of strains (ATCC) and multiresistant clinical. The Gram positive have MIC and MBC respectively vary from 36-620 μgmL-1 and 78-620 μgmL-1. Multidrug resistant have MIC and MBC, very high compared to ATCC strains (78-2500 μgmL-1). The MIC and MBC of Gram-negative, respectively vary from 64-620 μgmL-1 and 130-1250 μgmL-1. The clinics have very high MIC and CMB, sometimes out of the range of concentrations tested. S. aureus (KTG, MLS) E. faecalis (PRKRANR ), E. coli (ESBL KTNet) and P. aeruginosa (ESBL KTG) were the least sensitive to different extracts. The MIC fungal range from 78-100 μgmL-1 strain ATCC against 100-620 μgmL-1 for the clinic. This study confirms the effectiveness of traditional herbal peppers (Capsicum) in the treatment of certain microbial infections. Peppers could be a promising natural resource for the exploration of new active molecules.

Keywords: Capsicum, antimicrobial activity,MDR strains,Enterococcus faecalis

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Kouassi Kouassi Clément, Coulibaly Bakary, Coulibaly Ibourahema, Koffi Affoué Carole and Koffi-Nevry Rose. 2016. Antimicrobial Activity of the Varieties of Peppers (Capsicum) of Côte d’Ivoire on Multiresistant Strains.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(10): 875-890. doi:
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