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Cysticidal Activity of Trachyspermum ammi Essential Oil against Acanthamoeba Isolates from Dental Clinic and Hospital Water Networks

Cysticidal Activity of Trachyspermum ammi Essential Oil against Acanthamoeba Isolates from Dental Clinic and Hospital Water Networks

Wafaa M. Hikal1,2,* and Hussein A.H. Said-Al Ahl3

1Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Tabuk, P.O. Box 741, Tabuk 71491, Saudi Arabia
2Water Pollution Research Department, Environmental Research Division, National Research Centre, 33 El-Bohouth St., Dokki, Giza 12622, Egypt
3Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research Department, National Research Centre, 33 El-Bohouth St., Dokki, Giza 12622, Egypt

*      Corresponding author: wafaahikal@gmail.com

 

Fig. 1.

Acanthamoeba morphology: A, trophozoite form; B, cyst form.

Fig. 2.

Agarose gel electrophoresis showing amplification of 18S rDNA of different Acanthamoeba isolates were subjected to electrophoresis on 1.5% agarose gel parallel containing ethidium bromide to 100 bp DNA. M, 100 bp DNA ladder; 1-6, Acanthamoeba spp.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

August

Vol. 51, Iss. 4, Pages 1203-1598

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