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Table 3 Antimicrobial screening of Dissotis rotundifolia leaves at 100 mg/mL, in methanol: water (1: 1).

From: Antidiarrhoea and toxicological evaluation of the leaf extract of Dissotis rotundifolia triana (Melastomataceae)

Test organism Aq. ethanol extract of D. rotundifolia Gentamycin (10 μg/ml) Solvent Aq. methanol
  (mm) (mm) (mm)
Escherichia coli 8 13 0
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 11 15 0
Staphylococcus aureus 8 14 0
Salmonella typhi 9 14 0
  1. The diameter recorded is the diameter of the zone of inhibition less the diameter of the cup (8 mm).
  2. Values are mean (n = 5)