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Table 1 Antimicrobial activity of the chloroform extract of C. guianensis fruits (5 mg/mL)

From: Antimicrobial, antimycobacterial and antibiofilm properties of Couroupita guianensis Aubl. fruit extract

Organism Chloroform extract Streptomycin
Gram positive   
S. aureus 26 14
E. aerogens 19 22
M. luteus 18 26
B. subtilis 14 22
Gram negative   
S. flexneri 20 30
P. vulgaris 12 30
S. paratyphi-B - 24
S. typhimurium - 18
P. aeruginosa 8 30
K. pneumonia 18 20
Clinical isolates   
E. coli (ESBL-3984) 20 12
E. coli (ESBL-3904) 18 12
K. pneumoniae (ESBL-3971) 14 16
K. pneumoniae (ESBL-75799) 16 16
K. pneumoniae (ESBL-3894) 15 14
K. pneumoniae (ESBL-3967) 12 16
S. aureus (MRSA) 18 -
Fungi   Ketoconazole
C. albicans 8 28
M. pachydermatis 16 26
  1. (−) no activity; Streptomycin (standard antibacterial agent); Ketoconazole (standard antifungal agent); Negative control (solvent) (Nil); N = 2.