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Table 2 MIC (p-value 0.001 or less) and MBC of extracts that showed inhibition in the disc diffusion assays a

From: A screening for antimicrobial activities of Caribbean herbal remedies

Plant extracts Bacteria MIC (mg/mL) p-value MBC (mg/mL)
T. ananassae P. aeruginosa 0.5 0.0002 NDb
P. vulgaris 0.5 0.0001 2.0
S. aureus 0.015 0.001 NDb
S. saprophyticus 2.0 0.0004 2.0
P. calomelanos P. aeruginosa 2.0 0.0001 NDb
S. jambos S. aureus 0.5 0.00001 1.0
S. saprophyticus 0.5 0.001 2.0
P. vulgaris 0.031 0.001 1.0
  1. a) All the extracts that showed inhibition in the disc diffusion assay were analyzed against the bacteria isolates S. saprophyticus (ATCC 15305), S. aureus (ATCC 6341), P. aeruginosa (ATCC 7700) and P. vulgaris (ATCC 6896).
  2. b) ND, Not detected.