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Table 2 Antibacterial activity of Alkanna tinctoria (leaves) against MDR pathogens

From: Alkanna tinctoria leaves extracts: a prospective remedy against multidrug resistant human pathogenic bacteria

MDR bacteria Aqueous extract (mm) Chloroform extract (mm) Ethanol extract (mm) Hexane extract (mm) +Ve IPM (mm) -Ve DMSO (mm)
A. baumannii 10 ± 0.3 9 ± 0.3 11 ± 0.5 10 ± 0.3 10 ± 0.5 0
E. coli 11 ± 0.5 14 ± 0.5 14 ± 0.5 13 ± 0.3 23 ± 0.7 0
P. aeruginosa 12 ± 0.5 9 ± 0.3 11 ± 0.3 10 ± 0.3 10 ± 0 0
S. aureus 14 ± 0.5 19 ± 0.7 19 ± 0.5 15 ± 0.5 15 ± 0.7 0
  1. ± = standard error of given value, +Ve IPM = Imipenem as positive control and -Ve DMSO = Dimethyl sulfoxide as negative control.