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Table 1 Comparison of modified diffusion assay with viable cell count (cfu /ml) of broth cultures incorporated with the drug and residue of AV and MR (10,000 ppm)

From: Antimicrobial potential of two traditional herbometallic drugs against certain pathogenic microbial species

Micro organism Arogyawardhana Vati (AV) Manikya Rasa (MR) Control
Modified diffusion assay Viable cell count (cfu) Modified diffusion assay Viable cell count (cfu)
Hexane Dichloro Methanol Drug Residue Drug Residue LogRcfu Hexane Dichloro Methanol Drug Residue Drug Residue LogRcfu
Drug Residue Drug Residue
P. aeruginosa + + + + + 52 × 109 17 × 108 9 10 vr vr + + + 5× 104 10 × 104 14 14 1018
E. coli + + + vr 87 × 105 35 × 105 6 6 + + + + + 90 × 103 24 × 106 8 5 1011
S. aureus + + + + + 52 × 107 9 × 1013 14 8 + + + + + 63× 104 53 × 1012 17 9 1021
MRSA + vr vr + vr 77 × 108 15 × 1013 13 8 + + + + + 26 × 104 33× 1010 17 11 1021
C. albicans vr 15 × 106 14 × 106 0 0 vr 4 × 105 45 × 107 1 0 106
  1. vr variable results, + active, − not active, LogRcfu log reduction in colony forming units