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Table 14 Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) and Minimum bactericidal concentration (MBC) of Anethum sowa L. root essential oil and standard ciprofloxacin

From: Chemical composition and pharmacological significance of Anethum Sowa L. Root

Test organisms Essential Oil Std. CP
MIC (μg/mL) MBC (μg/mL) MIC (μg/mL) MBC (μg/mL)
Gram-positive bacteria Bacillus subtilis 125 250 1.55 12.5
Bacillus cereus 125 500 3.125 25
Staphylococcus aureus 125 250 6.25 50
Enterococcus faecalis 62.5 125 0.37 100
Gram -negative bacteria Escherichia coli 12079 250 500 0.75 50
Escherichia coli 2799 62.5 125 0.37 6.25
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, 62.5 125 3.125 25
Salmonella enteritidis 1375 62.5 250 0.37 6.25
Salmonella typhi 250 500 0.19 3.125
Acetobacter aceti 62.5 500 0.37 50
  1. Std. CP Standard Ciprofloxacin