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Table 2 Antimicrobial activity of methanolic extract of Bidens pilosa leaves using agar well diffusion method

From: Pharmacological potential of Bidens pilosa L. and determination of bioactive compounds using UHPLC-QqQLIT-MS/MS and GC/MS

Test Organisms Diameter of zone of inhibition (in mm) ANOVA
Methanolic extract (Zone of inhibition ± SE) Ampicillin (30 μg/mL) (Zone of inhibition ± SE)
P. aeruginosa 14.00 ± 0.57 15 ± 0.33 P < 0.05
C. albicans 9.1 ± 0.33 30 ± 0.25 P < 0.05
E. coli 18.2 ± 0.35a 15 ± 0.10 P < 0.05
S. aureus 15.66 ± 0.25 15 ± 0.00 P < 0.05
B. subtilis 3.2 ± 0.25 10 ± 0.33 P < 0.05
M. luteus 14.66 ± 0.17 15 ± 0.00 P < 0.05
  1. aValues indicate significant activity against the pathogen
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