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Table 5 Effect of treatment with selected medicinal plants on bacterial load of different tissues

From: In vivo screening and evaluation of four herbs against MRSA infections

Groups Organs
Throat Lungs Heart Joints Blood
Positive control 4.88 ± 0.20a 5.36 ± 0.58a 4.52 ± 0.09a 3.89 ± 0.23a 4.11 ± 0.11a
Vancomycin 2.50 ± 1.02c 2.50 ± 1.02c 0.00 ± 0.00c 0.00 ± 0.00c 0.00 ± 0.00c
A. officinalis 4.60 ± 0.13ab 4.60 ± 0.13ab 3.31 ± 0.43c 3.36 ± 0.23a 3.94 ± 0.59b
C. latifolia 4.45 ± 0.20ab 4.45 ± 0.20ab 0.00 ± 0.00d 0.00 ± 0.00c 0.00 ± 0.00c
T. vulgaris 2.93 ± 0.60bc 3.83 ± 0.11abc 0.00 ± 0.00d 0.00 ± 0.00c 0.00 ± 0.00c
Z. jujuba 4.44 ± 0.13ab 4.44ab ± 0.13 3.77 ± 0.13b 1.20 ± 0.76b 3.42b ± 0.15b
  1. Data was analysed using One way ANOVA followed by Tukey's test. The values (in columns) having no common letter, in superscript, are significantly different at p ≤ 0.05. Bacterial load is represented as Mean ± SE of CFU (log10)/g of tissue or CFU(log10)/ml of the blood
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