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Table 5 Antimicrobial activity (in mm) of plant extracts against tested bacterial isolates

From: Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of some plant extracts against antibiotic susceptible and resistant bacterial strains causing wound infection

Bacterial isolates Diameter of inhibition zone in mm
Moringa oleifera extracts Metricaria recutita extracts
Aqueous Ethanol 95% Methanol 80 % Aqueous Ethanol 95% Methanol 80%
Escherichia coli
E 1 19 15 10 15 10 10
E 2 16 13 10 13 6 6
E 3 13 12 11 12 10 10
E 4 15 15 14 11 12 14
E 5 15 10 14 11 15 14
E 6 19 13 15 19 12 13
E 7 16 12 15 16 10 13
E 8 16 13 16 15 12 15
Klebsiella spp.
K 1 19 12 12 11 12 6
K 2 16 6 10 15 18 20
K 3 12 6 6 22 14 15
K 4 14 12 6 20 16 18
K 5 21 11 11 20 17 17
K 6 17 7 11 16 18 21
K 7 23 15 20 23 14 20
K 8 16 6 15 15 12 15
P. aeruginosa
Ps 1 20 21 18 21 15 16
Ps 2 20 16 16 16 14 14
Ps 3 15 15 6 16 13 13
Ps 4 15 10 10 14 14 15
Ps 5 14 11 12 20 18 17
Ps 6 12 15 13 19 15 15
Ps 7 15 15 6 20 15 15
Ps 8 15 15 13 17 15 15
Ps 9 15 12 6 20 16 18
Ps 10 15 13 15 20 16 17
Ps 11 14 12 15 21 14 18
Ps 12 21 12 20 22 14 20
Ps 13 14 10 13 16 13 16
Proteus mirabilis
P1 15 13 13 13 19 25
S. aureus
Sa 1 15 22 25 20 27 23
Sa 2 13 15 15 23 25 30
Sa 3 17 19 15 25 24 24
Sa 4 16 23 25 30 26 30
Sa 5 16 21 25 20 26 29
Sa 6 13 12 14 15 6 20
Sa 7 20 19 25 30 24 30
Sa 8 13 12 16 20 19 24
Sa 9 20 15 25 25 20 30
S. epidermidis
S1 30 20 27 27 26 30