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Table 4 Antibiotics susceptibility profile for selected Gram-positive bacteria read in mean diameter of zones of inhibition (mm) at 1125 Hz/80 dB compared with control

From: Evaluation of the effects of sound exposure and low field electromagnetism on growth and antibiotics susceptibility of some microorganisms

Bacteria PEF CN APX Z AM R CPX S SXT E
B. subtilis ATCC6633 a) 14 ± 1.4
b) 12 ± 1.4
c) 18 ± 4.2
d) 16 ± 5.7
a) 16 ± 1.4
b) R
c) 18 ± 2.8
d) R
a) 12 ± 2.8
b) R
c) R
d) R
a) 12 ± 1.4
b) R
c) R
d) R
a) 12 ± 1.4
b) R
c) R
d) R
a) 16 ± 2.1
b) 16 ± 4.2
c) 14 ± 0.7
d) R
a) 18 ± 1.4
b) 21 ± 2.1
c) 17 ± 0
d) 14 ± 0.7
a) 20 ± 2.8
b) R
c) 13 ± 1.4
d) 13 ± 0
a) 12 ± 1.4
b) R
c) R
d) R
a) 14 ± 2.8
b) R
c) 15 ± 4.9
d) 15 ± 3.5
S. pyogenes ATCC19613 a) 14 ± 2.8
b) 14 ± 1.4
c) 13 ± 0.7
d) 17 ± 0.7
a) 16 ± 2.1
b) 12 ± 4.9
c) R
d) R
a) 12 ± 2.1
b) 12 ± 1.4
c) 12 ± 1.4
d) R
a) 14 ± 1.4
b) 13 ± 1.4
c) 15 ± 1.4
d) 12 ± 2.1
a) 16 ± 1.4
b) 14 ± 2.8
c) 15 ± 2.8
d) R
a) 18 ± 4.2
b) R
c) R
d) 12 ± 3.5
a) 18 ± 1.4
b) 17 ± 1.4
c) 16 ± 3.5
d) 12 ± 1.4
a) 18 ± 1.4
b) 12 ± 1.4
c) 15 ± 4.9
d) 12 ± 0
a) 18 ± 1.4
b) R
c) R
d) R
a) 12 ± 2.1
b) R
c) 12 ± 0.7
d) 16 ± 2.1
S. aureus
ATCC25923
a) 12 ± 1.4
b) R
c) R
d) R
a) 14 ± 1.4
b) R
c) R
d) R
a) 14 ± 2.8
b) R
c) R
d) R
a) R
b) R
c) R
d) R
a) 16 ± 2.1
b) R
c) R
d) R
a) 16 ± 1.4
b) 12 ± 0
c) 16 ± 3.5
d) 13 ± 2.1
a) 20 ± 1.4
b) 17 ± 1.4
c) 16 ± 2.8
d) 14 ± 2.8
a) 18 ± 1.4
b) R
c) R
d) R
a) 14 ± 2.8
b) R
c) R
d) R
a) 14 ± 1.4
b) 15 ± 4.9
c) R
d) R
  1. a) —Control b) —24 h c) —48 h d) —72 h R—Resistance PEF—Pefloxacin CN—Gentamycin APX—Ampicillin + Cloxacillin
  2. Z—Cefuroxime AM—Amoxacillin R—Ceftriaxone CPX—Ciprofloxacin S—Streptomycin SXT—Cotrimoxazole E—Erythromycin