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Table 6 Antibiotics susceptibility profile for selected Gram-positive bacteria as read in mean diameter of zones of inhibition (mm) after treatment to electromagnetic flux at 15 mT intensity 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) 17 ± 3.5
a) 16 ± 1.4
b) 12 ± 2.1
a) 12 ± 2.8
b) R
a) 12 ± 1.4
b) 13 ± 0.7
a) 12 ± 1.4
b) 13 ± 2.8
a) 16 ± 2.1
b) 19 ± 0.7
a) 18 ± 1.4
b) 21 ± 1.4
a) 20 ± 2.8
b) 22 ± 2.8
a) 12 ± 1.4
b) 20 ± 4.9
a) 14 ± 2.8
b) 21 ± 0.7
S. pyogenes ATCC19613 a) 14 ± 2.8
b) 20 ± 2.8
a) 16 ± 2.1
b) 17 ± 2.1
a) 12 ± 2.1
b) 13 ± 1.4
a) 14 ± 1.4
b) 14 ± 1.4
a) 16 ± 1.4
b) 16 ± 2.1
a) 18 ± 4.2
b) 19 ± 1.4
a) 18 ± 1.4
b) 23 ± 1.4
a) 18 ± 1.4
b) 23 ± 1.4
a) 18 ± 1.4
b) 24 ± 0
a) 12 ± 2.1
b) 24 ± 2.1
S. aureus ATCC25923 a) 12 ± 1.4
b) 16 ± 6.7
a) 14 ± 1.4
b) R
)12 ± 2.8
b) R
a) R
b) R
a) 16 ± 2.1
b) R
a) 16 ± 1.4
b) 18 ± 3.5
a) 20 ± 1.4
b) 20 ± 0
a) 18 ± 1.4
b) 18 ± 2.8
a) 14 ± 2.8
b) 14 ± 0
a) 14 ± 1.4
b) 17 ± 4.2
  1. a) —Control b) —24 h c) —48 h d) —72 h R—Resistance PEF—Pefloxacin, CN—Gentamycin, APX—Ampicillin + Cloxacillin, Z—Cefuroxime, AM—Amoxacillin, R—Ceftriaxone, CPX—Ciprofloxacin, S—Streptomycin, SXT—Cotrimoxazole, E—Erythromycin