Table 1

Antimicrobial activity of the chloroform extract of C. guianensis fruits (5 mg/mL)
Organism Chloroform extract Streptomycin
Gram positive
S. aureus 26 14
E. aerogens 19 22
M. luteus 18 26
B. subtilis 14 22
Gram negative
S. flexneri 20 30
P. vulgaris 12 30
S. paratyphi-B - 24
S. typhimurium - 18
P. aeruginosa 8 30
K. pneumonia 18 20
Clinical isolates
E. coli (ESBL-3984) 20 12
E. coli (ESBL-3904) 18 12
K. pneumoniae (ESBL-3971) 14 16
K. pneumoniae (ESBL-75799) 16 16
K. pneumoniae (ESBL-3894) 15 14
K. pneumoniae (ESBL-3967) 12 16
S. aureus (MRSA) 18 -
Fungi Ketoconazole
C. albicans 8 28
M. pachydermatis 16 26

(āˆ’) no activity; Streptomycin (standard antibacterial agent); Ketoconazole (standard antifungal agent); Negative control (solvent) (Nil); Nā€‰=ā€‰2.

Al-Dhabi et al.

Al-Dhabi et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:242   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-242

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