Table 2

Antimicrobial activity of the (M) extract of PN (fruit-rinds) against microorganisms tested usingDisc diffusion assay(1.25 mg of the extract/disc)
Microorganisms M.m E.c S.a P.V C.f S.f S.d E.c E.a S.fe P.a P.m S.t K.p B.c C.a C.g
PN -M ++ ++ +++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++
Gentamicin ++ ++ +++ +++ ++ ++ ++ +++ ++ ++ +++ +++ ++ ++ ++ NT NT
Nystatin NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT ++ ++

M.m: M.morganii; E.c: E coli; S.a: S.aureus; P.V: P.vulgaris; C.f: C.freundii; S.f: S.flexneri; S.d: S.dysenteriae; E. c: E.cloacae; E.a: E.agglomerans; S.fe: S.feacalis; P.a: P.aeruginosa; P.m: P.mirabilis; S.t: S.typhi; K.p: K.pneumoniae; B.c: B.cereus; C.a: C.albicans; C.g: C.glabrata. NT: Not tested. (+): Zone of inhibition ≤ 8 mm in diameter. (++): Zone of inhibition > 8  mm and ≤ 20 mm in diameter. (+++): Zone of inhibition > 20 mm in diameter. (−): Negative.

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