Table 5

Total viable bacterial cell population from excision wounds of rats
Group (Treatment) Mean ± standard error of mean total viable count at days post-treatment
4 7 14
I (20% PLLEO) 5.00 ± 79a 4.50 ± 87a 0.30 ± 20a
II (10% PLLEO) 6.00 ± 1.40a 3.80 ± 0.41a 0.70 ± 0.25a
III (Gentamicin ointment) 6.30 ± 1.46a 4.20 ± 2.28a 0.80 ± 0.44a
IV (Normal saline) 17.90 ± 2.76b 6.10 ± 1.62b 1.40 ± 0.33b

Key: PLLEO = Pupalia lappacea leaf extract ointment.

Different superscript a,b across a column indicate significant difference in means at p < 0.05.

Udegbunam et al.

Udegbunam et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:157   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-14-157

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