Table 1

Antimicrobial screening of Baissea axillaries leaves at 80 mg/mL, in methanol: water (1:1).

Test organism

Aqueous extract of Baissea axillaries

Ethanolic extract of Baissea axillaries

Togamycin (10 ug/ml)

Solvent Aq.methanol


(mm)

(mm)

(mm)

Escherichia coli

23

22

25

0

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

25

18

20

0

Staphylococcus aureus

9

9

24

0

Streptococcus faecalis

++

16

22

0


The diameter recorded is the diameter of the zone of inhibition less the diameter of the cup (8 mm).

Abere and Agoreyo BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2006 6:22   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-6-22

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