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Table 2 Average Minimum Inhibitory Concentration values of plant extracts at 2 h and 24 h

From: Antibacterial activity of crude extracts of some South African medicinal plants against multidrug resistant etiological agents of diarrhoea

Bacteria Codes Plant Extracts and Antibiotic Codes
AC AA AS E1 E2 HY IQ MB SC PE PS UM GENT
         (mg/ml)      
EC 2H 1.25 2.5 2.5 0.625 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 1.25 0.156 2.5 0.039
EC 24H 1.25 0.625 0.625 0.312 0.625 2.5 1.25 2.5 2.5 1.25 0.312 1.25 0.078
EF 2H 0.625 1.25 2.5 0.312 2.5 2.5 1.25 2.5 2.5 0.312 0.078 2.5 0.625
EF 24H 0.625 0.089 0.039 0.156 0.078 2.5 0.625 2.5 0.312 0.625 0.156 0.312 0.625
SA 2H 0.312 2.5 2.5 0.078 0.312 1.25 0.625 2.5 2.5 0.156 0.078 2.5 0.078
SA 24H 0.312 0.018 0.018 0.312 0.156 0.312 0.156 0.078 0.156 0.312 0.156 0.078 0.078
SI 2H 1.25 0.156 0.312 0.156 0.312 2.5 0.625 1.25 1.25 1.25 0.312 1.25 0.625
SI 24H 1.25 1.25 0.625 1.25 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
ST 2H 0.039 0.078 0.312 0.078 0.078 0.625 0.625 1.25 0.312 0.312 0.156 0.625 0.156
ST 24H 0.312 0.156 1.25 0.625 0.312 2.5 1.25 2.5 1.25 0.312 0.312 1.25 1.25
STE- 2H 1.25 2.5 2.5 0.156 0.625 2.5 1.25 2.5 1.25 1.25 0.312 1.25 2.5
STE- 24H 1.25 0.078 0.078 0.156 0.625 1.25 1.25 2.5 0.625 1.25 0.312 0.625 2.5
STE+ 2H 1.25 1.25 2.5 0.156 0.312 2.5 0.625 1.25 1.25 1.25 0.078 1.25 0.078
STE+ 24H 1.25 0.078 0.312 0.312 0.625 2.5 1.25 2.5 1.25 1.25 0.312 0.625 0.156
SHF 2H 0.312 0.078 0.156 0.625 0.625 0.312 0.625 1.25 1.25 0.625 0.078 1.25 0.078
SHF 24H 0.625 0.018 0.078 0.078 0.312 1.25 1.25 2.5 0.625 0.625 0.312 0.312 0.078
SHS 2H 0.625 0.156 0.312 0.312 1.25 2.5 0.625 1.25 2.5 1.25 0.156 2.5 0.156
SHS 24H 0.625 0.039 0.039 0.039 0.312 1.25 0.312 1.25 0.625 0.625 0.312 0.312 0.156
Legend 1: Bacteria codes
Code Isolates
EC 2H Escherichia coli at 2 h
EC 24H Escherichia coli at 24 h
EF 2H Enterococcus faecalis at 2 h
EF 24H E. faecalis at 24 h
SA 2H Staphylococcus aureus at 2 h
SA 24H S. aureus at 24 h
SI 2H Salmonella isangi at 2 h
SI 24H S. isangi at 24 h
ST 2H Salmonella Typhimurium at 2 h
ST 24H S. Typhimurium at 24 h
STE- 2H S. Typhimurium (ESBL negative) at 2 h
STE- 24H S. Typhimurium (ESBL negative) at 24 h
STE+ 2H S. Typhimurium (ESBL positive) at 2 h
STE+ 24H S. Typhimurium (ESBL positive) at 24 h
SHF 2H Shigella flexneri at 2 h
SHF 24H Sh. flexneri at 24 h
SHS 2H Sh. sonnei at 2 h
SHS 24H Sh. sonnei at 24 h
Legend 2: Plant codes
Code Plant Extract/ Control
AC Acacia mearnsii
AA Aloe arborescence
AS Aloe striata
CU Cyathula uncinulata
E1 Eucomis autumnalis
E2 Eucomis comosa
HY Hypoxis latifolia
MB Hermbstaedtia odorata
SC Scilla nervosa
PE Pelargonium sidoides
PS Psidium guajava
UM Hydnora africana
GENT Gentamycin