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Table 1 Antimicrobial activity of 10% Aqueous extract of Gymnema sylvestre against some potential pathogens

From: In vitro antimicrobial potential of extracts and phytoconstituents from Gymnema sylvestre R.Br. leaves and their biosafety evaluation

Organisms Zone of inhibition (mm)a, b
Enterococcus faecalis c
Staphylococcus aureus 20 ± 0.47
Staphylococcus epidermidis
Escherichia coli 19.6 ± 1.26
Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 22.1 ± 1.02
Klebsiella pneumoniae 2
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 23.3 ± 0.68
Shigella flexneri 14 ± 0.35
Salmonella typhimurium 1 14.3 ± 0.20
Salmonella typhimurium 2 21.2 ± 0.68
Candida albicans 22.6 ± 0.82
Candida tropicalis
MRSA 19 ± 0.68
  1. aThe Values are expressed as Mean ± Standard Errors of Means (SEM) for N = 5
  2. bNo significant difference was observed within rows at 5% significance level as revealed by One-Way ANOVA
  3. c(–) → No zone of inhibition