Table 4 : Antimicrobial activity of Ciprofloxacin disc and methanol crude extract (ME) of Phyllanthus muellerianus against the test organisms using the overlay inoculum susceptibility disc method.


Test organisma Test plate Cipro (control plate) % Increase Effect

P. aeruginosa 1 - - - -
2 - - - -
3 9.00 20.00 - Antagonism
4 26.00 23.00 13.04 Additivity
5 - 18.00 - -
P. mirabilis 1 20.00 15.00 33.33 Synergism
2 20.00 37.00 - Antagonism
3 15.00 41.00 - Antagonism
4 18.00 27.00 - Antagonism
5 22.00 25.00 - Antagonism
E. faecalis 1 14.00 15.00 - Antagonism
2 15.00 13.00 15.38 Additivity
3 - - - -
4 20.00 31.00 - Antagonism
5 - 12.00 - Antagonism

aThe various isolates of each microorganism are numbered 1, 2…5.

F. Uzor et al.Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology and Drug Research  2013 2:16DOI : 10.7243/2050-120X-2-16