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Table 2 MIC and MBC and MFC (mg/ml) of R. communis extracts on the bacterial and fungal clinical isolates

From: Antibacterial and antifungal activities and phytochemical profile of leaf extract from different extractants of Ricinus communis against selected pathogens

Test organisms Different solvents
Aqueous Ethanol Methanol PET ether Ethyl ace
MIC MBC MIC MBC MIC MBC MIC MBC MIC MBC
E. coli 6.25 UD 6.25 UD 12.5 400 12.5 UD 25 400
S. aureus 3.13 300 25.0 400 6.25 300 12.5 300 12.5 200
P. aeruginosa 3.13 200 6.25 200 3.13 300 25 UD 25 UD
K. pneumoniae 12.50 400 6.25 200 6.25 400 25 UD 25 UD
Fungus   MFC   MFC   MFC   MFC   MFC
C. albicans 12.5 300 25 300 12.5 200 25 300 25 400
  1. UD, undetected; PET, petroleum ether; Ethyl ace, ethyl acetate