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Table. 5.

Table. 5.

Antimicrobial activities of solvent fractions obtained from leaves of Elaeocarpus sylvestris (18) against Staphylococcus aureus

Control/fraction Concentration (mg/disc) Inhibition zone (mm)
Methylparabena 0.40 -b
1.00 10.0 ± 0.12 e
2.00 13.9 ± 0.07 c
4.00 15.0 ± 0.12 b

Phenoxyethanola 0.40 -
1.00 -
2.00 -
4.00 11.9 ± 0.52 d

Whole extract 2.00 23.3 ± 0.79 a

n-hexane fraction 2.00 -
Chloroform fraction 2.00 13.5 ± 0.23 c
Ethyl acetate fraction 2.00 11.4 ± 0.13 d
n-butanol fraction 2.00 23.1 ± 0.25 a
Residual aqueous fraction 2.00 -

Mean ± S.E. (n = 10). Different lowercase letters indicate a significant difference at p < 0.05 based on Duncan's multiple range test.

aPositive control.

bNot detected.

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