TABLE 3.

Susceptibility data for bacteria tested against M. alternifolia oil

Bacterial species% (vol/vol)Reference(s)
MICMBC
Acinetobacter baumannii 11 79
Actinomyces viscosus 0.6>0.6 134
Actinomyces spp.11 80
Bacillus cereus 0.3 61
Bacteroides spp.0.06-0.50.06-0.12 75
Corynebacterium sp.0.2-22 42, 61, 79
Enterococcus faecalis 0.5->8>8 13, 61
E. faecium (vancomycin resistant)0.5-10.5-1 115
Escherichia coli 0.08-20.25-4 13, 32, 67, 104
Fusobacterium nucleatum 0.6->0.60.25 134, 144
Klebsiella pneumoniae 0.25-0.30.25 61, 79
Lactobacillus spp.1-22 75, 80
Micrococcus luteus 0.06-0.50.25-6 79
Peptostreptococcus anaerobius 0.2-0.250.03->0.6 75, 134
Porphyromonas endodentalis 0.025-0.10.025-0.1 80
P. gingivalis 0.11-0.250.13->0.6 134, 144
Prevotella spp.0.03-0.250.03 75
Prevotella intermedia 0.003-0.10.003-0.1 80
Propionibacterium acnes 0.05-0.630.5 37, 61, 126
Proteus vulgaris 0.08-24 13, 42, 61, 104
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1-82->8 13, 61, 79
Staphylococcus aureus 0.5-1.251-2 13, 32, 126
S. aureus (methicillin resistant)0.04-0.350.5 31, 42, 104, 115
S. epidermidis 0.45-1.254 42, 79, 126
S. hominis 0.54 79
Streptococcus pyogenes 0.12-20.25-4 13, 33
Veillonella spp.0.016-10.03-1 80