S. No. Strain Zone of Inhibition (in mm) MIC (mg/ml)
kushta-e-qalai
(40 µl/well)
Standard
(30 µg/disk)
1. S. aureus (Sa) 7 28 >2.5
2. S. mutans (Sm) 13 30 1.25
3. S. epidermidis (Se) 11 28 >2.5
4. S. pyrogenes (Sp) 7 30 >2.5
5. B. cereus (Bc) 7 30 >2.5
6. C. xerosis (Cx) 7 28 >2.5
7. E. coli (Ec) 7 27 >2.5
8. K. pneuomoniae (Kp) 7 27 >2.5
9. P. aeruginosa (Pa) 7 28 >2.5
10. P. vulgaris (Pv) 7 30 >2.5
Remark: MIC of kushta-e-qalai given for S. mutans was found to be 0.312 mg/ml
Table 1: Antibacterial screening of kushta-e-qalai against gram positive strains.