Table 5: Bactericidal and bacteriostatic effects of Cola nitida extracts on reference strains and meat isolated strains.

StrainsCMB/CMI
Ethanol extractEthyl acetate extract

Reference strains
Staphylococcus aureus 8.011*
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 42*
Proteus mirabilis 84
Micrococcus luteus >4>8
Staphylococcus epidermidis 2*2*
Proteus vulgaris 84
Streptococcus oralis 16.024
Enterococcus faecalis 8.011*
Escherichia coli
Candida albicans 48.01
Meat isolated Staphylococcus strains
S. sciuri 82*
S. aureus 2*8.01
S. simulans 8.0116.44
S. cohnii 416.02
S. xylosus 88.01
S. equorum 4.018.01
S. saprophyticus 8.018.01
S. haemolyticus 32.054
S. lentus 16.028.01

With * = bactericidal effects; without * = bacteriostatic effects.