Table 5: Minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC) of acetone and aqueous extracts of B. abyssinica against the tested opportunistic bacteria.

Sample MIC (mg/mL)

Acetone extract>
Aqueous extract>

The bacteria isolates are denoted as Sf (Shigella flexneri), Pa (Pseudomonas aeruginosa), Sa (Staphylococcus aureus), Ef (Enterococcus faecalis), Kp (Klebsiella pneumonia), Sp (Streptococcus pyogenes), Pv (Proteus vulgaris), and Sm (Serratia marcescens). “—” denotes values not determined. Data expressed as means ± SD; ; values along a row with different subscripts are significantly different (). Mean with the different superscript in the same column is significantly different (). Concentration of positive control is 0.013 mg/mL.