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Table 3 Effect of ceftiofur-gallic acid combination on the swimming and swarming motilities of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium (ATCC14028)

From: In vitro synergistic potentials of novel antibacterial combination therapies against Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium

Treatment Groups Swarming (mm) (mean ± SD) Swimming (mm) (mean ± SD)
Control 9.67 ± 2.08a 26.67 ± 2.52a
Ceftiofur (1 × MIC) 2.00 ± 1.00d 5.33 ± 2.31c
Gallic acid (1 × MIC) 6.33 ± 1.15b 7.00 ± 1.00b
Ceftiofur (1 × MIC) + Gallic acid (1 × MIC) 1.33 ± 0.58e 0.00 ± 0.00
Ceftiofur (½ × MIC) + Gallic acid (½ × MIC) 3.33 ± 1.15c 2.33 ± 1.53d
  1. MIC: minimum inhibitory concentration. Different superscript letters (a, b, c, d and e) indicate statistical significance (p < 0.05) among different sample groups. Results are interpreted from 3 independent experiments