Table 2.

The Inhibition Zones (in mm) for Gentian Violet, Safranin, and Control (Iodine) Dyes in All 20 Samples.

Bacteria Gentian Violet Safranin Iodine
Staphylococcus aureus 25 20 17
Staphylococcus aureus 23 17 12
Staphylococcus aureus 21 20 13
Staphylococcus aureus 22 18 12
Staphylococcus aureus 23 17 15
Staphylococcus aureus 25 18 17
Staphylococcus aureus 21 18 11
Staphylococcus aureus 25 17 17
Staphylococcus aureus 29 21 15
Staphylococcus aureus 28 22 11
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 26 0 26
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 16 0 22
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 16 0 26
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 19 0 20
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 27 18 18
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 28 0 24
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 21 18 19
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 22 0 20
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 15 0 17
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 23 0 22

Inhibition zones: Weak <10 mm; moderate 10–13 mm; strong >13 mm.

RMMJ Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2022; 13(3): e0018. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2022 July 31. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10475.