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Table 1 Antibacterial activity of VRV-PL-VIIIa and standard antibiotics

From: Antibacterial potential of a basic phospholipase A2 (VRV-PL-VIIIa) from Daboia russelii pulchella (Russell’s viper) venom

Microorganisms Diameter of inhibition zone (mm)
  VRV-PL-VIIIa Ga Cpa Sma
Gram-positive     
Staphylococcus aureus 32 ± 1 18 ± 1 23 ± 2 26 ± 2
Bacillus subtilis 27 ± 4 18 ± 2 19 ± 2 28 ± 3
Gram-negative     
Escherichia coli 21 ± 2 18 ± 2 18 ± 2 21 ± 2
Salmonella typhi 16 ± 1 17 ± 2 18 ± 1 18 ± 1
Vibrio cholerae 16 ± 3 16 ± 2 19 ± 2 19 ± 2
Klebsiella pneumoniae 22 ± 2 18 ± 2 18 ± 1 21 ± 3
Salmonella paratyphi 21 ± 6 19 ± 2 18 ± 2 20 ± 2
  1. The results are mean ± SD (n = 6)
  2. Standard antibioticsa G gentamicin, Cp chloramphenicol, Sm streptomycin