TABLE 2

MICs of diacerein and rhein against 11 uncommon clinical ocular Gram-positive bacterial isolates

IsolatenMIC range or MIC (μg/ml)a by antibacterial agent
DiacereinRheinLevofloxacinAmikacin
Staphylococcus haemolyticus24–164–160.125–0.52–4
Staphylococcus xylosus22–162–160.5–42–2
Staphylococcus hominis18810.25
Staphylococcus capitis1323210.25
Gemella haemolysans11281280.1250.25
Enterococcus durans112812880.125
Streptococcus salivarius11281280.5128
Streptococcus mitis11281282128
Micrococcus luteus11281280.564
  • a All MICs were determined visually. Due to one strain tested for some bacteria, only MIC is presented.