Table 2

Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) and minimum bactericidal concentration (MBC) of Ulmo, manuka and laboratory synthesised honey necessary to inhibit 100% of the microbial growth in vitro expressed in % v/v solution (n = 3).

Isolate

Ulmo

Manuka

Laboratory


MIC

MBC

MIC

MBC

MIC & MBC


MRSA ATCC 43300

6.3

6.3

12.5

12.5

50

MRSA 0791*

3.1

3.1

12.5

12.5

50

MRSA 28965*

6.3

6.3

12.5

12.5

50

MRSA 01322 *

3.1

6.3

12.5

12.5

50

MRSA 0745*

3.1

6.3

12.5

12.5

50

P. aeruginosa ATCC 27853

12.5

12.5

12.5

12.5

50

E. coli ATCC 35218

12.5

12.5

12.5

12.5

50


* Clinical isolates

Values are modal values and expressed as a percentage of undiluted honey.

Sherlock et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2010 10:47   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-10-47

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