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Antimicrobial Activity of some Honey Samples against Pathogenic Bacteria

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The aim of the present research work to investigate antimicrobial activity of some honey samples six winter honeys six summer honeys collected from different regions of Western Ghats. The microbes used in this study are Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Proteus mirabilis. Antibacterial activity of the honeys was assayed using the Disc diffusion method. Noticeable variations in the antibacterial activity of the different honey samples were observed. Among the microbes Staphylococcus aureus is the most sensitive against all honey samples shows the maximum inhibitor zone compare to summer honeys.


International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 34)
S. Mahendran and D. Kumarasamy, "Antimicrobial Activity of some Honey Samples against Pathogenic Bacteria", International Letters of Natural Sciences, Vol. 34, pp. 15-20, 2015
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February 2015

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