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Table 1 Bacteria isolated and colony count from burn wounds treated with tualang honey and silver-based dressing

From: Antibacterial properties of tualang honey and its effect in burn wound management: a comparative study

Sample Treatment Days Microorganisms CFU/ml
1 Aquacel plain 0 NG  
  Aquacel-tualang honey 3 E. cloacae  
   6 E. cloacae 0.97×101
   6+ NS  
2 Aquacel plain 0 NG  
  Aquacel-tualang honey 3 S. aureus & Streptococcus spp. 3.3 × 103
   6 Streptococcus spp. 3.3 × 103
   6+ S. aureus &
Streptococcus spp.
2.4 × 105
3 Aquacel plain 0 NG  
  Aquacel-tualang honey 3 K. pneumoniae &
S. aureus
5.3×104
   6 NS  
   6+ NS  
4 Aquacel plain 0 NG  
  Aquacel-tualang honey 3 S. aureus &
CONS
2.0 × 101
   6 NS  
   6+   
5 Aquacel plain 0 NG  
  Aquacel-tualang honey 3 CONS 1.6×102
   6 K. pneumoniae 5.9×105
   6+ CONS, K. pneumoniae &
Pseudomonas spp.
9.3×103
6   0 CONS & S. aureus 5.9×101
  Silver 3 CONS & S. aureus 2.3×102
   6 NG  
   6+ NS  
7   0 NG  
  Silver 3 NG  
   6 NS  
   6+ NS  
8 Aquacel plain 0 NG  
  Aquacel-tualang honey 3 NG  
   6 NS  
   6+ NS  
9 Aquacel plain 0 NG  
  Aquacel-tualang honey 3 CONS &
Acinetobacter spp.
2.0 × 103
   6 NS  
   6+ NS  
10 Aquacel plain 0 NG  
  Aquacel-tualang honey 3 Pseudomonas spp.
Acinetobacter spp.
3.8 × 102
   6 Pseudomonas spp.
Acinetobacter spp.
6.8 × 105
   6+ NS  
  1. CONS - coagulase-negative S. aureus, NG - no growth, NS - no sample