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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).

From: Comparison of the antimicrobial activity of Ulmo honey from Chile and Manuka honey against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

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
  1. * Clinical isolates
  2. Values are modal values and expressed as a percentage of undiluted honey.