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Table 1 Minimum inhibitory concentrations (%) of different honeys towards standard strains of oral micro-organisms

From: Antimicrobial activity of two South African honeys produced from indigenous Leucospermum cordifolium and Erica species on selected micro-organisms

Organisms E. cladocalyx(Bluegum) Erica species(Fynbos) L. cordifolium(Pincushion) L. scoparium(Manuka) Carbohydrate control Phenol control
S. mutans (10449) 25 25 25 25 50 <2.5
S. salivarius (8618) 25 50 25 25 50 <2.5
S. sanguis (7864) 25 25 25 25 25 <2.5
S. anginosus (10708) 17 17 17 17 25 <2.5
S. gordonii (3165) 25 25 25 25 25 <2.5
S. oralis (11427) 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 25 <2.5
S. sobrinus (10921) 25 25 25 25 25 <2.5
C. albicans (3118) 50 50 50 50 50 <2.5
E. coli (9001) 25 50 25 25 50 <2.5
S. aureus (8530) 25 25 25 25 25 <2.5
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