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Table 1 MICs of bergamot juice (% v/v) and reference antibiotics (amoxicillin, clarithromycin and metronidazole expressed as μg/ml) against ATCC strains and 32 clinical isolates of H. pylori

From: In vitro effect of bergamot (Citrus bergamia) juice against cagA-positive and-negative clinical isolates of Helicobacter pylori

  ATCC CI
Compound 43504 49503 MIC50 MIC90 MIC range
BJ 2.5 5.0 2.5 5.0 0.625-5.0
AMX 0.0312 0.0156 0.0312 0.0625 0.0156-0.125
CLA 0.0625 0.0312 0.0625 0.125 0.0312-0.125
MTZ 64.0 8.0 2.0 4.0 1.0-16.0
  1. MICs minimal inhibitory concentrations, BJ bergamot juice, AMX amoxicillin, CLA clarithromycin, MTZ metronidazole, CI clinical isolates of H. pylori