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Table 2 Lactic acid production by L. casei Shirota and minimum inhibitory concentrations of lactic acid

From: Inhibitory effects of Lactobacillus casei Shirota against both Candida auris and Candida spp. isolates that cause vulvovaginal candidiasis and are resistant to antifungals

  Lactic acid production (mg/mL) MIC
Monocultures (Candida spp.) Cocultures (+ L. casei) Lactic acid (mg/mL)
YM (NC) 0 0 NA
MRS (NC) 0 0 NA
YM + MRS (NC) 0 0 NA
Lactobacillus casei (PC) 10.34 NA NA
Candida albicans 0.020 7.07 2.5
Candida glabrata 0.019 6.51 2.5
Candida tropicalis 0.021 7.58 2.5
Candida norvegensis 0.025 8.22 2.5
Candida krusei 0.019 7.80 2.5
Candida parapsilosis 0.023 8.14 5.0
Candida auris 0.021 8.24 2.5
  1. YM (NC): YM medium uncultivated/negative control, MRS (NC): MRS medium uncultivated/negative control, YM + MRS (NC): Mixed YM and MRS media uncultivated/negative control, PC: Positive control, NA: Not applicable