- Buckwheat, Blueberry Honeys Most Active Against Wound Bacteria Evaluation of Efficacy of Canadian Honeys Against Wound-Infecting Bacteria in vitroMessage 1 of 1 , Jan 1, 2009View Source
Buckwheat, Blueberry Honeys Most Active Against Wound Bacteria
Evaluation of Efficacy of Canadian Honeys Against Wound-Infecting Bacteria in vitro
[Note: The results of this study were presented at the recent convention of the Ontario Beekeepers' Association in Niagara Falls, Canada.]
Authors: Katrina Brudzynski, Robert Lanningan
Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
Honeys possessing antibacterial activity have been demonstrated to be useful as an adjunct topical treatment of infected wounds and burns. Canadian honeys have been shown to posses antibacterial activity against two standard bacterial species, Gram-negative Escherichia coli (ATCC 14948) and Gram-positive Bacillus subtilis (ATCC 6633), however their activity against wound-infecting bacteria have not been adequately investigated yet.
Purpose: To evaluate the susceptibility of seven clinical isolates from infected wounds to Canadian honeys in vitro...