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Table 2 Sensitivity of C . difficile strains to Manuka honey by agar diffusion

From: Antibacterial effect of Manuka honey on Clostridium difficile

Day Honey concentration (% v/v) Mean zone of inhibition (mm) ± SD
Strain A (ATCC 9689) Strain B Strain C
1-7 0 0 0 0
1-7 10 0 0 0
1-7 20 0 0 0
1 30 0 9.1 ± 0.12 0
2 30 8.4 ± 0.11 9.3 ± 0.29 0
1 40 9.5 ± 0.31 10.2 ± 0.33 10.2 ± 0.27
2 40 10.2 ± 0.4 10.4 ± 0.20 10.2 ± 0.24
1 50 13.6 ± 0.78 13.9 ± 0.32 14.0 ± 0.24
2 50 14.3 ± 0.50 14.5 ± 0.22 14.2 ± 0.23
3 50 13.9 ± 0.50 14.0 ± 0.28 13.9 ± 0.26
4 50 14.2 ± 0.63 14.1 ± 0.42 14.2 ± 0.28
7 50 14.5 ± 0.52 14.5 ± 0.41 14.7 ± 0.45
  1. ± SD (standard deviation).