Honey as an Antimicrobial Agent Against Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Isolated from Infected Wounds

@inproceedings{Shenoy2012HoneyAA,
  title={Honey as an Antimicrobial Agent Against Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Isolated from Infected Wounds},
  author={Vishnu Prasad Shenoy and Mamatha Ballal and P G Shivananda and Indira Bairy},
  booktitle={Journal of global infectious diseases},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND As natural products garner attention in the medical field due to emergence of antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria, honey is valued for its antibacterial activity. OBJECTIVE Fifty strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from infected wounds were evaluated for their antibacterial action using honey in comparison with different antibiotics and Dettol. METHODOLOGY AND RESULTS All the strains were found to be sensitive to honey at a minimum inhibitory concentration of 20% in… CONTINUE READING