Protective effect of clove oil-supplemented fish diets on experimental Lactococcus garvieae infection in tilapia.

@article{Rattanachaikunsopon2009ProtectiveEO,
  title={Protective effect of clove oil-supplemented fish diets on experimental Lactococcus garvieae infection in tilapia.},
  author={Pongsak Rattanachaikunsopon and Parichat Phumkhachorn},
  journal={Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 9},
  pages={2085-9}
}
The essential oils extracted from the four herbs, cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum), clove (Syzygium aromaticum), ginger (Zingiber officinale) and holy basil (Ocimum sanctum), were investigated for their antimicrobial activity and mode of action against Lactococcus garvieae, a fish pathogenic bacteria causing lactococcosis. Of all the tested oils, clove oil had the strongest inhibitory effect and exhibited a bactericidal mode of action against the pathogenic bacterium. When an intraperitoneal… CONTINUE READING

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