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Table 4 Antagonistic activity of L. delbrueckii DSM 20074 and L. plantarum MB 456 cell suspensions (106 CFU/ml) against coliforms isolated from colicky infants

From: Antagonistic effect of Lactobacillusstrains against gas-producing coliforms isolated from colicky infants

Coliform strains Average diameter of the inhibition halo in mm (average ± SD)
  L. delbrueckiiDSM 20074 L. plantarumMB 456
E. coli CG 15b 10.23 ± 1.29 8.33 ± 0.89
K. oxytoca GC Y 9.75 ± 1.06 7.75 ± 0.76
K. pneumoniae CG 23a 9.83 ± 1.04 9.83 ± 0.64
E. faecalis GC W 10.16 ± 0.76 8.16 ± 0.56
E. aerogenes GC K 10.25 ± 0.65 7.25 ± 0.25
E. cloacae CG 6a 10.25 ± 0.35 7.05 ± 0.35
  1. It has been expressed as average diameter of inhibition halos obtained on LB agar plates inoculated with each of the selected coliform strains