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Table 1 Antimicrobial activity of LAB strains isolated from silage (agar drop diffusion test)

From: Newly isolated lactic acid bacteria from silage targeting biofilms of foodborne pathogens during milk fermentation

LAB species Strain Growth inhibition, mm
Escherichia coli MG1655 (K-12) Klebsiella pneumonia (Clinical isolate) Pseudomonas aeruginosa АТСС 27853 Bacillus cereus (Clinical isolate) Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus ATCC 29213
Lactobacillus plantarum AG1 8.5 ± 2.1 10.0 ± 2.8* 13.0 ± 2.8* 5.5 ± 2.1 9.0 ± 1.4
Lactobacillus fermentum AG8 8.5 ± 2.1 9.5 ± 0.7 13.0 ± 2.8* 6.5 ± 0.7* 9.5 ± 0.7*
Lactobacillus plantarum AG9 8.5 ± 2.1 8.5 ± 2.1 8.0 ± 2.8 6.0 ± 0.3 7.5 ± 2.1
Lactobacillus plantarum AG10 8.0 ± 1.4 11.0 ± 1.4* 11.0 ± 1.4* 6.0 ± 1.4 9.5 ± 0.7*
Lactobacillus plantarum AG15 10.0 ± 0.2* 11.5 ± 0.7* 12.5 ± 3.5* 6.5 ± 0.7* 9.0 ± 0.2
Lactobacillus fermentum AG16 9.0 ± 1.4 13.0 ± 0.2* 12.5 ± 3.5* 7.0 ± 0.2* 9.5 ± 2.1*
Lactobacillus plantarum 8PA3 7.5 ± 1.6 7.9 ± 0.6 9.1 ± 0.4 5.0 ± 0.5 8.0 ± 1.3
  1. * denotes statistically significant difference with probiotic strain L. plantarum 8PA3 (p < 0.05)