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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 speciesStrainGrowth inhibition, mm
Escherichia coli MG1655 (K-12)Klebsiella pneumonia (Clinical isolate)Pseudomonas aeruginosa АТСС 27853Bacillus cereus (Clinical isolate)Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus ATCC 29213
Lactobacillus plantarumAG18.5 ± 2.110.0 ± 2.8*13.0 ± 2.8*5.5 ± 2.19.0 ± 1.4
Lactobacillus fermentumAG88.5 ± 2.19.5 ± 0.713.0 ± 2.8*6.5 ± 0.7*9.5 ± 0.7*
Lactobacillus plantarumAG98.5 ± 2.18.5 ± 2.18.0 ± 2.86.0 ± 0.37.5 ± 2.1
Lactobacillus plantarumAG108.0 ± 1.411.0 ± 1.4*11.0 ± 1.4*6.0 ± 1.49.5 ± 0.7*
Lactobacillus plantarumAG1510.0 ± 0.2*11.5 ± 0.7*12.5 ± 3.5*6.5 ± 0.7*9.0 ± 0.2
Lactobacillus fermentumAG169.0 ± 1.413.0 ± 0.2*12.5 ± 3.5*7.0 ± 0.2*9.5 ± 2.1*
Lactobacillus plantarum8PA37.5 ± 1.67.9 ± 0.69.1 ± 0.45.0 ± 0.58.0 ± 1.3
  1. * denotes statistically significant difference with probiotic strain L. plantarum 8PA3 (p < 0.05)