Project snapshot: Increasing the value of Australian honey as a health food
Honey has a long history of use to treat digestive ailments and research suggests honey acts as a prebiotic food that favourably changes the balance...
Published: 1 Feb 2005
Author(s): Hornitzky, Michael
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In recent years OTC-resistant strains have emerged in the United States of America, Canada and Argentina. The aim of this study was to; (i) acquire a range of P. l. larvae from around Australia and determine the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of OTC to these isolates, (ii) determine the MIC of OTC to P. l. larvae isolates obtained from imported honey and (iii) compare current OTC sensitivities to the MICs of P. l. larvae isolates collected in the late 1980s. 2005, 12pp, Pub. No. 05/021, $16