Optimal Concentration of Organic Solvents to be Used in the Broth Microdilution Method to Determine the Antimicrobial Activity of Natural Products Against Paenibacillus Larvae

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Cugnata, Noelia Melina; Guaspari, Elisa; Pellegrini, María Celeste; Fuselli, Sandra Rosa; Alonso Salces, Rosa Maria;
  • Publisher: Sciendo
  • Journal: Journal of Apicultural Science (issn: 2299-4831)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1515/jas-2017-0004
  • Subject: American foulbrood | broth microdilution | Ciencias Biológicas | Otras Ciencias Biológicas | natural product | QL1-991 | Paenibacillus larvae | antimicrobial activity | organic solvent | Zoology | CIENCIAS NATURALES Y EXACTAS

American Foulbrood (AFB) is a bacterial disease, caused by Paenibacillus larvae, that affects honeybees (Apis mellifera). Alternative strategies to control AFB are based on the treatment of the beehives with antimicrobial natural substances such as extracts, essential o... View more