Folia Microbiologica

, Volume 51, Issue 4, pp 278–280 | Cite as

Effect of oregano essential oil on chicken lactobacilli andE. coli

  • K. HorošováEmail author
  • D. Bujňáková
  • V. Kmeť


The effect of the oregano essential oil (EO) on lactobacilli andE. coli isolated from chicken was showed in the series ofin vitro andin vivo experiments. Minimum inhibitory concentrations of amikacin, apramycin, streptomycin, neomycin againstE. coli strains increased after oral application of EO.


Lactobacillus Minimum Inhibitory Concentration Amikacin Carvacrol Enrofloxacin 
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© Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Animal PhysiologySlovak Academy of SciencesKošiceSlovakia

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