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Table 3 Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) values of stingless honey, Apis mellifera white honey and Apis mellifera yellow honey against drug susceptible ( Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 25923) and Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922)) and resistant clinical isolate ( Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Klebsiella pneumoniae (R), and Escherichia coli (R)) at 50% (v/v) concentration

From: Antibacterial effects of Apis mellifera and stingless bees honeys on susceptible and resistant strains of Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia

MIC(%) of the different bactericidal agents against the test organisms
Test organisms Stingless honey bees honey Apis mellifera white honey Apis mellifera yellow honey
E.coli(S) 6.25 6.25 6.25
S. aureu(S) 6.25 6.25 6.25
E.coli(R) 6.25 12.25 12.25
K. pn (R) 6.25 12.25 12.25
S. au(R) 12.25 12.25 12.25
% at 6.25 80% 40% 40%
% at 12.5 20% 60% 60%