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Table 5 Antimicrobial susceptibility test

From: Propolis - based chitosan varnish: drug delivery, controlled release and antimicrobial activity against oral pathogen bacteria

Microorganisms Antimicrobial susceptibility test
  MIC (μg/mL) MBC (μg/mL)
PCV 15% CHV EPE CHX PCV 15% CHV EPE CHX
S. mutans 4,687 25.4 15.3 17.8 9,375 25.4 15.3 17.8
S. sanguinis 5,850 25.4 15.3 17.8 11,710 25.4 15.3 17.8
S. salivarius 4,687 25.4 15.3 17.8 4,687 25.4 15.3 17.8
L. casei 4,687 25.4 15.3 17.8 4,687 25.4 15.3 17.8
  1. Abbreviations: PCV propolis-based chitosan varnish, CHV chitosan varnish, EPE ethanol propolis extract, CHX chlorhexidine 0.12%.
  2. Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) and Minimum Bactericidal Concentration (MBC) of propolis-based chitosan varnish against oral cariogenic bacteria. Planktonic Microtitulation plates test.