THE BACTERICIDAL ACTIVITY OF TEA AGAINST CAMPYLOBACTER-JEJUNI AND CAMPYLOBACTER-COLI


DIKER K., AKAN M., HASCELIK G., YURDAKOK M.

LETTERS IN APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY, vol.12, no.2, pp.34-35, 1991 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1991
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1472-765x.1991.tb00496.x
  • Title of Journal : LETTERS IN APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.34-35

Abstract

Extracts of black and green tea inhibited the growth of clinical isolates of Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli. Tea extracts killed C. jejuni and C. coli within 4 h. Heat treatment of extracts did not affect inhibitory or bactericidal activity.