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Year : 1998  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 115--117

Inhibition of bacteria isolated from human sources by dahi filtrates

SY Shin, E Mathai, TJ John 
 Dept of Microbiology, Christian Medical College, Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632 004, India

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SY Shin
Dept of Microbiology, Christian Medical College, Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632 004
India

ABSTRACT: Dahi is an integral part of Indian diet. Antibacterial activity of dahi was tested using 12 bacterial isolates. Filtrates of dahi inhibited all intestinal pathogens tested, maximum inhibitory effect was seen on cholera vibrios. pH of the Dahi influenced the killing effect. However, this not the only mechanism for antibacterial activity of dahi.

How to cite this article:
Shin S, Mathai E, John T. Inhibition of bacteria isolated from human sources by dahi filtrates.Indian J Med Microbiol 1998;16:115-117

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Shin S, Mathai E, John T. Inhibition of bacteria isolated from human sources by dahi filtrates. Indian J Med Microbiol [serial online] 1998 [cited 2020 Aug 3 ];16:115-117
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