Antimicrobial Activities of Lactic Acid Bacteria Strains Isolated from Nile Tilapia Intestine (Oreochromis niloticus)
The intestinal microflora of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fish was studied to isolate and identify lactic acid bacteria as new probiotic. A total of five lactic acid bacteria were isolated from intestine to evaluate with antibacterial properties. These strains were identified by conventional and molecular techniques as: Enterococcus faecium, Leuconostocmesenteroides, Lactobacillus fermentum, Lactobacillus plantarum, Enterococcus durans. Leuc.mesenteroides present more ability to inhibit growth of fish pathogens bacteria and selected as possible probiotic bacteria to use in aquaculture.
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