Issue 2

Journal for Veterinary Medicine, Biotechnology and Biosafety

Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018, Pages 5–9

ISSN 2411-3174 (print version) ISSN 2411-0388 (online version)


Vygovska L. M.

Ukrainian Laboratory of Quality and Safety of Agricultural Products of the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine, e-mail:

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Citation for print version: Vygovska, L. M. (2018) ‘Determination of antibiotic susceptibility of Listeria spp.’, Journal for Veterinary Medicine, Biotechnology and Biosafety, 4(2), pp. 5–9.

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Citation for online version: Vygovska, L. M. (2018) ‘Determination of antibiotic susceptibility of Listeria spp.’, Journal for Veterinary Medicine, Biotechnology and Biosafety. [Online] 4(2), pp. 5–9. Available at:

Summary. The aim of the research is studying of Listeria spp. sensitivity to antibiotics. The article presents the results of the sensitivity studying of species L. monocytogenes, L. ivanovii, L. seeligeri to penicillins, cephalosporins, carbopenems, aminoglycosides, macrolides, linzosides, tetracyclines, quinolones, nitrofurans, chloramphenicol, vancomycin, polymyxine, and rifampicin. The study and interpretation of the results were conducted using the disc-diffusion method according to European Committee for the Evaluation of Antimicrobial Susceptibility (EUCAST) methodology and guidelines ‘Determination of the Sensitivity of Microorganisms to Antibacterial Drugs’ in accordance with the Decree No. 167 of the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine from 05.04.2007. As a result of the conducted researches, the sensitivity features of the studied bacteria species L. monocytogenes, L. ivanovii, L  seeligeri to antibiotics were established.

Keywords: Listeria spp., strains, antibiotics, sensitivity, resistance


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