publication . Article . 2015

Antibacterial Effects of Origanum vulgare Essence Against Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Isolated From Selected Hospitals of Tehran, Iran

Ferdoes Amiri Dastjerdi; Abbas Bahador; Hossein Saghi; Hossein Saghi; Davoud Esmaeili; Ramazanali Ataee Kachoei; Azad Khaledi;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2015 Journal: Avicenna Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infection, volume 2, pages 22,982-22,982 (issn: 2383-0298, eissn: 2383-0301, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Maad Rayan Publishing Company
Abstract
Background Infection due to Acinetobacter baumannii has become a significant challenge to modern healthcare systems. The rapid emergence and global dissemination of A. baumannii as a major nosocomial pathogen is remarkable and it demonstrates its successful adaptation to the 21st century hospital environment. Recent studies have discussed about essential oil of Origanum vulgare against a range of bacteria, including various species of Staphylococcus, Pseudomonas, Bacillus and Escherichia coli. Objectives The present study aimed to investigate the inhibitory effects O. vulgare essence against multidrug-resistant (MDR) strains of A. baumannii from selected hospita...
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free text keywords: Infectious and parasitic diseases, RC109-216, Piperitone, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Medicine, business.industry, business, Traditional medicine, Pulegone, Essential oil, law.invention, law, Carvacrol, Antimicrobial, Origanum, biology.organism_classification, biology, Microbiology, Minimum inhibitory concentration, Acinetobacter baumannii
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