publication . Article . 2016

Antivirulence effects of pomegranate peel extracts on most common urinary tract infection pathogens in pregnant women

Wafaa Sadeq Al-Wazni; Bashair Sami Hadi;
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  • Published: 08 Jan 2016 Journal: Journal of Contemporary Medical Sciences (issn: 2413-0516, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Nab'a Al-Hayat Foundation for Medical Sciences and Health Care - Press
Abstract
<jats:p>Objective This study includes the investigation of antibacterial and antivirulence activities of three types of pomegranate peel extracts andthen determines the interaction between the extracts and antibiotic in vitro.Methods The ability of most common isolated bacteria from urinary tract infection (UTI) to produce different virulence factors were testedand the effect of plant extracts on virulence factors were determined; in addition the correlation between extracts and antibiotics wereevaluated by using fractional inhibitory concentrations.Results The inhibition zones diameters of the pomegranate peel extracts against most common isolated bacteria (Sta...
Subjects
free text keywords: pomegranate peel extract, antivirulence effect, interaction with antibiotic, Medicine (General), R5-920, Staphylococcus aureus, medicine.disease_cause, medicine, Virulence, Pathogen, Pathogenic bacteria, Escherichia coli, Biofilm, Antibiotics, medicine.drug_class, Bacteria, biology.organism_classification, biology, Microbiology
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