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Essential oils: their antibacterial properties and potential applications in foods--a review.
  • S. Burt
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal of food microbiology
  • 1 August 2004
In vitro studies have demonstrated antibacterial activity of essential oils (EOs) against Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella typhimurium, Escherichia coli O157:H7, Shigella dysenteria, BacillusExpand
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Antibacterial activity of selected plant essential oils against Escherichia coli O157:H7
Aims: To quantify the antibacterial properties of five essential oils (EO) on a non‐toxigenic strain of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in the presence and absence of a stabilizer and an emulsifier and atExpand
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Synergy between essential oil components and antibiotics: a review
Abstract With the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the lack of new antibiotics being brought onto the market, alternative strategies need to be found to cope with infections resultingExpand
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Carvacrol Induces Heat Shock Protein 60 and Inhibits Synthesis of Flagellin in Escherichia coli O157:H7
ABSTRACT The essential oils of oregano and thyme are active against a number of food-borne pathogens, such as Escherichia coli O157:H7. Carvacrol is one of the major antibacterial components of theseExpand
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Increase in activity of essential oil components carvacrol and thymol against Escherichia coli O157:H7 by addition of food stabilizers.
The major components of oregano and thyme essential oils that had previously been shown to inhibit Escherichia coli O157:H7 were determined by high-performance liquid chromatography with UV detectionExpand
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Impact on human health of Salmonella spp. on pork in The Netherlands and the anticipated effects of some currently proposed control strategies.
The impact on human health of Salmonella spp. on pork in The Netherlands is described. Subsequently, the effects of some currently proposed control strategies in the Dutch pork production chain areExpand
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Structural requirements for the antimicrobial activity of carvacrol.
Carvacrol is a component of several essential oils and has been shown to exert antimicrobial activity. The structural requirements for the activity of carvacrol were determined by comparison toExpand
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The Natural Antimicrobial Carvacrol Inhibits Quorum Sensing in Chromobacterium violaceum and Reduces Bacterial Biofilm Formation at Sub-Lethal Concentrations
The formation of biofilm by bacteria confers resistance to biocides and presents problems in medical and veterinary clinical settings. Here we report the effect of carvacrol, one of the majorExpand
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Vermin on pig farms are vectors for Clostridium difficile PCR ribotypes 078 and 045.
Clostridium difficile is a gram positive, spore forming, toxin producing, anaerobic bacteria and an opportunistic pathogen for Man and many animal species, causing diarrhea in young piglets. PigletsExpand
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Inhibition of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis on agar and raw chicken by carvacrol vapour.
Carvacrol is known to inhibit a number of food borne pathogens. The activity of carvacrol vapour was evaluated against S. enterica serotype Enteritidis on tryptone soya agar and on pieces of rawExpand
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