Additive Effect of MCP in Combination with Cefotaxime Against Staphylococcus aureus.

@article{Dahdouh2017AdditiveEO,
  title={Additive Effect of MCP in Combination with Cefotaxime Against Staphylococcus aureus.},
  author={Elias Dahdouh and Salah El-Khatib and Elias A -H Baydoun and Roula M. Abdel-Massih},
  journal={Medicinal chemistry (Shariqah (United Arab Emirates))},
  year={2017},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={682-688}
}
BACKGROUND Pectin is a heterogeneous polysaccharide present in plants and citrus fruits. It exhibits different beneficial biological activities. Conflicting reports exist about the antimicrobial effect of pectin and its derivatives. OBJECTIVE In this study, we investigate the antimicrobial effect of Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) against Staphylococcus aureus, a pathogen showing increasing rates of antimicrobial resistance worldwide. METHOD Forty-three clinical isolates of S. aureus were… CONTINUE READING