Anti-biofilm activities of quercetin and tannic acid against Staphylococcus aureus.

@article{Lee2013AntibiofilmAO,
  title={Anti-biofilm activities of quercetin and tannic acid against Staphylococcus aureus.},
  author={Jin-Hyung Lee and Joo-Hyeon Park and Hyun Seob Cho and Sang Woo Joo and Moo Hwan Cho and Jintae Lee},
  journal={Biofouling},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={491-9}
}
Staphylococcus aureus is a leading cause of nosocomial infections because of its resistance to diverse antibiotics. The formation of a biofilm is one of the mechanisms of drug resistance in S. aureus. The anti-biofilm abilities of 498 plant extracts against S. aureus were examined. Seventy-two plant extracts belonging to 59 genera and 38 families were found… CONTINUE READING