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Antibacterial activity of medicinal plants against multidrug-resistant bacteria.

@article{Saraiva2012AntibacterialAO,
  title={Antibacterial activity of medicinal plants against multidrug-resistant bacteria.},
  author={R. M. C. Saraiva and E. S. Borges and F. Ferreira and D. Brand{\~a}o and A. B. R. Vieira and J. M. S. Vieira},
  journal={International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={4841-4847}
}
The main cause of increasing of infectious diseases cases is due to multidrugresistant microorganisms emergence, particularly Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus, responsible for most of hospital-acquired infections and millions deaths related. Despite development of new antibiotics, control of these microorganisms is not always successful. Several plant extracts have demonstrated antimicrobial effects and may be used as an alternative therapy for these infections. Aiming to… Expand

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