Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Feijoa sellowiana fruit.

  title={Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Feijoa sellowiana fruit.},
  author={Maria Luisa Vuotto and Adriana Basile and V Moscatiello and Pasquale De Sole and R. Castaldo-Cobianchi and E. Laghi and M T Ielpo},
  journal={International journal of antimicrobial agents},
  volume={13 3},
The present study was designed to evaluate the antibacterial and antioxidant activities of an aqueous extract from the tropical Feijoa sellowiana Berg. fruit which is widely used for human food. The extract was tested against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria by a broth dilution test and on human whole blood leukocytes, as well as isolated neutrophils using a chemiluminescence (CL) assay. The extract inhibited bacterial growth; Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterobacter aerogenes and… CONTINUE READING