Assessing the antibiotic potential of essential oils against Haemophilus ducreyi


BACKGROUND Haemophilus ducreyi is the bacterium responsible for the genital ulcer disease chancroid, a cofactor for the transmission of HIV, and it is resistant to many antibiotics. With the goal of exploring possible alternative treatments, we tested essential oils (EOs) for their efficacy as antimicrobial agents against H. ducreyi. METHODS We determine… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-14-172


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