Effect of subinihibitory and inhibitory concentrations of Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng essential oil on Klebsiella pneumoniae.

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We evaluated the antimicrobial activity and some mechanisms used by subinhibitory and inhibitory concentrations of the essential oil, obtained from leaves of Plectranthus amboinicus, against a standard strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae and 5 multiresistant clinical isolates of the bacteria. The minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC) and minimal bactericidal… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.phymed.2012.05.013

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@article{Gonalves2012EffectOS, title={Effect of subinihibitory and inhibitory concentrations of Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng essential oil on Klebsiella pneumoniae.}, author={Thially Braga Gonçalves and Milena Aguiar Braga and Francisco F{\'a}bio Martins de Oliveira and Gilvandete Maria Pinheiro Santiago and Cibele B. M. Carvalho and Paula Brito e Cabral and Thiago de Melo Santiago and Jeanlex S. de Sousa and Eduardo Bed{\^e} Barros and Ronaldo Ferreira do Nascimento and Aparecida T Nagao-Dias}, journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology}, year={2012}, volume={19 11}, pages={962-8} }