Evaluation of antibacterial effects of Zataria multiflora Boiss extracts against ESBL-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae strains

@inproceedings{Dadashi2016EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of antibacterial effects of Zataria multiflora Boiss extracts against ESBL-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae strains},
  author={Masoud Dadashi and Ali Reza Hashemi and Gita Eslami and Fatemeh Fallah and Hossein Goudarzi and Soroor Erfanimanesh and Arezou Taherpour},
  booktitle={Avicenna journal of phytomedicine},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE There are few therapeutic options for treatment of multidrug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates as a hospital infectious agent (nosocomial infection). The aim of this study was to evaluate the antibacterial activity of Zataria multiflora Boiss extracts against ESBL-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae strains. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was conducted on 100 K. pneumoniae isolates from two hospitals in Tehran, Iran. Antibiotic susceptibility tests were performed by Kirby-Bauer… CONTINUE READING