Gentian violet and ferric ammonium citrate disrupt Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE/HYPOTHESIS Bacterial biofilms are resistant to antibiotics and may contribute to persistent infections including chronic otitis media and cholesteatoma. Discovery of substances to disrupt biofilms is necessary to treat these chronic infections. Gentian violet (GV) and ferric ammonium citrate (FAC) were tested against Pseudomonas aeruginosa… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MLG.0b013e3181826e24

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