Herbal therapy associated with antibiotic therapy: potentiation of the antibiotic activity against methicillin – resistant Staphylococcus aureus by Turnera ulmifolia L

@article{Coutinho2009HerbalTA,
  title={Herbal therapy associated with antibiotic therapy: potentiation of the antibiotic activity against methicillin – resistant Staphylococcus aureus by Turnera ulmifolia L},
  author={Henrique Douglas Melo Coutinho and Jos{\'e} G. M. Costa and Edeltrudes de Oliveira Lima and Vivyanne dos Santos Falc{\~a}o-Silva and Jos{\'e} Pinto Siqueira},
  journal={BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={13 - 13}
}
BACKGROUND Staphylococcus genus is widely spread in nature being part of the indigenous microbiota of skin and mucosa of animal and birds. Some Staphylococcus species are frequently recognized as etiological agents of many animal and human opportunistic infections This is the first report testing the antibiotic resistance-modifying activity of Turnera ulmifolia against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus--MRSA strain. METHODS In this study an ethanol extract of Turnera ulmifolia L… CONTINUE READING
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