Synergic interaction between pomegranate extract and antibiotics against Staphylococcus aureus.

@article{Braga2005SynergicIB,
  title={Synergic interaction between pomegranate extract and antibiotics against Staphylococcus aureus.},
  author={L{\'i}gia Carolina Moreira Braga and Ana A M Leite and Karem Guimar{\~a}es Xavier and Jacqueline Aparecida Takahashi and Marcelo Porto Bemquerer and Edmar Chartone-Souza and Andr{\'e}a Maria Amaral Nascimento},
  journal={Canadian journal of microbiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={51 7},
  pages={541-7}
}
We evaluated the interaction between Punica granatum (pomegranate) methanolic extract (PGME) and antibiotics against 30 clinical isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA). Susceptibility testing of the isolates to PGME and antibiotics was performed by the broth dilution method. Synergic activity was detected between PGME and the 5 antibiotics tested, chloramphenicol, gentamicin, ampicillin, tetracycline, and oxacillin… CONTINUE READING