The effect of fennel essential oil and trans-anethole on antibacterial activity of mupirocin against Staphylococcus aureus isolated from asymptomatic carriers

  title={The effect of fennel essential oil and trans-anethole on antibacterial activity of mupirocin against Staphylococcus aureus isolated from asymptomatic carriers},
  author={Paweł Kwiatkowski and Agata Pruss and Helena Masiuk and Magdalena Mnichowska-Polanowska and Maciej Kaczmarek and Stefania Giedrys-Kalemba and Barbara Dołęgowska and hANNA zIELIńSKA-BLIźNIEWSKA and Jurek Olszewski and Monika Sienkiewicz},
  journal={Advances in Dermatology and Allergology/Postȩpy Dermatologii i Alergologii},
  pages={308 - 314}
Introduction Staphylococcus aureus constitutes the most pathogenic species within the staphylococcal genus. Humans remain the major reservoirs of this pathogen which colonizes mostly anterior nares of healthy individuals. Aim To investigate the effect of fennel essential oil (FEO) and trans-anethole (tA) on antibacterial activity of mupirocin (MUP) against S. aureus strains isolated from asymptomatic carriers. Material and methods The content of the FEO was analysed with use of the GC-MS method… Expand
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