Inhibition of the Carpobrotus edulis methanol extract on the growth of phagocytosed multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

M Martins, Diane Ordway, Malthe M. Kristiansen, M Viveiros, Clara Leandro, Joseph Molnar, L Amaral

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Abstract

The Carpobrotus edulis methanol extract, inactive against the methicillin-resistant-Staphylococcus aureus or the multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis, does inhibit the growth of these two bacteria once they are phagocytosed by monocyte derived human macrophages. (C) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)96-99
Number of pages4
JournalFitoterapia
Volume76
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2005

Keywords

  • Carpobrotus edulis
  • Multidrug-resistant bacteria
  • Antimicrobial activity
  • CLINICAL CONCENTRATIONS

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