Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 3rd, 2003
According to recent research from Brazil, "fourteen extracts from Brazilian traditional medicinal plants used to treat infectious diseases were used to look for potential antimicrobial activity against multiresistant bacteria of medical importance."
"Staphylococcus aureus strains were susceptible to extracts of Punica granatum and Tabebuia avellanedae," T.B. Machado and colleagues at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro found.
"The minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of the total extracts and of additional...
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