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TitleAntimicrobial activity of phenolic extracts of Eucalyptus globulus and Juglans regia against dairy industry pathogens
Author(s)Gomes, Fernanda Isabel
Rodrigues, M. Elisa
Martins, Natália
Ferreira, Isabel
Henriques, Mariana
Issue date6-Jul-2017
CitationGomes, Fernanda Isabel; Rodrigues, M. Elisa; Martins, Natália; Ferreira, Isabel; Henriques, Mariana, Antimicrobial activity of phenolic extracts of Eucalyptus globulus and Juglans regia against dairy industry pathogens. Book of Abstracts of CEB Annual Meeting 2017. Braga, 6 July, 58, 2017. ISBN: 978-989-97478-8-3
Abstract(s)[Excerpt] Bovine mastitis (BM) is the most expensive pathology for dairy industry and Staphylococcus aureus is amongst the most prevalent causative agents of this disease. Nowadays, it is known that S. aureus contaminated milk can enter the dairy production chain and be the origin of food contamination. Due to the poor efficacy of antibiotics and to the ability to form biofilms evidenced by this pathogen, BM has become increasingly difficult to control and to eradicate. Phenolic plant extracts are nowadays being evaluated since they are a rich source of bioactive molecules. Thus, in this work the antimicrobial activity of E. globulus and J. regia alone and in combination against S. aureus BM isolates was evaluated and compared with penicillin G (Pen G), an antibiotic commonly used in the treatment of this pathology. The evaluation of the cytotoxic potential of both extracts was also performed. [...]
TypeAbstract
DescriptionBook of Abstracts of CEB Annual Meeting 2017
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/54965
ISBN978-989-97478-8-3
Publisher versionhttps://www.ceb.uminho.pt/Events/Details/3180
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:CEB - Resumos em Livros de Atas / Abstracts in Proceedings

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