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Identification and quantification of the antimicrobial components of a citrus essential oil vapor
(Natural Products Inc., 2012)
Characterisation and screening of antimicrobial essential oil components against clinically important antibiotic-resistant bacteria using thin layer chromatography-direct bioautography hyphenated with GC-MS, LC-MS and NMR.
Introduction: The antimicrobial activity of many Essential Oils (EOs) is well established, indicating that EOs may be a source of compounds for antimicrobial drug development. Thin Layer Chromatography-Direct Bioautography ...
Domestic laundering of nurses uniforms: what are the risks
(Nursing Times, 2018-02)
With rises in healthcare-acquired infections (HCAIs) and antibiotic resistance, understanding transmission routes of bacteria is paramount. One possible route is nurses’ uniforms, which they wash at home. A study found ...
Synchronous application of antibiotics and essential oils: dual mechanisms of action as a potential solution to antibiotic resistance
(Taylor and Francis, 2018-01-10)
Antibiotic resistance has increased dramatically in recent years, yet the antibiotic pipeline has stalled. New therapies are therefore needed to continue treating antibiotic resistant infections. One potential strategy ...
Antimicrobial Textiles for Medical Environments
(Woodhead Publishing, 2016)
A Germ’s Journey- Gujarati Edition
(Medina Publishing Ltd, 2018-12)
Antimicrobial Activity of Ternary Essential Oil Mixtures in Topical Cosmetic Preparations Against Acne Vulgaris-Associated Bacteria.
(Phytochemical Society of Europe, 2017)
Acne vulgaris is a chronic skin condition associated with overgrowth of Propionibacterium acnes and Staphylococcus epidermidis. Antibiotics are commonly prescribed to control acne; however, resistance has emerged, indicating ...
From Ward to Washer: The Survival of Clostridium difficile spores on Hospital Bedsheets through a Commercial UK NHS Healthcare Laundry Process
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-10-16)
Objective: to quantify the survival of Clostridium difficile spores on hospital bedsheets through the UK NHS healthcare laundry process (Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) 01-04) in vitro and from C. difficile patient’s ...