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Articles by N. Hosseini Jazani
Total Records ( 3 ) for N. Hosseini Jazani
  N. Hosseini Jazani , M. Zartoshti and S. Shahabi
  The aim of this study is the evaluation of the antibacterial activity of cumin essential oil on burn isolates of P. aeruginosa. Fifty two burn isolates of P. aeruginosa were obtained from burn wards of two hospitals at Tehran, Iran. The susceptibility of isolates was determined using a broth microdilution method. Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) and Minimum Bactericidal Concentration (MBC) of isolates to cumin essential oil was determined. The susceptibilities of isolates to different antibiotics were tested using agar disk diffusion method. The rates of resistances were determined to antibiotics as follows: Gentamicin 96%, ceftazidime 100%, tobramycin 100%, kanamycin 100%, amikacin 73%, ceftizoxime 100%, piperacillin 94.2%, imipenem 50% and ciprofloxacin 71%. Cumin essential oils possessed antibacterial effect against all isolates of P. aeruginosa, with MIC and MBC values in the range of 0.015 to 0. 25 ml mL-1. These results suggest the potential use of the cumin essential oil for the control of P. aeruginosa infections.
  N. Hosseini Jazani , Sh. Shahabi and A. Abdi Ali
  In this research we evaluated the antibacterial activity of water soluble green tea extracts on 43 hospital isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. A total of 43 strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa were collected from clinical specimens at two hospitals in Tehran, Iran. The susceptibilities of isolates to different antibiotics were tested using agar disk diffusion method. Antibacterial activity of water soluble green tea extract was measured by Minimum Inhibitory Concentrations (MICs) and Minimum Bactericidal Concentrations (MBCs). 35.6% of isolated strains showed resistance to 5 antibiotics or more and 55.8% of all strains were Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR) strains. The average MICs and MBCs of the extract against all strains of Pseudomonas auroginosa were 2.06±1.76 and 2.54±2.22 mg mL-1, respectively.Our study suggests that green tea has significant activity with bactericidal action on multi-drug resistant strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
  N. Hosseini Jazani , Sh. Shahabi , A. Abdi Ali and M. Zartoshti
  In this research we evaluated the antibacterial activity of water soluble green tea extracts on isolates of Acinetobacter. A total of 20 strains were collected from burn wounds at different hospitals in Tehran, Iran. The susceptibilities of isolates to different antibiotics were tested using agar disk diffusion method. Antibacterial activity of water soluble green tea extract was measured by Minimum Bactericidal Concentrations (MBCs). Seventy five percent of isolated strains showed resistance to at least 12 antibiotics or more and all the strains were Multi-drug Resistant (MDR) strains. The average MBCs of the extract against all strains of Acinetobacter were 387.5±127.6 μg mL-1. Present study suggests that green tea has significant bactericidal action on multi-drug resistant strains of Acinetobacter.
 
 
 
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