Candida albicans, electron microscopy, Aims: Candida albicans is an important opportunistic pathogen, responsible essential oils, metabolic activity inhibition, for the majority of yeast infections in humans. Essential oils, extracted from minimal inhibitory concentration, Satureja montana, Thymus capitatus. aromatic plants, are well-known antimicrobial agents, characterized by a broad spectrum of activities, including antifungal properties. The aim of this work Correspondence was to assess the sensitivity of 30 different vaginal isolated strains of Elisa Bona, Dipartimento di Scienze ed Inno- C. albicans to 12 essential oils, compared to the three main used drugs vazione Tecnologica, Universita del Piemonte (clotrimazole, ﬂuconazole and itraconazole). Orientale, Viale Teresa Michel, 11, 15121 Methods and Results: Thirty strains of C. albicans were isolated from vaginal Alessandria, Italy. TM E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org swab on CHROMagar Candida. The agar disc diffusion method was employed to determine the sensitivity to the essential oils. The antifungal 2016/0562: received 13 May 2016, revised activity of the essential oils and antifungal drugs (clotrimazole, itraconazole 14 July 2016 and accepted 25 August 2016 and ﬂuconazole) were investigated using a microdilution method. Transmission and scanning electron microscopy analyses were performed to doi:10.1111/jam.13282 get a deep inside on cellular damages. Mint, basil, lavender, tea tree oil,
Journal of Applied Microbiology – Wiley
Published: Dec 1, 2016
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