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Antimicrobial Activity of Penicillin G and N-acetylcystein on Planktonic and Sessile Cells of Streptococcus suis

Published Online: 15 Mar 2016
Volume & Issue: Volume 65 (2016) - Issue 1 (March 2016)
Page range: 105 - 109
Received: 24 Feb 2015
Accepted: 05 Oct 2015
Journal Details
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2544-4646
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4 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the capacity of Streptococcus suis strains to form biofilms and to evaluate the antimicrobial activity of Penicillin G and N-acetylcystein (NAC) on both S. suis sessile and planktonic forms. Only non-typeable isolates of S. suis were correlated with a greater biofilm formation capacity. The MCI of Penicillin G and NAC required for inhibiting biofilm growth were higher than the required concentration for inhibiting planktonic growth. The combinations of NAC and Penicillin G showed a strong synergistic activity that inhibited biofilm formation and disrupted the pre-formed biofilm of S. suis.

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