Abstract Title:

In vitro susceptibilities of Shigella flexneri and Streptococcus pyogenes to inner gel of Aloe barbadensis Miller.

Abstract Source:

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2003 Mar;47(3):1137-9. PMID: 12604556

Abstract Author(s):

Valerie A Ferro, Fiona Bradbury, Pamela Cameron, Eisin Shakir, Sabita R Rahman, William H Stimson

Article Affiliation:

Department of Immunology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G4 ONR, United Kingdom. v.a.ferro@strath.ac.uk


Aloe barbadensis Miller (or Aloe vera) has widespread use in health products, and despite numerous reports on the whole plant, little work has been performed on the inner gel, which has been used extensively in these products. This report describes the in vitro susceptibilities of two bacteria to this component.

Study Type : In Vitro Study

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