Author(s): Kavanaugh NL, Ribbeck K
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Abstract Biofilms are difficult to eliminate with standard antimicrobial treatments due to their high antibiotic resistance relative to free-living cells. Here, we show that selected antimicrobial essential oils can eradicate bacteria within biofilms with higher efficiency than certain important antibiotics, making them interesting candidates for the treatment of biofilms.
This article was published in Appl Environ Microbiol
and referenced in Pharmaceutica Analytica Acta