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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 269161, 9 pages
In Vitro Antibacterial Activity of Essential Oils against Streptococcus pyogenes
1PRES LUNAM, Université d'Angers, Laboratoire de Bactériologie-Virologie, UFR Sciences Pharmaceutiques et Ingénierie de la Santé, 16 boulevard Daviers, 49045 Angers, Cedex 01, France
2PRES LUNAM, Université d'Angers, SFR ICAT 4208, EA 3142 GEIHP, 16 boulevard Daviers, 49045 Angers, Cedex 01, France
3S.A. PRANAROM International, 37 Avenue des Artisans, 7822 Ghislenghien, Belgium
4PRES LUNAM, Université d'Angers, SFR QUASAV 4207, EA 921 SONAS, UFR Sciences Pharmaceutiques et Ingénierie de la Santé, 16 boulevard Daviers, 49045 Angers, Cedex 01, France
Received 23 November 2012; Revised 7 March 2013; Accepted 15 March 2013
Academic Editor: Zhaoxiang Bian
Copyright © 2013 Julien Sfeir et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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