Antimicrobial action of the hydroethanolic extract of Spondias mombin L. against oral bacteria of the genus Streptococcus




Streptococcus; Phytotherapy; Chlorhexidine; Bactericidal agent.


Objetivo: O objetivo do presente estudo foi avaliar in vitro a atividade antimicrobiana do extrato hidroetanólico da folha de Spondias mombin (S. mombin L.) sobre bactérias do gênero Streptococcus: S. mutans, S. mitis, S. oralis, S. sanguinis e S. salivarius, comparando-a à atividade antimicrobiana da solução de digluconato de clorexidina 0,12% sobre essas mesmas bactérias. Metodologia: Foram realizados os testes in vitro de Determinação da Concentração Inibitória Mínima, Determinação da Concentração Inibitória Mínima de Aderência e Análise da Cinética Bactericida. Resultados: Para o Streptococcus mutans, o grupo controle foi estatisticamente superior (p<0,05) ao extrato até a concentração 31,25mg/ml, não ocorrendo diferença estatística nas demais concentrações. Para o Streptococcus oralis, o extrato foi estatisticamente superior (p<0,05) ao grupo controle em sua forma bruta (500mg/ml), o grupo controle teve significância estatística (p<0,05) sobre o extrato apenas nas concentrações 62,5mg/ml, 31,25mg/ml, 1,95mg/ml e 0,97mg/ml. Para o Streptococcus sanguinis, foi constatado que o extrato foi estatisticamente superior (p<0,05) ao grupo controle nas duas primeiras concentrações 500mg/ml e 250mg/ml, ao passo que o grupo controle teve significância estatística (p<0,05) sobre o extrato apenas nas duas últimas concentrações: 1,95mg/ml e 0,97mg/ml. O grupo controle foi estatisticamente superior (p<0,05) ao extrato em todas as concentrações no Streptococcus mitis, exceto para a concentração 31,25mg/ml. Para a Streptococcus salivarius, o extrato foi estatisticamente superior (p<0,05) ao grupo controle na maioria das concentrações testadas, com exceção apenas para 15,65mg/ml e 1,95mg/ml, que não foram observados diferenças estatisticamente significativas entre o extrato e o grupo controle. Conclusão: o extrato hidroetanólico de Spondias mombin L., em diferentes concentrações, apresenta atividade antimicrobiana semelhante ao digluconato de clorexidina a 0,12% frente a bactérias bucais do gênero Streptococcus.


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CORDEIRO, T. O. .; MENDONÇA, A. K. P. de; GOMES, M. S. .; LIMA, E. L. F. de .; COSTA, M. R. M. .; LIMA, K. C. de .; LINS , R. D. A. U. . Antimicrobial action of the hydroethanolic extract of Spondias mombin L. against oral bacteria of the genus Streptococcus. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 1, p. e39310111539, 2021. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v10i1.11539. Disponível em: Acesso em: 28 feb. 2021.



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