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Staphylococcus aureus bacteria often cause severe bloodstream infections, called Staph aureus bacteremia (SAB). Once Staph aureus enters the bloodstream it can spread to the heart and cause an infection of the heart valves called infective endocarditis (IE).
Triclosan is an effective inhibitor for an essential bacterial enzyme, the enoyl acyl carrier protein reductase (ENR/FabI), in fatty acid biosynthesis. Due to its value in inhibiting bacterial growth, including methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) (MRSA)