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Scientists have for the first time come closer to understanding how a clone of E. coli, described as the most important of its kind to cause human infections, has spread across the world in a very short time.
CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Get tested", says MRSA Survivors Network's founder and national
ATLANTA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty years of data on a major cause of food poisoning now is available to the public, the food industry, and researchers in a new report from
Millions of children in the UK are potentially receiving penicillin prescriptions below the recommended dose for common infections.
JAMA commentary and NIAID report discuss research priorities to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment
Telephus Advances TPH 101 Program Towards Candidate Selection SAN DIEGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioAtla, a global biotechnology company focused on the development of differentiated
The serious and rapidly growing problem of resistance to antibiotics could have a very sweet solution, according to research presented during the 247th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.
It has been more than 10 years since the clinical battle began with community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and doctors are still grappling with how to diagnose, treat and prevent this virulent form of staph infection, which is immune to many antibiotics.
CDC urges physicians to improve prescribing practices to reduce harm ATLANTA, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The majority of pediatric Clostridium difficile infections,
Enterococcus is a Gram-positive, commensal bacterium inhabiting the gastrointestinal tracts of humans and other mammals. It is a main constituent of some probiotic food supplements. E. faecalis can cause life-threatening infections in humans, especially in the nosocomial environment, where the naturally high levels of antibiotic resistance found in E. faecalis contribute to its pathogenicity. It is frequently found in root canal-treated teeth in prevalence values ranging from 30% to 90% of...
Escherichia coli is a Gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms. Most strains are harmless; however, some such as O157:H7 can cause food poisoning in humans and are often responsible for product recalls. The normal flora of the gut normally contains the harmless strains and often provide K2 to the body. They are not always confined to the intestine and have the ability to survive briefly outside of the body. It grows easily...
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