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The Law Firm of Jonathan C. Reiter offers information about the legal rights of those who contract MRSA during a hospital stay. NEW YORK, Feb.
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Inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions are a major public health concern, costing millions of dollars in unnecessary health care costs annually and contributing to the problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
From a zebra carcass on the plains of Namibia in Southern Africa, an international team of researchers has discovered a new, unusually large virus (or bacteriophage) that infects the bacterium that causes anthrax.
A new study finds that infectious pathogen levels are higher in water obtained from hospital water taps with aerators than water from deeper in the plumbing system.
Company aids effort aimed at promoting the development of antimicrobial stewardship programs, saving lives and reducing healthcare costs. Chicago, IL (PRWEB)
Scientists have made an important advance in understanding how a subset of bacterial cells escape being killed by many antibiotics.
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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