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Transmission of bacterial infections, including MRSA and MSSA could be curbed by coating hospital surfaces with microscopic bumps that mimic the scaly surface of shark skin, according to research published in the open access journal Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control.
CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "MRSA is the number one pathogen that is killing patients in U.S.
GLASGOW, Scotland, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First antibacterial with a new mode of action from a truly novel class of
Funding to Support Development of New Treatments for Drug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synereca Pharmaceutics, Inc.
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Raw honey has been used against infections for millennia, before honey - as we now know it - was manufactured and sold in stores. So what is the key to its’ antimicrobial properties?
Oral presentation and nine posters presented at ICAAC WASHINGTON, Sept.
Significant Surgical Site Infection Reduction Demonstrated Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Results of the first large-scale deployment of
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group(TM)(Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical company developing prescription drugs
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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