Latest Antibiotic resistance Stories
-- Company Expects to Initiate C. difficile Clinical Trials in 2014 -- ROCKVILLE, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc.
Genomic sequencing is supposed to reveal the entire genetic makeup of an organism.
Live webinar July 17 features leading experts in microbiology, infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 26, 2014
For several years, concern about antibiotic resistant drugs has been increasing. Scientists have recently discovered that a fungus found in Nova Scotia offers hope against the growing threat that kills tens of thousands every year.
Antibiotic resistance has become an increasing public health concern, with MRSA infections and last lines of antibiotic drug treatments having to be increasingly deployed in hospitals and clinics.
PARIS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "World Alliance Against Antibiotic Resistance" (WAAAR) has launched its Declaration
New research published today in the journal Nature reveals an Achilles’ heel in the defensive barrier which surrounds drug-resistant bacterial cells.
Carbapenem Resistance Consortium Includes AstraZeneca, Cepheid, Cubist, and GSK SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced a new collaboration with
According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for systemic antibiotics is expected to grow to $41.2 billion by 2018 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.8% between 2013
SARASOTA, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakewood-Amedex Inc., a leading developer of novel anti-infective pharmaceuticals, announced today that it has raised a total of $5.5 million, before
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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