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What?! These remote tribespeople have antibiotic resistant genes, and this suggests that the human body could resist antibiotics long before such drugs were even used.
Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine, collaborating with a multicenter team of U.S.
OTTAWA, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Health Canada intends to propose new measures and strengthen regulations to encourage prudent use of antimicrobial drugs used in food-producing animals, particularly
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "National Public Health Week" is April 6 - 12 and is a time for celebration and collaboration in creating awareness about appropriate
New infections emphasize the importance of using antibiotics wisely ATLANTA, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International travelers are bringing a multidrug-resistant intestinal
-- Data Supporting Development of Expanded C.
Minister Ambrose unveils new action plan with concrete steps to address antimicrobial resistance in Canada, releases first ever integrated, national surveillance report and announces funding to
The recently implemented GAIN Act is expected to lure companies back into R&D as well as attract new participants, finds Frost & Sullivan LONDON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The
WALTHAM, Mass., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc.
-- Study Advances Development of Preventive Approach for C.
Staphylococcus epidermidis is one of thirty-three known species belonging to the genus Staphylococcus. It is part of our skin flora and can also be found in the mucous membranes and in animals. It is the most common species found in laboratory test due to contamination. It is not usually pathogenic; however, patients with a compromised immune system often risk infection. Infections can be both nosocomial and community acquired and are more of a threat to hospital patients. Hospitals carry...
Clostridium difficile, also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora are wiped out by antibiotics. They are anaerobic, spore-forming rods and is the most serious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and potentially to pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile bacteria naturally resides in the gut of a small percentage of the adult population. Others...
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- In medicine, cauterization.