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2015-01-08 04:21:05

Debio 1450, oral/IV FabI inhibitor active against all Staphylococcus species has received fast track designation for ABSSSI (acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections) LAUSANNE, Switzerland,

2014-12-18 23:04:23

TiFiber’s patented antimicrobial polymers (AMPs) are safer, more effective alternatives to widely used antimicrobials in personal care and medical products. Fayetteville,

2014-12-11 04:21:37

- IRIDICA has the potential to change how pathogens that cause serious infections, such as sepsis and pneumonia, are detected and identified ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Dec.

2014-12-09 20:20:50

Serving nearly three million students daily, new city alliance continues to improve quality of school meals LOS ANGELES, Dec.

2014-12-08 08:30:10

Company Introduces New Antibiotic Analytics Dashboard at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Dec.

Illustration: Jeremy Teaford; photo Anna-Louise Reysenbach
2014-11-24 04:00:02

One of the most mysterious forms of life may turn out to be a rich and untapped source of antibacterial drugs.

2014-11-24 08:27:34

-- Phase 1a and 1b Trials to Use SYN-004 to Protect Microbiome; Intended to Prevent Overgrowth of Potentially Deadly C. difficile Bacteria -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov.

2014-11-19 16:22:25

- Publicity Statement Claiming that Ingredient Can Affect Human Health Not Borne Out By What the Research Actually Shows WASHINGTON, Nov.


Latest Antibiotics Reference Libraries

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2011-04-26 20:59:00

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...

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2011-04-15 13:50:01

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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.