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2012-06-04 09:52:42

Prisoners used ointments as lip balm and for shaving Prisoners need education on the appropriate use of topical antibiotic products, according to a study released today at the 39th Annual Educational Conference and International Meeting of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). The first study to report on the widespread misuse of topical antibiotics among inmates entering prisons from other correctional facilities found that, among inmates who...

2010-05-12 09:59:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced FDA approval of bacitracin for injection, USP (bacitracin), an anti-infective product used to treat pneumonia and empyema. Bacitracin will be offered in a 50,000 MU, AP-rated, preservative-free, latex-free, single-dose vial packaged both individually and in packages of ten. These vials will feature Sagent's proprietary PreventIV Measures(TM) labeling and...

2008-09-17 12:00:35

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shelley Hearne, managing director, Health & Human Services Policy at The Pew Charitable Trusts, today issued the following statement in response to the decision by South Korea's Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to ban the use of seven types of antibiotics in animal feed (the seven antibiotics that South Korea banned from animal feed are: Penicillin, Neomycin, Chlortetracycline, Colistin, Oxytetracycline, Lincomycin,...


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2011-04-18 22:07:16

Micrococcus luteus is a Gram-positive, spherical, saprotrophic bacterium that belongs to the family Micrococcaceae. It is found in soil, dust, water and air, and as part of the normal flora of the mammalian skin. The bacterium also colonizes the human mouth, mucoase, oropharynx and upper respiratory tract. It is considered a contaminant in sick patients. It is coagulase negative, bacitracin susceptible, and forms bright yellow colonies on nutrient agar. M. luteus has been shown to survive...

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