Latest Bacteria Stories
Scientists from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have identified a benign bacterium that shows promise in blocking Salmonella from colonizing raw tomatoes. Their research is published ahead of print in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology.
Pediatric patients with recurrent MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) can find the help they seek at UC Davis Children’s Hospital’s new clinic. Sacramento,
GERMANTOWN, Maryland, and HILDEN, Germany, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - FDA clearance for QIAsymphony RGQ MDx, a complete sample-to-result automation
Transparency Market Research published a new report "Hospital Acquired Disease Testing Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2019" to its report store.
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Health Nutrition News has released a new video explaining how to boost the immune system by cleansing the gut from unhealthy bacteria by restoring probiotics. Boston,
A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) has found that antibiotic resistance is currently growing in every region of the world and has the potential to affect anyone on Earth.
Scientists from The University of Manchester have discovered that 'lonely' microbes are more likely to mutate, resulting in higher rates of antibiotic resistance.
FIRST® - Vancomycin compounding kits make pharmacy compounding easier WOBURN, Mass., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CutisPharma, Inc.
Ganeden Biotech issued patent covers all Bacillus coagulans including GanedenBC30. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Ganeden Biotech, a recognized
Yersinia enterocolitica is a species of gram-negative coccobacillus-shaped bacterium, belonging to the family Enterobacteriaceae. Infection from Yersinia enterocolitica causes the zoonotic disease yersiniosis. Most infected animals recover from the disease and become asymptomatic carriers. Acute infections lead to mild self-limiting entero-colitis or terminal ileitis in humans. Symptoms include watery or bloody diarrhea and fever. After oral uptake it replicates in the terminal ileum and...
Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...
Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, is Gram-positive, alpha-hemolytic, bile-soluble aerotolerant, anaerobic member of the genus Streptococcus. It was recognized as a major cause of pneumonia in the late 19th century and is thus the subject of many humoral immunity studies. It causes many other types of pneumococcal infections other than pneumonia including acute sinusitis, otitis media, meningitis, bacteremia, sepsis, septic arthritis, peritonitis, cellulites, and brain abscess. It...
Streptococcus mutans is a Gram-positive cocci, Facultative anaerobic bacterium commonly found in the human oral cavity and is a significant contributor to tooth decay. J Kilian Clarke first described the microbe in 1924. The first colonizers of the tooth surface are mainly Neisseria spp. and streptococci, including S. mutans. The pioneer species changes the local environmental conditions through growth and metabolism thus allowing more fastidious organisms to further colonize after them,...
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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