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2015-05-20 08:33:54

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Synereca Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2015-05-20 08:27:59

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With the announcement that Nebraska is the fourth state to declare a state of emergency because of the outbreak of Avian Flu, Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc.

2015-05-19 08:38:09

DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4983bk/mycoplasma) has announced the addition of the "Mycoplasma

2015-05-19 08:37:51

- Less than half of parents say they have talked to their child about how the disease is spread or its early symptoms PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (@GSKUS) today

2015-05-15 23:00:27

Researchers from Liberty University’s Department of Biology & Chemistry have released the university’s first draft genome sequence, mapping the DNA of a popular strain of E.

2015-05-14 16:29:47

Elanco brings to Brazil a new product composed of natural and certified organic ingredients that are proven to be as effective as the antibiotics currently used in fermentation. CINCINNATI,

2015-05-14 16:28:09

While some diseases decreased, overall infections from foodborne illness remain the same ATLANTA, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2014, rates of infection from a serious

2015-05-13 12:30:03

MURRIETA, Calif., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- COPAN, an innovative company focused on bringing breakthrough products to Microbiology preanalytics around the world, announced that it has obtained

2015-05-11 23:01:16

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2011-04-28 18:03:11

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...

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2011-04-28 16:37:36

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...

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2011-04-28 14:27:08

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...

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2011-04-26 23:21:38

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,...

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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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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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