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2015-04-23 23:10:06

Representatives from Aureus Medical Group's medical laboratory division will be exhibiting at the Tri-State Symposium to be held in Madison, WI. Omaha, NE

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2015-04-23 10:27:35

Researchers working in China have identified a new bacterium capable of infecting and causing illness in humans, according to a new report in the journal Lancet Infectious Disease.

2015-04-23 04:21:56

One year after the initiation of Phase I, Debiopharm announced the start of clinical phase II for Debio 1450 in ABSSSI and presentation of new data at ECCMID LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 23,

2015-04-21 23:02:37

Early Detection of Lyme Disease Possible with Ancon Medical Nanoparticle Biomarker Tagging Technology Device, Further Research Bloomington, MN (PRWEB) April

2015-04-21 16:22:49

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, blacklegged (deer) ticks have now been observed in all 67 counties of Pennsylvania, according to researchers at

2015-04-20 23:00:35

TV personality Gretchen Carlson, "Real Housewives" cast member Heather Thomson, meteorologist Dr.

2015-04-16 23:11:10

Representatives from Aureus Medical Group's Medical Laboratory division will exhibit at the KSCLS Annual Meeting to be held in Wichita, KS. Omaha, NE (PRWEB)

2015-04-16 12:32:24

RICHMOND, Va., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosquito Squad, America's leading brand dedicated exclusively to controlling

2015-04-15 23:03:42

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2015-04-15 16:30:01

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Canada Pediatric Vaccines Market, Doses, Immunization (Vaccinated), Cases & Forecast" to its store. DALLAS, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This is a 7th edition


Latest Bacterial diseases Reference Libraries

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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 15:06:23

Vibrio cholerae is a gram negative comma-shaped bacterium with a polar flagellum that causes cholera in humans. V. cholerae belongs to the gamma subdivision of the Proteobacteria. Classical and El Tor are the two types of V. Cholerae identified by hemaggluttination testing. El Tor is found throughout the world, while the classical biotype is found only in Bangladesh. It was first isolated as the cause of cholera by Italian anatomist Filippo Pacini in 1854; however, this discovery was not...

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2011-04-28 14:40:22

Streptococcus pyogenes is a spherical, Gram-positive bacterium is the cause of Group A streptococcal infections. It displays streptococcal group A antigen on its cell wall. When it is cultured on blood agar plates it produces large zones of beta-hemolysis. They are catalase-negative and in ideal conditions it has an incubation period of about 1-3 days. It is an infrequent part of the skin flora. It is the cause of many important human diseases, ranging from mild superficial skin infections...

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2011-04-26 20:20:41

Staphylococcus aureus is a facultative anaerobic gram-positive coccus, and is the most common cause of staph infections. It is commonly part of the skin flora found in the nose and on skin. Around 20% of the human population is long-term carriers. It gets its golden color due to its carotenoid pigment staphyloxanthin. The pigment acts as a virulence factor with an antioxidant action that allows the microbe to evade death by reactive oxygen species used by the host immune system. Staphylococci...

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2011-04-25 21:24:26

Rickettsia rickettsii is a gram-negative bacterium native to the New World and causes the malady known as Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). It is transmitted through the bit of an infected tick when it feeds on animals and humans. Humans are not necessary hosts in the rickettsia-tick life cycle but they can be. S. Burt Wolbach created the first detailed description of the etiologic agent in 1919. He recognized it as an intracellular bacterium seen most frequently in endothelial cells....

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