Latest Bacteriology Stories
Ganeden Biotech’s patented probiotic ingredient is now available on six of the seven continents. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Ganeden Biotech
Scientists believe they have an explanation for the axiom that stress, emotional shock, or overexertion may trigger heart attacks in vulnerable people.
-- Study to Define Impact of Beta-Lactam Antibiotics on Intestinal Bacteria -- ROCKVILLE, Md. and PARIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc.
Gut Check: Growing Focus on Digestive Connection to Overall Health SAN BRUNO, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the population marches toward the middle of the year,
GI for Life, the innovative Nutraceutical Manufacturer and makers of ColoVite, unveiled its national direct marketing campaign, based on educating the public about the latest advances in gastrointestinal
DuPont™ Danisco® Bifidobacterium lactis HN019™ approved for use in Switzerland. PARIS, France (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 DuPont is the first ingredient
ReNew Life Formulas, a leader in natural digestive care, has been awarded top honors as Best in Women’s Health for its Ultimate Flora™ Women’s Complete 90 Billion probiotic, and recognized
AB-Life® - a Probiotic Clinically Documented to Maintain Healthy Levels of Cholesterol in At-Risk Individuals Paris, France (PRWEB) May 29, 2014
Review Paper Outlines Alternative Methods to Traditional Probiotic Enumeration Techniques Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The International
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...
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...
Salmonella enterica is a subspecies of Salmonella enterica, the rod shaped, flagellated, aerobic, Gram-negative bacterium. It is a member of the genus Salmonella and many of the pathogenic serovars of the S. enterica species are in this subspecies. Serovars can be designated fully or in a shortened form. The genus, Salmonella, is on the short form lists which are followed by the capitalized and non-italicized serovar. Each serovar can have many strains as well, which allows for a rapid...
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common bacterium that can cause disease in animals and humans. It can be found in soil, water, skin flora, and most man-made environments throughout the world. It thrives in normal or hypoxic atmospheres; due to this it has colonized many natural and artificial environments. It can infect animals with damaged tissue or people with reduced immunity. Symptoms are generalized inflammation and sepsis. It can be fatal if colonization occurs in critical body organs,...
Lactobacillus casei is a species of genus Lactobacillus found in the human intestine and mouth. Since it produces lactic acid it helps with the propagation of desirable bacteria. This species is documented to have a wide pH and temperature range. It also improves digestion and reduces lactose intolerance and constipation. Most often L. casei is industrial, specifically for diary production. L. Casei is the dominant species of non-starter lactic acid bacteria present in ripening Cheddar...
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