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Computer model of pathogens paves way for new treatments. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The two species of bacteria are genetically similar
Scientists have found why a certain type of bacteria, harmless in healthy people, is so deadly to patients with cystic fibrosis.
Rockline Industries has recalled its store brand wet wipes after routine testing discovered the presence of Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia), a bacteria that can cause health problems for people already suffering from illness.
Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC), is a group of catalase-producing, non-lactose-fermenting Gram-negative bacteria composed of at least nine different species. It is an important human pathogen that often causes pneumonia in immunocompromised individuals with underlying lung disease. They are typically found in water and soil and can survive for prolonged periods in moist environments. Spread between people occurs often in hospitals, clinics, and camps. Infected hosts are often treated in...
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