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2014-04-25 23:05:08

PSCPets IntelliFlora™ reaches the top of national market in demand for probiotic supplements. (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 PSCPets IntelliFlora™, a probiotic nutritional supplement for dogs and cats is a stabilized source of direct fed microbial supplement containing a proprietary blend of four different strains of Lactic acid bacteria – is now available at Amazon.com. IntelliFlora™ formulated by a veterinarian, helps maintain the microbial balance within the GI tract keeping up a...

2010-07-26 07:00:00

CHICAGO, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ADLS), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of novel drugs in the therapeutic areas of infection, oncology and respiratory diseases, today announced that the Company has entered into a sponsored research and option agreement with The University of British Columbia (UBC) to develop several antimicrobial peptides. These peptides exhibit...

2010-03-11 13:03:00

DURHAM, N.C., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- bioMerieux - a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics - today announced the launch of the first Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared chromID(TM) VRE, a simple and cost-effective solution in the struggle against vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE). chromID VRE is the first to receive an FDA 510(k) clearance for the qualitative detection of Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis showing acquired resistance to vancomycin in...

2008-10-22 09:00:42

WOBURN, Mass., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx today announced that a new medical study demonstrated use of AdvanDx's PNA FISH(TM) test reduced mortality by 42% for patients with highly drug resistant Hospital-Acquired Enterococcus faecium bloodstream infections (BSI's). In addition, the study demonstrated that PNA FISH reduced the time to reporting of laboratory identification results for all enterococcal BSI's by 2.6 days and reduced time to appropriate antimicrobial therapy for E....

2008-10-01 03:00:07

By Maranich, Ashley M Rajnik, Michael ABSTRACT Although vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus infection of the central nervous system is not common, this organism is becoming an increasing problem in nosocomial infections. We report a 17- month-old male infant with an externalized ventricular peritoneal shunt secondary to infection who subsequently developed a vancomycin- resistant Enterococcus faecium ventriculitis. This infection was successfully treated with a 28-day course of linezolid...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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