Latest Enterococcus Stories
Unexpected research findings show resource managers and researchers may have to rethink how they determine if water will make people sick.
Vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE) have been found in sewage sludge, a by-product of waste-water treatment frequently used as a fertilizer.
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).
Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST) continues to leverage its powerful CUBICIN patient registry and experience database known by the acronym CORE. In September, the database registered its 5,000th patient entry.
U.S. researchers say they have discovered the human colon reacts to changes in a common bacterium in ways that might promote the growth of cancer.
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.
A COMMON bacterium may trigger cancer by damaging DNA in gut wall cells, research has shown. Enterococcus faecalis is one of the myriad of bugs that inhabit the intestines. Most of these bacteria are harmless and many are beneficial to health. But the new study suggests E.
By Brenda Duran LONG BEACH - Officials will continue to keep nearly four miles of beach closed following test results that showed elevated bacteria levels after a sewage spill earlier this week.
By James Rosen / McClatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON - A prominent environmental group trashed South Carolina's beaches Tuesday, ranking their waters the sixth-most contaminated in the country. The S.C.
By Robert T. Garrett, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 30--AUSTIN -- Just two Texas beaches won the slightest of praise in an environmental group's ratings of clean water and protecting the public.
Enterococcus is a Gram-positive, commensal bacterium inhabiting the gastrointestinal tracts of humans and other mammals. It is a main constituent of some probiotic food supplements. E. faecalis can cause life-threatening infections in humans, especially in the nosocomial environment, where the naturally high levels of antibiotic resistance found in E. faecalis contribute to its pathogenicity. It is frequently found in root canal-treated teeth in prevalence values ranging from 30% to 90% of...
Enterococcus faecalis "“ formerly classified as part of the Group D Streptococcus system "“ is a Gram-positive, commensal bacterium inhabiting the gastrointestinal tracts of humans and other mammals. It is one of the main constituents of some probiotic food supplements. E. faecalis can cause life-threatening infections in humans. It is frequently found in root canal-treated teeth in prevalence values ranging from 30% to 90% of the cases. It is a non-motile, facultatively anaerobic...
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.