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2011-11-17 10:24:19

Bacteria responsible for middle ear infections, pink eye and sinusitis protect themselves from further immune attack by transporting molecules meant to destroy them away from their inner membrane target.

2011-11-11 18:24:01

Vaccination against Haemophilus influenzae type b, or Hib, once the most common cause of bacterial meningitis in children, has dramatically reduced the incidence of Hib disease in young children over the past 20 years.

Image 1 - 'Vampire' Bacteria Has Potential As Living Antibiotic
2011-11-01 08:18:32

A vampire-like bacteria that leeches onto specific other bacteria – including certain human pathogens – has the potential to serve as a living antibiotic for a range of infectious diseases, a new study indicates.

2011-05-11 23:54:08

James Collins, a pioneering researcher in the new field of systems biology and a MacArthur Genius, says: "You know the old saying: 'a spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down?' This is more like 'a spoonful of sugar makes the medicine work.'

2011-04-17 23:00:00

PERTH, Australia, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Of all infectious diseases, perhaps none grips parents with greater fear than meningitis, with its sudden onset, flu-like symptoms and potentially deadly nature. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/cmo/49557/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110418/MM82275LOGO) World Meningitis Day, on Sunday 24 April, is dedicated to raising disease awareness, underscoring...

2011-01-17 12:31:30

University of Rochester Medical Center orthopaedic scientists are a step closer to developing a vaccine to prevent life-threatening methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections following bone and joint surgery.

2010-12-10 07:43:51

Second-hand smoke increases risk of invasive meningococcal disease in children, according to a new study, where authors also found a possible association of second-hand smoke exposure with invasive pneumococcal disease and Haemophilus influenzae type b.

2010-12-08 14:11:45

Children exposed to second-hand smoke are more likely to get invasive meningococcal disease than children who are not exposed.

2010-10-05 07:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has launched ampicillin and sulbactam for injection, USP and ampicillin for injection, USP.

2010-07-06 14:13:52

Ear infections caused by more than one species of bacteria could be more persistent and antibiotic-resistant because one pathogen may be communicating with the other, encouraging it to bolster its defenses.


Latest Haemophilus influenzae Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 14:27:08

Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, is Gram-positive, alpha-hemolytic, bile-soluble aerotolerant, anaerobic member of the genus Streptococcus. It was recognized as a major cause of pneumonia in the late 19th century and is thus the subject of many humoral immunity studies. It causes many other types of pneumococcal infections other than pneumonia including acute sinusitis, otitis media, meningitis, bacteremia, sepsis, septic arthritis, peritonitis, cellulites, and brain abscess. It...

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2011-04-15 15:26:30

Haemophilus influenzae is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium first described in 1892 by Richard Pfeiffer during an influenza pandemic. It is generally aerobic but can grow as a facultative anaerobe. H. influenzae was mistakenly considered to be the cause of influenza until 1933 when the flu virology became apparent. It was the first free-living organism to have its entire genome sequenced. The project was completed and published in 1995. Two major categories were defined: the...

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  • To give a box on the ear to.
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