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IES Diagnostics, Inc.’s New “Rapid Ebola Pre-Symptom Screening Test” designed for use before visible symptoms; can help redefine quarantine policies and ultimately save lives.
Connecticut-based medical malpractice law firm, The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC, provides commentary on the topic. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) November 26, 2014
-- Phase 1a and 1b Trials to Use SYN-004 to Protect Microbiome; Intended to Prevent Overgrowth of Potentially Deadly C. difficile Bacteria -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov.
Co-sponsored search seeks to uncover innovations related to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of sepsis, a condition that claims 258,000 lives and costs more than $20 billion annually in the
RPS today announces its third annual partnership of the CDC's Get Smart About Antibiotics Week from November 17-23. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) November 17, 2014
Hospital workers who deal directly with patients wash their hands less frequently as their workday progresses, probably because the demands of the job deplete the mental reserves they need to follow rules
GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Dental Infection Control Products markets.
LONDON, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical drug sales are sold through various channels such as retail, mail orders, clinics and hospitals.
New standard in surface management and infection prevention achieved for the first time in the aging-adult services industry.
A new blood biomarker test that indicates whether bacteria is the cause of a patient’s lung infection is now being studied at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, launching a national
Yersinia enterocolitica is a species of gram-negative coccobacillus-shaped bacterium, belonging to the family Enterobacteriaceae. Infection from Yersinia enterocolitica causes the zoonotic disease yersiniosis. Most infected animals recover from the disease and become asymptomatic carriers. Acute infections lead to mild self-limiting entero-colitis or terminal ileitis in humans. Symptoms include watery or bloody diarrhea and fever. After oral uptake it replicates in the terminal ileum and...
Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...
Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...
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...
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