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WUPPERTAL, Germany, January 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After 9 very successful years establishing and developing Wuppertal-based biotech company AiCuris, Prof. Dr.
Improved Surgical Site Infection Prevention Strategies and Patient Outcomes Achieved Through Multiple Preoperative Chlorhexidine Gluconate Skin Cleanses PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan.15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seres Health, Inc., a leading microbiome therapeutics platform company developing a novel class of biological drugs that are designed to treat
COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan.
CDC report provides first snapshot of state efforts to prevent MRSA and deadly diarrheal infections ATLANTA, Jan.
Durability, Contemporary Styling and Comfort Surpass Higher-priced Medical Apparel; Garments are Designed for Use by Healthcare Professionals and Patients NEW YORK, Jan.
Moderna venture to advance mRNA vaccines and mRNA-based passive immunity therapies CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan.
Deal Expected to Expedite the Development and Commercialization of Immunosequencing Applications SEATTLE, Jan.
Prompt care and antibiotic treatment can prevent infections and disability ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan.
The Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Informa Healthcare, a trading division in Informa PLC, based in the United Kingdom. As of May 2012, the current editor-in-chief is Ragnar Norrby, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Vaccine Institute. The journal publishes original research and review articles on clinical and microbiological aspects of infectious diseases. Topics include: clinical aspects of infectious...
The White-footed Mouse, (Peromyscus leucopus), is a species of rodent native to North America. Its range extends from Ontario, Quebec, Labrador and the Maritime Provinces (excluding Newfoundland) south to the southwestern United States and Mexico. In Texas this creature is known as the Woodmouse. The adult of this species measures 3.5 to 3.9 inches in length, not counting the tail, which can measure an additional 2.5 to 3.8 inches. It weighs typically about an ounce. It has a maximum life...
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...
Mycoplasma genitalium is a small parasitic bacterium that lives on the ciliated epithelial cells of the primate genital and respiratory tracts. It is the smallest known free-living bacterium. Up until 2002 it was also considered to be the organism with the smallest genome. M. genitalium was isolated in 1980 from urethral specimens of two male patients with non-gonococcal urethritis. Infection is fairly common and can be transmitted between partners during unprotected sex. It can be treated...
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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