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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
Norovirus.com offers news and information on the norovirus (Norwalk virus), its treatments, breakouts and more. EASTON, Pa., Nov.
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
Experimental Ebola vaccine developed by Public Health Agency of Canada OTTAWA, Nov.
New software-defined app-device by LionsGate Technologies (LGTmedical) leverages mobile phones and tablets to create pulse oximeters that can quickly and accurately measure key signs of pneumonia
GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Dental Infection Control Products markets.
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
Clearstream officials comment on the propensity of secondary infections contracted at hospitals and the fact that they are often not covered by insurance – which could not only compromise patient
Lawmakers Urged to Increase Research Funding and Pass Legislation WASHINGTON, Nov.
-- Further Strengthens Existing Pipeline to Address Infectious Diseases -- NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Nov.
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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