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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).
This week Nature Nanotechnology journal reveals how scientists are using a novel nanomechanical approach to investigate the workings of vancomycin, one of the few antibiotics that can be used to combat increasingly resistant infections such as MRSA.
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.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid today announced the release of Xpert(TM) vanA/vanB as a European CE IVD Mark product under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices.
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 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 Jennifer Lebovich and Malka Abramoff, The Miami Herald Jun. 26--Swimmers were advised to stay out of the ocean from Golden Beach to Matheson Hammock on Wednesday after health officials discovered bacteria levels exceeding state standards at 12 Miami-Dade beaches.
By Sherry Koonce, The Port Arthur News, Texas Jun.
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...