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2009-09-08 07:32:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRSA Survivors Network, the Chicago-based nonprofit and official organization for World MRSA Day, along with fellow MRSA activists will lift the veil of secrecy surrounding MRSA.

2009-09-02 09:48:00

Includes Allegations of Illicitly Promoting Antibiotic As Clinically Superior When Its Own FDA-Approved Label Said Otherwise; First-Ever Qui Tam Whistleblower Settlement of Its Type PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pfizer Inc.

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2009-08-11 13:14:48

According to a report published today, patients that pick up potentially deadly drug-resistant bacteria from the hospital and later carry the infection home, have a one-fifth percent chance the transmission will occur in household contact.

2009-07-31 14:04:44

Scientists studying Staphylococcus bacteria, including methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA), have discovered a potent staph toxin responsible for disease severity.

2009-07-06 01:00:00

ST PETER PORT, Guernsey and LONDON, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- - GBP13.1 Million Funding to Drive Novel Antibiotics Platform Addressing Areas of Major Unmet Need, Including Hospital Acquired Infections C. Difficile and MRSA Celtic Pharma Holdings Advisors LLP ("CPHA"), the advisor to the second Celtic Pharma fund, Celtic Pharma Holdings II LP ("CP2"), today announces its investment in a majority shareholding in Novacta Biosystems Limited ("Novacta"), which is developing a portfolio of...

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2009-06-22 12:50:00

Researchers are now warning that doctors should be aware of the risk of MRSA infection when treating people for dog and cat bites.

2009-06-11 11:07:00

The EPA has registered MicroGuard antimicrobial alloys for sale with public health claims.

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2009-05-20 12:40:00

Researchers say that an antibiotic-resistant strain of the bacterium MRSA appears to be making flu patients susceptible to a deadly form of pneumonia.

2009-05-07 13:35:24

In a letter to the Editor of the Journal of Hospital Infection, published by Elsevier, S. Lefebvre and JS Weese from the University of Guelph in Canada describe a study that investigated whether MRSA and C. difficile could be passed between pet therapy dogs and patients.

2009-05-05 07:30:00

CHICAGO, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRSA Survivors Network, the prominent advocacy group launches the inaugural World MRSA Day - Oct. 2nd and the official web site, www.worldmrsaday.org.


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  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
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