Latest Multiple drug resistance Stories
Infections are among the most frequent complications of a stay in hospital and raise the complication and mortality rates.
A School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis biophysicist has developed a new method to identify communication pathways connecting distant regions within proteins.
Genetic resistance to antibiotics is not the only trick bacteria use to resist eradicationâ€“ they also have a second defence strategy known as persistence that can kick in.
Cold plasma jets could be a safe, effective alternative to antibiotics to treat multi-drug resistant infections.
A new molecular simulation technique developed by researchers at RIKEN and Kyoto University has confirmed for the first time the function of the transporter protein AcrB in E. coli multidrug resistance.
A key enzyme in Mycobacterium tuberculosis that enables the microbe to reproduce rapidly could be a golden target for new drugs against tuberculosis (TB).
Agency partners with CDC to kick off Get Smart about Antibiotics Week SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, millions of antibiotics will be prescribed. Antibiotics can be used to treat bacterial infections; however, they are commonly over-prescribed.
Short courses of antibiotics can leave normal gut bacteria harbouring antibiotic resistance genes for up to two years after treatment.
A team at The Scripps Research Institute has detailed the structure of a member of the only remaining class of multidrug resistance transporters left to be described.
Antibiotics can work miracles, knocking out common infections like bronchitis and tonsillitis.
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