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Baked goods and pastries may be repackaged, sold under other labels SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fast Facts Rolf's Patisserie, a gourmet European style bakery located in Lincolnwood, Ill., is recalling all desserts made after Nov. 1, 2010.
Staphylococcus aureus bacteria bind best to human hemoglobin
WAYNE, Pa. and LEUSDEN, Netherlands, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Molecular Detection Inc.
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trius Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSRX) today reported new findings on torezolid phosphate (TR-701), a second generation oxazolidinone antibiotic now in Phase 3 clinical development.
New research expands the scope of previous pioneering work by Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers on the mechanisms of bacterial infection.
Scientists from the National Institutes of Health and University of Chicago have found a promising treatment method that in laboratory mice reduces the severity of skin and soft-tissue damage caused by USA300, the leading cause of community-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections in the United States.
SAN DIEGO, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SRNE) today announced that it has received an Advanced Technology Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
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WOBURN, Mass., and VEDBAEK, Denmark, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for a fast, 90 minutes protocol for its S. aureus PNA FISHÂ® and S. aureus/CNS PNA FISHÂ® tests.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cempra Pharmaceuticals today announced data presentations of its lead antibiotic candidate, CEM-102 (fusidic acid), at the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 47th Annual Meeting, Oct. 29 to Nov.
Staphylococcus aureus is a facultative anaerobic gram-positive coccus, and is the most common cause of staph infections. It is commonly part of the skin flora found in the nose and on skin. Around 20% of the human population is long-term carriers. It gets its golden color due to its carotenoid pigment staphyloxanthin. The pigment acts as a virulence factor with an antioxidant action that allows the microbe to evade death by reactive oxygen species used by the host immune system. Staphylococci...
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