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Pediatric patients with recurrent MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) can find the help they seek at UC Davis Children’s Hospital’s new clinic. Sacramento,
A new study may be able to help develop treatments that work against all MRSA strains, according to an article recently published in the journal Cell Host & Microbe.
Researchers said on Thursday that they have discovered a toxin that could help a body's immune system beat superbugs.
DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- bioMerieux - a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics - today announced the U.S. launch of chromID MRSA, a simple and cost-effective solution in the struggle against MRSA.
With the H1N1 â€œswine fluâ€ still spreading around the world, people are understandably concerned not only about the disease itself, but about the future implications.
USA300â€”the major epidemic strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) causing severe infections in the United States during the past decadeâ€”inherits its destructiveness directly from a forefather strain of the bacterium called USA500 rather than randomly acquiring harmful genes from other MRSA strains.
Inadequate hygiene among high school athletes increases their risk of contracting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, U.S. health officials said.
Researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health recently described studies that support the link between the severity of community-acquired antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA MRSA) infections and the Panton Valentine leukocidin (PVL).The Panton Valentine leukocidin is made up of two components - LukF-PV and LukS-PV - and is typically produced by community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus (CA MRSA). In the United States this strain is the most common CA MRSA...
CHICAGO, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc.
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