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Lipoglycopeptides Dalvance and Oritavancin Will Find Favorable Uptake as Convenient Outpatient Anti-MRSA Agents, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April
CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Get tested", says MRSA Survivors Network's founder and national
About one of 25 men and women receiving medical care in American hospitals on any given day will acquire an infection during the course of their treatment, according to new estimates released Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
National and state data detail threat of healthcare-associated infections and opportunities for further improvements ATLANTA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On any given day, approximately
Researchers at UCL have developed a new antibacterial material which has potential for cutting hospital-acquired infections.
Tampa Bay-based PR firm JoTo PR recently signed Clearstream, LLC to increase awareness of the threat of MRSA and other bacterial infections and enhance consumers’ lives by providing the most
Clearstream, LLC warns of athletes' increased risk of contracting MRSA due to the bacterium's tendency to target crowded areas with lenient hygiene.
WOBURN, Mass., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx today announced that it has submitted to the U.S.
Findings from large study of hip and knee surgical site infections published in The Journal of Arthroplasty GREENSBORO, N.C., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A large study of infections
It has been more than 10 years since the clinical battle began with community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and doctors are still grappling with how to diagnose, treat and prevent this virulent form of staph infection, which is immune to many antibiotics.
Staphylococcus epidermidis is one of thirty-three known species belonging to the genus Staphylococcus. It is part of our skin flora and can also be found in the mucous membranes and in animals. It is the most common species found in laboratory test due to contamination. It is not usually pathogenic; however, patients with a compromised immune system often risk infection. Infections can be both nosocomial and community acquired and are more of a threat to hospital patients. Hospitals carry...
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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