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University of Iowa researchers have discovered what causes the lethal effects of staphylococcal infective endocarditis - a serious bacterial infection of heart valves that kills approximately 20,000 Americans each year.
A strain of bacteria that causes skin and soft tissue infections in humans originally came from cattle.
A team of scientists, led by Chang Gung University, report a plastic material already used in absorbable surgical sutures and other medical devices shows promise for continuous administration of antibiotics to patients with brain infections.
This is a veritable mechanics of aggression on the nanoscale.
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Unique and immediate test results from environmental surfaces for MRSA.
Australia’s Office of Chief Scientists released a report on Friday that claims the misuse and overuse of antibiotics could soon send the world back to a nineteenth century era where typical diseases and infections could pose a serious threat.
Staph Infection Secrets penned by Hubert Walinski is a new MRSA treatment book that covers effective and safe ways to treat and prevent the spread of MRSA or staph infections.
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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