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Absorbent Nanofibers Show Promise In Brain Infection Treatment
2013-08-08 05:39:01

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.

2013-08-05 10:05:27

This is a veritable mechanics of aggression on the nanoscale.

2013-07-16 23:28:29

Unique and immediate test results from environmental surfaces for MRSA.

Antibiotic Overuse Could Lead To Serious Threat From Superbugs
2013-07-14 06:29:55

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.

2013-07-12 23:34:33

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.

2013-07-03 12:13:09

A new study found drug-resistant bacteria associated with livestock in the noses of industrial livestock workers in North Carolina but not in the noses of antibiotic-free livestock workers.


Latest Staphylococcaceae Reference Libraries

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2011-04-26 20:59:00

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...

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2011-04-26 20:20:41

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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