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SARASOTA, Fla., Dec.
Microbial succession in a sterilized restroom begins with bacteria from the gut and the vagina, and is followed shortly by microbes from the skin.
Unique Phenotypic Targeting Approach Provides Physicians with a Better, Faster Way to Identify MRSA and MSSA WOBURN, Mass., Nov.
Clearstream officials comment on the propensity of secondary infections contracted at hospitals and the fact that they are often not covered by insurance – which could not only compromise patient
LONDON, November 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Endolysin Staphefekt(TM) shown to kill Staphylococcus aureus, including MRSA - Emergence of
LOS ANGELES, Oct.
In healthcare facilities around the world sinks and fixtures made with Antimicrobial Copper Nickel surfaces are becoming part of new patient safety initiatives. Franklin
Antimicrobial patient and staff stations installed into Western Australian private hospital, capable of a biocidal kill rate of 99% against deadly infections and superbugs. Perth,
GRINNELL, Iowa and SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct.
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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