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Transmission of bacterial infections, including MRSA and MSSA could be curbed by coating hospital surfaces with microscopic bumps that mimic the scaly surface of shark skin, according to research published in the open access journal Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control.
CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "MRSA is the number one pathogen that is killing patients in U.S.
Clearstream officials comment on this growing health threat – MRSA and the growing list of infections that abound in hospitals nationwide, which Clearstream maintains can be reduced with advanced
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ALBANY, New York, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Pipeline Analysis of Hospital Acquired Pneumonia
Data demonstrate potent, broad spectrum activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, including resistant organisms that cause skin infections NEW YORK, Sept.
Significant Surgical Site Infection Reduction Demonstrated Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Results of the first large-scale deployment of
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The predominant strain of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infecting people in Europe, the Middle East and northern Africa derived from a single sub-Saharan ancestor.
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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