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Nanosponge Disguise Fights Superbug Infections
2014-04-28 03:12:11

A good disguise enables the nanosponge to soak up toxins from drug-resistant infections or poisons

2014-03-18 12:31:11

WOBURN, Mass., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx today announced that it has submitted to the U.S.

New Research Could Help Develop Bacteria-resistant Materials
2014-03-04 14:23:46

The bacterium Staphylococcus Aureus (S. aureus) is a common source of infections that occur after surgeries involving prosthetic joints and artificial heart valves.

Our Immune System May Actually Help Staph Bacteria Thrive: Study
2013-11-21 07:48:52

A new study has found that Staphylococcus aureus, one of the many bacteria in our system that can cause a Staph infection, may be able to turn our immune system against us, causing more harm than good.

2013-10-28 11:36:27

Pediatric musculoskeletal Staphylococcus aureus bacterial infections have been evolving over the past decade, with more children diagnosed with the more virulent, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) today than 10 years ago.

2013-08-13 11:06:33

A strain of bacteria that causes skin and soft tissue infections in humans originally came from cattle.

2013-07-16 23:28:29

Unique and immediate test results from environmental surfaces for MRSA.

Disease Can Spread Easily When Passing Basketballs
2013-07-03 08:47:19

Basketballs and volleyballs can potentially spread dangerous germs between players, according to a new study by UC Irvine.

2013-02-11 10:53:15

National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists have identified a promising lead for developing a new type of drug to treat infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus, a bacterium that frequently resists traditional antibiotics.


Latest Staphylococcal infection Reference Libraries

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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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