Latest Staphylococcus aureus Stories
With as much money that is being exchanged on a daily basis it may concern most people to know that they are not only transferring paper from one hand to the other, but potentially thousands of microbes.
Officials at Clearstream, LLC, who previously spoke out about MRSA’s prevalence in athletic facilities, are now warning of the infection’s spread to communities.
Penicillin, one of the scientific marvels of the 20th century, is currently losing a lot of battles it once won against bacterial infections.
A new technique to predict the toxicity of a MRSA infection from its DNA sequence has been developed by a team of researchers led by the Universities of Bath and Exeter.
WOBURN, Mass. and VEDBAEK, Denmark, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx, Inc.
Previous research has shown that the overuse of antibiotics has a hand in promoting an antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria and now a new study published in the journal mBio has found that an antibiotic common to soaps...
Vestagen educational campaign advocates for healthcare workers to "Keep the Coat" as an important first line of defense against contaminants ORLANDO, Fla., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/
AUSTIN, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBiotech announced today that it acquired the patent estate of Strox Biopharmaceuticals relating to antibody therapies for methicillin resistant
Lipoglycopeptides Dalvance and Oritavancin Will Find Favorable Uptake as Convenient Outpatient Anti-MRSA Agents, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April
Researchers at UCL have developed a new antibacterial material which has potential for cutting hospital-acquired infections.
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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