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Latest Staphylococcus aureus Stories

Drugs, DNA And Disease Discovered On Our Dollar Bills
2014-04-24 07:32:44

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.

2014-04-16 23:06:57

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.

2014-04-15 14:47:01

Penicillin, one of the scientific marvels of the 20th century, is currently losing a lot of battles it once won against bacterial infections.

MRSA in petri dish
2014-04-10 08:11:45

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.

2014-04-08 12:31:11

WOBURN, Mass. and VEDBAEK, Denmark, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx, Inc.

Is Antibacterial Soap Increasing Your Chances Of A Nasal Infection?
2014-04-08 10:15:36

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...

2014-04-08 08:30:41

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/

2014-04-03 16:23:53

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

2014-04-03 12:27:08

Lipoglycopeptides Dalvance and Oritavancin Will Find Favorable Uptake as Convenient Outpatient Anti-MRSA Agents, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April

Samples of silicone with the various dyes infused
2014-03-26 08:32:06

Researchers at UCL have developed a new antibacterial material which has potential for cutting hospital-acquired infections.


Latest Staphylococcus aureus 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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