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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group(TM)(Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical company developing prescription drugs that
WOBURN, Mass., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx, Inc., a leading provider of molecular diagnostic tests for the rapid identification of bloodstream infections, announced today that data from thirteen
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., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx today announced that it has submitted to the U.S.
The bacterium Staphylococcus Aureus (S. aureus) is a common source of infections that occur after surgeries involving prosthetic joints and artificial heart valves.
Staphylococcus aureus, which is a major bacterial cause of disease, has been found in previously overlooked sites deep within the nose, according to a new study from Stanford University School of Medicine.
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.
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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