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2014-08-22 12:25:38

Control allows users to monitor assay performance with confidence MILFORD, Mass., Aug.

2014-06-17 12:37:42

Fecal microbiota transplantation --- the process of delivering stool bacteria from a healthy donor to a patient suffering from intestinal infection with the bacterium Clostridium difficile --- works by restoring healthy bacteria and functioning to the recipient's gut.

2014-04-25 09:18:08

A pilot study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators may lead to greater availability and acceptability of an unusual treatment for a serious medical problem – use of fecal material from healthy donors to treat recurrent diarrhea caused by the Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) bacteria.

Poop Pill Cures Intestinal Infections
2013-10-04 12:24:35

A Canadian doctor has developed a way to transfer healthy bacteria from stool samples and encapsulate them in pill form to treat intestinal infections.

Benefits Of Fecal Transplants Highlighted In New Study
2013-01-17 11:03:14

According to a new study, when antibiotics aren’t enough to cure recurring infections from Clostridium difficile bacteria, a fecal transplant may do the job.

2012-02-08 10:14:43

Contrary to current convention by which infection with the organism Clostridium difficile is regarded as an infection that is acquired by contact with symptomatic patients known to be infected with C. difficile, these may account for only a minority of new cases of the infection.

2011-05-05 08:30:00

MADISON, N.J. and CYPRESS, Calif., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced the availability in Europe of the Simplexa C.

2009-01-12 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), announced today it has received clearance from the U.S.


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New World Hookworm, Necator americanus
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The New World hookworm (Necator americanus) is a hookworm that can be found in the New World. This species, along with other species in the Nematode phylum, is a parasitic worm that is commonly found in cats, dogs, and humans. Infections from this species are known as Necatoriasis. However, there are two common species of hookworm that infest humans, known as the Old World hookworm (Ancylostoma duodenale) and the New World hookworm, so infections are generally known as hookworm infections....

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.