Latest Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus Stories
Vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE) have been found in sewage sludge, a by-product of waste-water treatment frequently used as a fertilizer.
Clinical results and advantage over linezolid in resistance acquisition by Staph aureus among data to be presented at infectious disease meeting SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Trius Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing best-in-class drugs for the treatment of serious bacterial infections, announced today that the results of multiple studies from its lead program, torezolid (TR-701), will be presented in an oral session and six poster presentations at the 19th...
Test for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) Expected to Highlight Broad On-Demand CE IVD Test Menu at Booth #611 SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced speaker and program highlights for its symposium, "Patient Management in the Era of Rapid Diagnostics," which the company will host at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), taking place in Finland next month.
Deep cleaning of intensive care units can help lower the risk of drug-resistant bacteria, U.S. researchers say.
SAN DIEGO, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A rigorous environmental cleaning intervention can reduce the transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other multidrug-resistant organisms in hospital intensive care units (ICUs), according to a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).
National Product Launch to Include 24-oz and Convenient 4-oz Travel Size Spray Bottles SAN DIEGO, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PURE Bioscience (Nasdaq: PURE) today announced an agreement with Sterifide Laboratories for the distribution of PURE's silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC)-based disinfectant as OneShot Plus(TM) DD, a new technology in Sterifide Laboratories' OneShot Plus product line.
Dressing Offers a Highly Effective and Affordable New Option to Help Combat the Escalating MRSA Crisis PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc.
Resistant bacterial infections, or "superbugs," have increased dramatically in Canada's acute care hospitals, researchers said. Epidemiologist Dr.
This week Nature Nanotechnology journal reveals how scientists are using a novel nanomechanical approach to investigate the workings of vancomycin, one of the few antibiotics that can be used to combat increasingly resistant infections such as MRSA.
Enterococcus is a Gram-positive, commensal bacterium inhabiting the gastrointestinal tracts of humans and other mammals. It is a main constituent of some probiotic food supplements. E. faecalis can cause life-threatening infections in humans, especially in the nosocomial environment, where the naturally high levels of antibiotic resistance found in E. faecalis contribute to its pathogenicity. It is frequently found in root canal-treated teeth in prevalence values ranging from 30% to 90% of...
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