Quantcast
Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 16:33 EDT

Latest Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus Stories

0502fe8c7e07dff7d5f5bd7990581f6f1
2005-04-11 09:15:00

In hospitals, harmful bacteria can be transferred to patients, study says HealthDay News -- Harmful bacteria can linger on computer keyboards in hospitals, making it easy for the germs to spread to patients, a new study finds. To combat the problem, a research team led by Dr. Gary Noskin, medical director for healthcare epidemiology and quality at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, suggests that those using multi-user computers should wash their hands after each use. In addition,...


Latest Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus Reference Libraries

0_4d46cc72a490344d44ba78359f528175
2011-04-26 21:07:20

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...

More Articles (1 articles) »