It concluded that "subtherapeutic" (low, constant) use of antimicrobials "favored the selection and development of resistant bacteria
," and that use of antimicrobial drugs had caused multi-drug resistant bacteria
For most healthy individuals, killing all the bacteria
shouldn't be the goal.
Many restaurants--and most high-risk sites like hospitals and nursing homes-use pasteurized eggs because the process kills disease-causing bacteria
The other frequent source, the hot-water system, uses municipal or other potable water as a source, and is always subject to waterborne bacteria
introduced from outside the facility.
Don Carcieri's office to help eliminate health-threatening levels of bacteria
from entering community bathing waters.
To learn how the microbes boost each other's populations, Gordon and Samuel took samples of the bacteria
and archaea several days after the microbes had colonized the mice.
While for some bacteria
the expression of flagella does not clearly relate to pathogenesis, for a variety of bacterial pathogens, such as Proteus mirabilis, Salmonella enterica, and Yersinia enterocolitica, the participation of flagella in adherence and invasion has been documented (18-20).
Staphylococcus aureus can cause deadly infections of the skin, heart valves, blood and bones, and in 1997, three Americans were reported to be infected with strains of it that were resistant to the antibiotic vancomycin.
The health department samples fresh water for the bacteria
However, there are studies that suggest use of such products kills off the sensitive bacteria
, leaving hardier bacteria
such as E.
A: It's the ability of bacteria
to resist being killed by an antibiotic.
In the developed world, lactic acid bacteria
are usually associated with fermented dairy products and the use of dairy starter cultures has become a whole industry this century.
The new technology significantly reduces production cost and is highly effective against key strains of bacteria
that have become resistant to antibiotics commonly used to treat infections.
Cooling towers on buildings harbor amoebas infected with both known and unknown types of bacteria
These researchers are hunting for bacteria
and fungi that can help turn plant waste into a liquid fuel called ethanol.