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The product was approved to treat hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia caused by the susceptible Gram-negative microorganisms that include Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter cloacae, Escherichia coli, Serratia marcescens, Proteus mirabilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Haemophilus influenzae in patients 18 years of age or older.
In the other approach, cellulose can be prepared from the bacterial species Acetobacter xylinum, which is one of the most effective species for bacterial cellulose preparation and has high percent yield and uniform size and shape.
They were divided into bacterial infection group (N=70) and non-bacterial infection group (N=66).
We don't expect that bacterial vaginosis is the direct cause of STIs but rather they influence their risk," Dr.
Bacterial infections in patients with liver cirrhosis usually manifest as spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP), urinary tract infections, and pneumonia.
Diagnosis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis was based on increased ascitic fluid absolute polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PMN) count (= 250 cells / mm3) and/or positive bacterial culture.
Previously considered a benign condition, bacterial vaginosis has been related to many complications of pregnancy including chorioamnionitis, preterm delivery, preterm labor, premature rupture of membranes and possibly spontaneous abortion and many gynecological conditions including pelvic inflammatory disease, post hysterectomy vaginal cuff cellulitis and endometritis.
Bacterial cellulose has certain advantages over plant cellulose for bandages, such as being more hydrophilic with the ability to form three dimensional layers for effective moisture content.
They cover approaches to the study of bacterial pathogenesis, bacterial adhesion to the cell surface and extracellular matrix of host tissues, poisoning the host by toxins, cellular invasion by bacterial pathogens, and bacterial evasion of host defenses.
The authors looked at the sensitivity and specificity of the WHO guidelines in diagnosing invasive bacterial disease--susceptibility of isolated organisms to recommended antimicrobials.
Virulence mechanisms of bacterial pathogens, 4th ed.
An identical set of fresh tissue sections was collected for routine bacterial culture and viral analysis.
The Bacterial Meningitis Score, which accurately predicted children at low risk for bacterial meningitis, could help physicians determine which children require hospital admission, according to Dr.
Psychosocial stress may be a factor in the development of bacterial vaginosis, a condition that can lead to adverse obstetric outcomes, genital tract infections and increased susceptibility to STDs.
According to Mager, the balance among the 700-or-so bacterial species that live in a healthy person's mouth is relatively stable.