staphylococcus


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Related to staphylococcus: streptococcus, Staph infection, Staphylococcus epidermidis
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spherical Gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies

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NEW YORK, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Summary Global Markets Direct's, 'Community Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infections - Pipeline Review, H1 2015', provides an overview of the Community Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infections's therapeutic pipeline.
2,3) Culture of the uropygial gland of healthy psittacine birds identified species of Staphylococcus, but failed to identify what other species of bacteria can be present.
Micreos, a Dutch biotech, has developed Staphefekt(TM), a bacteria-killing enzyme, or endolysin, specific to Staphylococcus aureus, which is equally effective in killing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) as methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus(MSSA).
The species that most frequently cause diseases in humans are Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, and Staphylococcus haemolyticus.
Lethal necrotizing pneumonia caused by an ST398 Staphylococcus aureus strain.
in North America, Europe, Australia, Singapore) due to the epidemic spread of several epidemic clonal subtypes of resistant Staphylococcus aureus (Dufour et al, 2002; Holmes et al, 2005; Linde et al, 2005; Naas et al, 2005; Wannet et al, 2005; Wijaya et al, 2006).
There will be a more in depth discussion of this topic in an accompanying paper (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Molecular Aspects of Antimicrobial Resistance and Virulence).
He also observed that the removal of zinc using an organic compound called diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid (DTPA) prevented biofilm formation by Staphylococcus epidermidis and Staphylococcus aureus.
Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA)-17cases per100,000 bed days: Staphylococcus aureus, carried by one in three people in their noses, causes boils and infected skin wounds.
Despite the general improvement in public health, the use of potent antimicrobial agents, and the strict application of hospital infection-control measures, the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) continues to increase with multidrug resistance as a common phenotype.
Ceftobiprole is the first anti-MRSA broad-spectrum cephalosporin to demonstrate efficacy in a large clinical trial in patients infected with staphylococcal infections, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Some of the pathogenic bacteria most predominantly found in indoor bioaerosols are members of the Staphylococcus genus because of their ubiquitous nature (Wieser & Busse, 2000).
The purportedly resistant strains have included community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) (4,5) and ciprofloxacin-resistant Pseudomonas spp.
In the May 18 Nature, the researchers report that platensimycin promptly kills lab-dish colonies of staphylococcus and enterococcus bacteria that resist drugs such as vancomycin and methicillin.
During initial work on one blood culture a staphylococcus was seen.
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