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Synonyms for antimicrobial

an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease

capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms

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gonorrhoeae antimicrobial drug susceptibility data from the Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project (GISP), antimicrobial drug consumption data from IMS Health, and US Census data for population denominators.
The collection of data from multiple sources, including enhanced sales data from antimicrobial animal drug sponsors, is important for providing a comprehensive and science-based picture of antimicrobial drug use and resistance in animal agriculture.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered all drugstores and pharmacies to prominently display infomercials on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to raise awareness on the ill effects of the abuse and misuse of antibiotics and antimicrobial drugs.
9 December 2011 - Canadian biopharmaceutical firm Indel Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday it had been issued its second patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its novel antimicrobial drug discovery platform.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee (NDAC) recently met to consider the safety and efficacy of consumer topical antimicrobial drugs.
In vitro (in the test tube) experiments in the laboratories of Chemeq Ltd have shown that Chemeq's antimicrobial drug (0.
Preventing further dissemination of MDR organisms among war-injured refugees from Syria at hosting healthcare facilities requires an effective surveillance system, investment in infection prevention and control, appropriate antimicrobial drug stewardship, and urgent laboratory capacity building inside Syria and in the refugee-host countries.
Once a manufacturer voluntarily makes these changes, its medically important antimicrobial drugs can no longer be used for production purposes, and their use to treat, control, or prevent disease in animals will require veterinary oversight.
coli isolates from Arctic birds carried resistance to 14 of the 17 antimicrobial drugs tested.
OSLO, Norway -- The Norwegian pharmaceutical company Lytix Biopharma today announces the successful completion of two Phase I/IIa studies with the topical antimicrobial drug Lytixar(TM) (LTX-109) - one for nasal decolonisation of MRSA / MSSA (methicillin-resistant and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus) bacteria and one for treatment of Gram+ skin infections.
However, topics of intense debate include the widespread use of antimicrobial drugs in animals, the extent to which antimicrobial drug use in animals affects human health, what drugs used in animals could be cause for concern to humans, and how to prevent overall risks to human health.
According to Lytix Biopharma CEO Gunnar Saelid, "We are delighted to announce the approvals by the Hungarian Regulatory Authorities and appropriate Ethics Committee to test our novel antimicrobial drug Lytixar(TM) (LTX-109) in patients whom have skin infections caused by Gram positive bacteria.
coli isolates are generally resistant to cephalosporins and often to other antimicrobial drug classes.
According to Lytix Biopharma CEO Gunnar Saelid, "We are delighted to announce the approvals by the Swedish Regulatory Authorities and appropriate Ethics Committee to test our novel antimicrobial drug Lytixar(TM) (LTX-109) in individuals, who are nasal carriers of MRSA.
Real-time screening for genes associated with antimicrobial drug resistance, such as penA mosaic alleles yielding decreased susceptibility to oral extended-spectrum cephalosporins, may be a valuable method to determine treatment (3).
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