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Mrsa | Despite Generic Vancomycin's Continued Dominance Of The MRSA Market, Branded Agents Cubicin And Zyvox Emerge As ...

BURLINGTON, Mass., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Decision Resources Group finds that overall, infectious disease (ID) specialists and non-ID physicians (critical care and internal medicine specialists) prefer the branded agents Cubist’s Cubicin (daptomycin) and Pfizer’s Zyvox (linezolid), respectively, when treating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in the hospital. Nearly    .. more …

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What Is Mrsa | Cleanliness Of Canadian Hospitals Less Than Optimal: Survey

The findings come from an online survey completed in 2012 and the first half of 2013 by infection control professionals at 119 hospitals nationwide. The survey was designed to assess how well infection control programs collaborate with environmental services ” the people responsible for disinfecting patient rooms.Questions focused on staff training, hospital cleanliness and infection rates for    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | How Flesh-Eating Bacteria Evolved To Be Deadly

The bacteria that cause the sometimes deadly “flesh-eating” infections evolved in just a few steps from bacteria that cause only minor illnesses, new research shows.The bacteria known as Group A Streptococcus underwent four major genetic changes as it transformed into the type that causes the life-threatening disease called necrotizing fasciitis.Understanding how this microbe turned deadly will    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Flesh Eating.... ?

How does someone get a flesh eating virus?Like that one girl on America’s next top model! Like where,how can you get it?How did that girl on antm get it.How can i prevent it?It’s caused by a bacteria not a virus. There is no flesh eating virus. This disease it causes is called Necrotizing fasciitis. Necrotizing fasciitis is caused by several kinds of bacteria. The most common cause is infection    .. more …

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New Staff Outbreak | Anyone See The Movie Outbreak!?

We watched the movie in class, and i was absent for one day so missed some of it1) What is the general reaction of the health care workers at the hospital? why?2) What was the mode of transmission in 1967? What is the mode of transmission now? What is the biggest difference between the two modes?3) What are the similarities/differences between the natives’ and the military’s techniques of dealing    .. more …

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New Staff Outbreak | Why Was Germany To Blame For The Outbreak Of WWI?

I need to write a speech for History. I only really want why Germany was to blame. Please no exaggeration and please get your facts right!THANK YOU!!!I will choose the best answer today!!!Germany was at trouble with many nations – Russia, France and Britain.Germany was not responsible for the First World War; rather, of the initial combatants in WWI they bear equal if not lesser blame.It is fair    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | How Do People Get The Flesh Eating Bacteria?

if i put my saliva on a popped pimple would i get it…Its also known as necrotizing fasciitisMany different types of bacteria can cause this infection. A very severe and usually deadly form of necrotizing soft tissue infection is due to Streptococcus pyogenes, which is sometimes called “flesh-eating bacteria.”Necrotizing soft tissue infection develops when the bacteria enters the body, usually    .. more …

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Mrsa Treatment | Researchers Launch Phase 1 Clinical Trial Of Potential MRSA Treatment

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 24-Jan-2014 Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan padmanabhannm@niaid.nih.gov 301-402-1663 NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Researchers launch Phase 1 clinical trial of potential MRSA treatment Drug represents a novel class of antibiotics WHAT: Scientists have begun the first human clinical trial of EDP-788, an investigational oral antibiotic intended to treat    .. more …

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Staph Infection | University Of Iowa Researchers Develop New Staph Infection Vaccine

University of Iowa researchers have developed a new vaccine to protect against Staphylococcus-caused pneumonia, and they hope it will be preventing illnesses and saving lives in as soon as two years.The vaccine targets infections caused by Staphylococus aureus bacteria, commonly called staph, including drug-resistant strains like MRSA that kill thousands of Americans every year. Because some    .. more …

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