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Case: Young girl with long-term rash, repeat staphylococcal infections - Healio



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Case: Young girl with long-term rash, repeat staphylococcal infections 
Healio
You'll find here the case of a 7-year-old girl with a history of eczema and a severe skin rash. She was initially diagnosed with severe atopic dermatitis. Read the case and choose your diagnosis. From the Healio publication, Infectious Diseases in ...

 


Turning to a Discarded Remedy to Defeat Superbugs - Bloomberg



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Turning to a Discarded Remedy to Defeat Superbugs 
Bloomberg
For instance, it's being studied in Paris, Brussels and Lausanne, Switzerland, as a treatment for infections in burn patients. Researchers in Bordeaux, France, plan to test whether it can fight staphylococcal infections in diabetic foot ulcers. Some ...

 


Telephus Medical Founder Awarded $6 Million NIH Grant to Expand Translational Research in Bone Infections - Markets Insider



Telephus Medical Founder Awarded $6 Million NIH Grant to Expand Translational Research in Bone Infections 
Markets Insider
"The significant unmet medical need seen in patients with devastating bone infections is an indication that new, integrated approaches are direly needed to successfully treat these patients. Bone infections such as staphylococcal periprosthetic joint ...

 


Integrated Biotherapeutics Inc. Partners with CARB-X the first Toxoid Based Multivalent Vaccine for Methicillin ... - PR Newswire (press release)



Integrated Biotherapeutics Inc. Partners with CARB-X the first Toxoid Based Multivalent Vaccine for Methicillin ... 
PR Newswire (press release)
"The CARB-X award will help us complete the preclinical studies and the Phase I clinical trial for IBT-V02, the first entirely toxoid based multivalent vaccine for the prevention of infections with Staph Aureus," said Dr. M Javad Aman, President and ...

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ContraFect to Present at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference - GlobeNewswire (press release)



ContraFect to Present at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
ContraFect's initial product candidates include new agents to treat antibiotic-resistant infections such as MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal aureus) and influenza. The Company's lead lysin, CF-301, is currently being studied in a Phase 2 ...

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Fighting antibiotic 'superbugs'?DNA sequencing helps in the battle - Genetic Literacy Project



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Fighting antibiotic 'superbugs'?DNA sequencing helps in the battle 
Genetic Literacy Project
Not every swab will pick up infection each time so cases can sometimes be missed. There were also some women who went to their GP with abscesses (a symptom of Staphylococcal infection) who were the mothers of babies who were on the SCBU.

 


Medical News Today: How to tell if a tattoo is infected - Mendon Journal



Medical News Today: How to tell if a tattoo is infected 
Mendon Journal
Contaminated tattooing equipment and ink can cause bacterial infections, including staph bacteria infections. Some bacterial infections can be transmitted through contaminated equipment, contaminated ink, and the entry of bacteria into the wound site.

 


ContraFect to Present at the 2nd Annual Superdrugs and Superbugs USA Conference - Markets Insider



ContraFect to Present at the 2nd Annual Superdrugs and Superbugs USA Conference 
Markets Insider
ContraFect's initial product candidates include new agents to treat antibiotic-resistant infections such as MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal aureus) and influenza. The Company's lead lysin, CF-301, is currently being studied in a Phase 2 ...

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Helperby Therapeutics develops sustainable solution for antibiotic resistance - BSA bureau (press release)



BSA bureau (press release)
 
Helperby Therapeutics develops sustainable solution for antibiotic resistance 
BSA bureau (press release)
Principal treatments currently in development include; Clinical trials, Urinary tract infections, Intra-abdominal infections, Skin infections and MRSA - Removal of nasal carriage of MRSA to prevent post-surgical staphylococcal infections. Helperby's ...
World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19 November 2017 World Health Organization

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Closing the Brief Case: Bacteremia and Vertebral Osteomyelitis Due to Staphylococcus schleiferi - Journal of Clinical Microbiology



Closing the Brief Case: Bacteremia and Vertebral Osteomyelitis Due to Staphylococcus schleiferi 
Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Answer: A. The tube coagulase test detects the presence of free coagulase that is secreted by S. aureus and other coagulase-positive Staphylococcus species. The slide coagulase test detects the presence of bound coagulase (also known as clumping factor ...