Navigation Links
Antibiotic-resistant typhoid likely to spread despite drug control program
Date:12/9/2013

but resistance is rising. Withdrawing or restricting the use of this class of antibiotics is one approach to try and combat the spread of resistance. However, the results of this study suggest that we need to think beyond this , as antibiotic resistance will likely continue to rise even if these strategies are implemented."

Dr Jimmy Whitworth, Head of International Activities at the Wellcome Trust, said: "These important findings from researchers in Vietnam are very worrying. If confirmed, one of our main strategies for controlling drug-resistance in typhoid will be ineffective. We will need to concentrate on developing more effective and affordable vaccines, and improving water supplies and sanitation, a Herculean task for low and middle income countries."

There are an estimated 21 million cases of typhoid fever around the world each year. If left untreated, it's estimated that up to one in five with the disease will die and of those who survive, some will have permanent physical or mental disabilities. According to a World Health Organization report, 90% of the world's typhoid deaths occur in Asia and the disease persists mainly in children under five years.

Typhoid infects the gut and bloodstream, causing fever that can reach temperatures of 39-40 C and constipation or diarrhoea. The disease can be associated with other characteristics including, rose-coloured spots on the chest, confusion and perforation of the gut.


'/>"/>

Contact: Jen Middleton
j.middleton@wellcome.ac.uk
44-207-611-7262
Wellcome Trust
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Antibiotic-resistant pathogens persist in antibiotic-free pigs
2. New study shows how copper restricts the spread of global antibiotic-resistant infections
3. Scientists notch a win in war against antibiotic-resistant bacteria
4. Lack of energy an enemy to antibiotic-resistant microbes
5. Researchers track antibiotic-resistant strains of Salmonella from farm to fork
6. Costs for changing pollution criteria in Florida waters likely to exceed EPA estimates
7. Evidence shows that anti-depressants likely do more harm than good, researchers find
8. Nearly one-tenth of hemispheres mammals unlikely to outrun climate change
9. Girls mathematics performance more likely to suffer than boys as a result of mathematics anxiety
10. Research warns Asia unlikely to achieve climate, poverty goals unless womens rights are recognized
11. Southern elephant seals likely detect prey bioluminescence for foraging
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... invisible is probably the ultimate form of camouflage: you ... And this strategy is not as uncommon as you ... Baltimore County, USA, explains that the larval life stages ... one part of the anatomy that most creatures cannot ... eyes have to shield each individual eye unit with ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... UCLA atmospheric scientists were instrumental in the creation of ... tool to classify the fire threat potential of the ... a spark into an inferno. The index was introduced ... with UCLA and San Diego Gas and Electric. , ... to "extreme" that will be used to help fire ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... genetic disorder known as Jacobsen syndrome has been linked ... researchers at San Diego State University and the University ... treatment options for people with Jacobsen syndrome, the finding ... autism., Jacobsen syndrome affects approximately 1 in 100,000 people, ... in a person when there is a deletion at ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Transparent larvae hide opaque eyes behind reflections 2UCLA scientists play key role in developing new Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index 2A link between Jacobsen syndrome and autism 2
... is difficult to measure accurately each nation,s contribution of carbon ... the ground as coal, gas, and oil, and these fuels ... to generate the energy that is used to make products. ... countries where they are consumed. A team led by Carnegie,s ...
... The University of Texas at Austin whose technology developments in ... tens of thousands of patients with diseases such as cancer ... Institute of Medicine (IOM). Established in 1970, IOM is ... institute is considered one of the highest honors in health ...
... of spinal cord injury is receiving attention in the ... the department of biomedical engineering at NJIT, recently has ... micro-electrical stimulators for individuals with spinal cord injuries. ... year of support from a four-year, $1.4 million National ...
Cached Biology News:Links in the chain: Global carbon emissions and consumption 2UT professor elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies 2UT professor elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies 3NJIT researcher testing micro-electronic stimulators for spinal cord injuries 2
(Date:9/18/2014)... MX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 September ... Mexico City, MX. ASEA is the manufacturer of the ... the skin care product, RENU28. , The Mexico ... Vice President Duvan Botero, and ASEA Field Leader Shawn ... holds a PhD in Atomic/Medical Physics from the University ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. , Sept. 17, 2014  PDL ... notified by its independent registered accounting firm, Ernst & Young ... The resignation was confirmed in a letter delivered to the ... 8-K filed on September 16, 2014.  PDL ... "We have received a number of inquiries on ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... -- The global consumption of squalene / squalane is expected ... skin-identical chemical that finds applications in various end user industries ... in other applications like high grade lubrication, and fiber coating ... players and is regionally segregated. Sophim ( France ... ( Japan ), SeaDragon Marine Oils Ltd. ( ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... , Sept. 17, 2014  The In Silico ... that will be featured at the conference, which takes ... on December 3 and 4, 2014. Researchers, students, drug ... to hear the following: KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ... Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy Drug ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Announcing the ASEA Mexico Grand Opening Tour Beginning September 18th 2PDL BioPharma Issues Statement on Resignation of Ernst and Young as Corporate Auditors 2PDL BioPharma Issues Statement on Resignation of Ernst and Young as Corporate Auditors 3Squalene Market by Source (Animal & Vegetable) & by End-user Industry (Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals & Food Industry) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019 2Squalene Market by Source (Animal & Vegetable) & by End-user Industry (Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals & Food Industry) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019 3In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 2In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 3In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 4In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 5In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 6In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 7
... Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN ) today announced that ... financial results on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 after the close ... a conference call with the investment community at 2:00 p.m. ... Kevin Sharer, chairman and chief executive officer, and other members ...
... 2011 Sensus Healthcare is pleased to ... professional skin care products to be exclusively offered by ... Cases of skin cancer are on the rise and ... taking new aim at skin cancer (SM) in ...
... 2011 Cephalon, Inc., (Nasdaq: CEPH ) will hold ... founder and late Chairman and CEO on February 1, 2011, at ... Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Baldino founded Cephalon in ... one of the top ten biotechnology companies in the world. He ...
Cached Biology Technology:Amgen Announces Webcast of 2010 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results 2Sensus Healthcare Announces New Professional Skin Care Line - Sensus Skin Solutions™ 2Cephalon to Hold Public Memorial Service to Celebrate the Life of Company Founder, Frank Baldino, Jr., Ph.D. 2
Rat CINC-2 alpha/beta Affinity Purified Polyclonal Ab...
Tachykinin (H-2)...
...
... to significantly increase the shelf life of ... increased at room temperature storage conditions in ... is subjected to 0.45 micron filtration, and ... formulation insures consistently high levels of activity ...
Biology Products: