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Bacterial discovery may help CF patients

...sis patients. "During lung infection, Pseudomonas aeruginosa creates a biofilm, a soup rich in proteins, complex sugars and DNA. This biofilm plays a vital role in establishing bacterial colonies that are also resistant to antibiotics and the host's immune response," Mattick said. Scientists have known for a ...

The Use Of Colistin To Treat Cystic Fibrosis Questioned

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a potentially life-threatening infection for patients with cystic fibrosis. To treat the infection, doctors often prescribe an inhaled drug called colistin (Coly-Mycin S Otic).// However, use of this drug is controversial because some patients ex...

The Polymicrobial Nature Of Diabetic Foot Infections

...ntimicrobial therapy. S. aureus and P. aeruginosa were found to be the most common causes of diabetic foot infections. Anaerobic organisms, majority of them were bacteroids, are still a common cause for infection, although the prevalence is less. These wounds may require use of combined antimicrob...

Worms Learn To Choose Their Diet

...ume a lot of these pathogenic strains (Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Serratia marcescens) they propagate within the...ogenic bacteria Serratia marcescens or Pseudomonas aeruginosa in addition to E.coli OP50 bacteria. Worms that were brought up on the pathogenic diet avoided it ...

Helicobacter pylori effectively killed by Sodium nitrite

...hat the same genetic change that turns Pseudomonas aeruginosa into a sticky, antibiotic-resistant killer also leaves it susceptible to destruction by slightly acidified sodium nitrite, a common chemical that is widely used in the curing of lunch meat, sausages and bacon. The bacteria is present in the form of A...

Sodium Nitrate Destroys The Bacteria That Plugs The Air Passage In CF Patients

...the University of Cincinnati said that Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the bacteria that form mucus and threatens the lives of CF (Cystic Fibrosis) patients. P. aeruginosa, multiplies extensively in the lungs and airways of CF patients resulting in the formation of antibiotic and phagocyte-resistant biofilms. This...

New Antibiotics, Need Of The Hour: IDSA

...comycin-resistant enterococcus faecium pseudomonas aeruginosa and aspergillus. Infections with the above-mentioned organisms pose a significant threat to the survival of the individual. Moreover, these infections are seen frequently in the medical set up that aggravates the need for development of novel treat...

Treatment of Bacterial Infection Paves the Way to Treat CF Infection

...cted cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. // Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) is the bacteria which secretes proteins that ... person with cystic fibrosis (CF).’ Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA), a pathogen that infects more than 80 percent of cystic fibrosis patients, is a leading cause o...

The Outbreak of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa In An LA Hospital, Makes 7 Children Sick

...yngoscope used to inspect an infant's larynx. P. aeruginosa is a common bacterium found in water and soil and can spread through body contact, fluids and water. In most people, it is not dangerous, because our immune systems can ward off infection. But those with weakened immune systems, such as newborns wh...

Garlic Hope in Infection Fight

...nd which may, ultimately, be fatal. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the most common causes of chronic infection in CF patients. Current treatment aims to eradicate it when it first appears. If the infection becomes established it may be suppressed with antibiotic nebulisers. However, these have a major impa...

Bacteria Fighter Goes Where Antibiotics Can't

...o acids that attacks Pseudomonas aeruginosa. P aeruginosa is the bacterium behind serious lung infections in...this particular peptide deadly accurate against P. aeruginosa while leaving other bacteria alone. The new peptide was also 60 times less likely to adhere to red b...

Tiny Lives Snuffed Out Due To Bad Plumbing

...al intensive care ward. The bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa was discovered to be breeding in colonies within a faulty plumbing system, after several false alarms. The deaths occurred in 2004 and 2005. Accordingly, almost 50 babies were infected at Sainte-Justine during that period with the bacterium, which...

New Drug Application Submitted for Investigational Antibiotic Doripenem

...sed by Gram-negative bacteria, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Enterobacteriaceae, including strains of these...at are resistant to other therapies. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the leading causes of hospital-acquired infections and, because of increasing multi-drug r...

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