Tag: "bacillus" at medical news
NanoSensors Provides Update on Its Biosensor to Detect E.coli and Salmonella
...oisoning is caused by food-borne pathogens such as bacillus
cereus, campylobacter jejuni, e.coli and streptococcus. The Company' research indicates that there is not a product out on the market that is easy to use and provides timely results. The current process to detect for e.coli is through a bio-chemical ...
IDRI and Chembio to Develop Tests for Leishmaniasis and Leprosy
...ated to the organism that causes tuberculosis. The bacillus
primarily grows within lesions in the cooler body areas such as the skin, limbs, eyes, and nasal cavity. The damage of the peripheral nerves leads to muscle weakness and atrophy, and numbness or loss of sensitivity to touch and heat in several areas ...
TB Vaccines: Ring Out the New, Bring in the Old
...of the Institut Pasteur opine that modern BCG or bacillus
Calmette Guerin vaccines used in immunization of 2 million children around the world weekly, are losing their power, probably due to changes in the genetic strains used. The evolution of these strains and the subsequent loss of certain genes, are...
Government Allot More Funds for Revised TB Program
...y 40 percent of the population is infected with TB bacillus
but only 10 percent break down to full-blown disease in their lifetime, Minister of State for Health P. Lakshmi said Friday. "The RNTCP Phase-II of the World Bank Project has been approved by the government for the period October 2006 to September ...
Tuberculosis: The Bacillus Takes Refuge in Adipose Cells
...e Pasteur has recently shown that the tuberculosis bacillus
hides from the immune system in its host's fat cel...r fighting tuberculosis. Attempts to eradicate the bacillus
entirely from infected individuals should take these newly identified reservoir cells into account. ...
Vitamin D May Help In Fight Against Tuberculosis
... studies that mice effectively combat the tubercle bacillus
by production of nitric oxide in macrophages, the ...ke receptors by specific molecules of the tubercle bacillus
activates an enzyme (Cyp27B1) and Vitamin D receptors, resulting in conversion of inactive form of t...
BCG vaccine for both Protection and treatment of Tuberculosis
...nts, which may be a risk factor. As the tubercle bacillus
can involve every organ system, its clinical manifestations are variable, ranging from fatigue, weakness, weight loss and fever may be signs of tuberculosis disease. Pulmonary involvement giving rise to chronic cough and spitting of blood usually is ...
Prototype Detector detects Anthrax Quickly
... often at the species level. Identification of the bacillus
in minutes, is a crucial step in alerting a building’s occupants to flee the deadly bacteria, as well as in activating defenses such as anti-anthrax foam dispersal systems. The patent-applied-for detector, in which commercial interest has been expres...
Sequencing of the Plague
...ght be relatively easy to develop as weapons. The bacillus
that causes bubonic plague, Yersinia pestis, commonly infects rodents in Asia, Africa and the Americas. But it occasionally spreads to humans, with fatal effect.It does so by infecting both insects and mammals. Fleas that feed on infected rodents swa...