Tag: "pseudomonas" at medical news
Tiny Lives Snuffed Out Due To Bad Plumbing
...y and Immunology, says there is little chance of a pseudomonas
outbreak similar to the virulent strains of C. difficile that have caused an estimated 2,000 deaths in Quebec since 2003. Yet Cousineau stressed the incident at Ste-Justine’s as symptomatic of widespread concerns about the spread of germs and hygie...
Genetically Altered Cells Prevent Lethal Infections in Substituted Skin
...ing abilities. These cells were then infected with pseudomonas
aeruginosa, a type of bacteria found commonly in hospitals, and allowed to incubate. Analysis revealed that the genetically altered cells containing HBD4 were more resistant to microbial infections than the unaltered cells. "If it proves effective ...
Indian American Scientist at Work on Multi-targeted Drug
...e of a cure through the use of protein produced by pseudomonas
aeruginosa, a gram-negative bacterium. "I am putting my trust on bugs to offer a complete alternative to chemotherapy in case of cancer. I would like to set up an institute in India in partnership to undertake research and develop next generation o...
New Antibiotics, Need Of The Hour: IDSA
...bsiella, vancomycin-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 ...