Articles related to drug resistant microorganisms
Tracking the Spread of Bacteria Around the Globe with DNA ...
A couple of just published studies took advantage of this approach to look at the spread of two particularly aggressive antibiotic-resistant infectious bacteria.
Our Microbiome, Our Health, and Other Poop: Our Bacterial Help ...
Aug 31, 2013 ... Perhaps this is why this personal ecology of micro-organisms each of us ... Bacterial infections, such as antibiotic-resistant Clostridium difficile ...
Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria - Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are bacteria that have evolved with the ability to resist treatment by certain classes of antibiotics.
Prevention of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria or "Superbugs"
Aug 14, 2014 ... These multi-drug resistant strains of bacteria are a problem because of the large degree of death and disease caused by them and the limited ...
Superbugs on the Rise--Emerging Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
A superbug is a term used in the lay-media to describe a strain of bacteria that is resistant to most prescribed antibiotics. These emerging strains of bacteria can ...
What is Drug Resistance - Lung Cancer - About.com
May 13, 2013 ... Drug resistance can develop in a few ways. Cancer cells (or microorganisms such as bacteria or viruses) can adapt so that they are no longer ...
The Danger of Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea
Feb 3, 2014 ... Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea is on the rise. ... the choices are narrowing as multi- drug-resistant strains of the bacteria continue to appear.
Drug Resistance in Bacteria - Evolution - About.com
A look at how drug or antibiotic resistance in bacteria is caused by evolution through natural selection.
MRSA, C.Diff and Other Superbug Hospital Acquired Infections
Jul 16, 2014 ... ... about one-third of people are "colonized" with the bacteria staph aureus, ... with the antibiotic resistant form of staph aureus (known as MRSA.) ...
What Is an MRSA Infection and What Does MRSA Look Like?
Jun 17, 2014 ... MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is an extremely difficult to ... Each new drug causes a shift in the DNA of the bacteria, which ...