Articles related to drug resistant microorganisms
Tracking the Spread of Bacteria Around the Globe with DNA ...
As a result, they can track how new strains of virulent bacteria have evolved into global pandemics. ... Worldwide Pandemics of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria.
Our Microbiome, Our Health, and Other Poop: Our Bacterial Help ...
Aug 31, 2013 ... It has become evident just how important of the microbial organisms living ... 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 - About Evolution
A look at how drug or antibiotic resistance in bacteria is caused by evolution through natural selection.
What Is a Superbug? Glossary Definition - Infectious Diseases
Jun 16, 2014 ... Definition: A strain of bacteria that is resistant to one or more antibiotic(s) that would normally treat the bacteria. The increasing emergence of ...
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.) ...