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.
The Microbiome, Our Health, and Other Poop - Biotech/Biomedical
Aug 31, 2013 ... Bacterial infections, such as antibiotic-resistant Clostridium difficile infection which causes 14,000 deaths a year, are usually acquired in ...
Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria - Sexually Transmitted Diseases - STDs
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"
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 ways to treat ...
Drug Resistance in Bacteria - Evolution - About.com
A look at how drug or antibiotic resistance in bacteria is caused by evolution through natural selection.
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 ...
Urinary Tract Infection - Health Topics A-Z - About.com
A combination of amoxicillin-clavulanate (Augmentin) is now sometimes given for drug-resistant infections. Amoxicillin or Augmentin may be useful for UTIs ...
MRSA, C.Diff and Other Superbug Hospital Acquired Infections
MRSA, C.Diff, CRE (CRKP) and other superbug infections are acquired in ... are colonized with the antibiotic resistant form of staph aureus (known as MRSA.) ...
Antibiotic Resistance - Biology - About.com
Researchers are looking at different ways to combat antibiotic resistance in bacteria. These novel methods may lead to new antibiotics that can destroy resistant ...