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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.
http://biotech.about.com/od/DNA-Sequencing/a/Tracking-The-Spread-Of-Bacteria-Around-The-Globe-With-Dna-Sequencing.htm
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 ...
http://biotech.about.com/od/technicaltheory/a/The-Microbiome-Our-Health-And-Other-Poop.htm
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.
http://std.about.com/od/glossary/g/antiresgloss.htm
Watch Out for Superbugs! An Overview of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
If treatment with antibiotic X is incomplete, there is a good chance that antibiotic- resistant bacteria will emerge and continue to grow until the infection is ...
http://infectiousdiseases.about.com/od/rarediseases/a/superbugs.htm
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 ...
http://infectiousdiseases.about.com/od/rarediseases/a/rising_superbug.htm
What is Drug Resistance - Lung Cancer - About.com
Oct 2, 2012 ... 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 ...
http://lungcancer.about.com/od/glossary/g/drugresistance.htm
The Danger of Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea
Aug 24, 2010 ... Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea is on the rise. ... the choices are narrowing as multi- drug-resistant strains of the bacteria continue to appear.
http://std.about.com/od/gonorrhea/a/Antibiotic-Resistant-Gonorrhea.htm
MRSA, C.Diff and Other Superbug Hospital Acquired Infections
For example, about one-third of people are "colonized" with the bacteria ... are colonized with the antibiotic resistant form of staph aureus (known as MRSA.) ...
http://patients.about.com/od/atthehospital/a/hais.htm
Drug Resistance in Bacteria - Evolution - About.com
A look at how drug or antibiotic resistance in bacteria is caused by evolution through natural selection.
http://evolution.about.com/od/evidence/a/Drug-Resistance-In-Bacteria.htm
What Is an MRSA Infection and What Does MRSA Look Like?
Apr 17, 2011 ... MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is an extremely difficult to ... Each new drug causes a shift in the DNA of the bacteria, which ...
http://patients.about.com/od/hospitalinfectiontypes/a/What-Is-A-Mrsa-Infection-And-What-Does-Mrsa-Look-Like.htm
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