News tagged with pseudomonas aeruginosa
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University of Cambridge researchers have discovered how an antibiotic-resistant superbug exploits oxygen-limited conditions in the lungs of patients with severe respiratory disease to thrive.
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have developed a new technique which has the potential to kill off hospital superbugs like Pseudomonas aeruginosa, C. difficile and MRSA.
Medical research Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Healthy people's lungs are home to a diverse community of microbes that differs markedly from the bacteria found in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients. That's the result of new research from Stanford ...
Medical research Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who become infected with the bacterium Pseudomonas aerguinosa are more likely to have worse clinical outcomes and experience more hospitalizations during the course ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Experts from Bristol and Nottingham are leading a major new national study to investigate whether intravenous antibiotics are effective in killing a common germ that causes dangerous complications in cystic fibrosis (CF) ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
After 70 years, antibiotics are still the primary treatment for halting the spread of bacterial infections. But the prevalence of antibiotic resistance is now outpacing the rate of new drug discovery and approval.
Medical research Oct 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Results from a comprehensive multi-site clinical trial demonstrated that the use of antimicrobial copper surfaces in intensive care unit rooms reduced the amount of bacteria in the rooms by 97 percent and resulted in a 41 ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Compared to a standard diagnostic procedure, infants with cystic fibrosis who received treatment based on a diagnostic procedure involving obtaining and culturing fluid samples from the lungs did not have a lower prevalence ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Children with cystic fibrosis (CF) who have poor lung function early in life are more likely also to have poor lung function in adolescence, regardless of whether they are exposed to a common infection caused by the bacteria ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0