News tagged with virulence factors
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Scientists at the University of Liverpool are working to identify genes involved in the development of bacterial meningitis to support the search for new vaccine candidates.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Exposure to cigarette smoke has long been associated with increased frequency of respiratory infections—which are harder to treat in smoke-exposed people than in those who lack such exposures. Now Ritwij Kulkarni of Columbia ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Antivirulence drugs disarm pathogens rather than kill them, and although they could be effective in theory, antivirulence drugs have never been tested in humans. A new study to be published in the online journal mBio on Tue ...
Medical research Oct 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The incidence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in the United States is increasing and is associated with follicular infection, most commonly follic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have discovered a way to block the damaging actions of Chlamydia, the bacteria responsible for the largest number of sexually transmitted infections in the United States.
Medical research Jul 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at the Academy of Finland's Centre of Excellence in Computational Inference Research have developed novel computational methods that have yielded essential knowledge of how hospital-acquired bacteria spread and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0