Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientist Working to Find Cure for Common Bloodstream Infection

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bloodstream infections frequently occur and commonly cause death among critically ill patients. Scientists at the University of Maine may have unlocked the answer to treating one of these infections that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Team helps track down deadly bloodstream infection

The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), working with international investigators, have discovered the source of a potential deadly blood infection in more than 50 South American cancer patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Improved methods for detecting bloodstream infections

Bloodstream infections (BSI) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Quick identification of bloodstream pathogens would allow for timely administration of targeted therapy to patients, which could ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Source of bloodstream infection in Wisconsin unknown (Update)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has sent additional investigators to Wisconsin to find the source of a blood infection that officials described as the largest outbreak of the bacteria now linked to at ...

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