Scientists in UK identify growing trend that threatens to leave patients untreatable
Date: Sep 11, 2019
Source: The Guardian
Author: Denis Campbell Health policy editor
Excerpt:“Bacteria are increasingly developing ways of resisting antibiotics, threatening a future in which patients could become untreatable, […]
Nanofiber-based wound dressings loaded with vitamin D spur the production of an antimicrobial peptide, a key step forward in the battle against surgical site infections, or SSIs.
Date: July 5, 2018
Source: Oregon State University, via ScienceDaily
Excerpt: “The findings by Oregon State University researchers and other collaborators, published Wednesday […]
Pathogenic yeast’s mechanisms of transmission may be via skin.
Date: June 23, 2019
Source: Healio Infectious Disease News
Excerpt: “Patients colonized with Candida auris carry a high burden of the emerging and often multidrug-resistant fungal pathogen on their skin, suggesting that the natural process of skin shedding among these […]