Infection Treatment

Infection Treatment

Infection treatment

Staphylococcus Aureus

Two Laboratory Tests you Must Demand: Advice from MRSA Survivors and a Scientist

Abstract: Background: More people in the US now die from Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections than from HIV/AIDS. Often acquired in healthcare facilities or during...
Antibiotic Stewardship

Antibiotic Stewardship: Protecting a Precious Resource

Penicillin, one of the world's first antibiotics, was discovered in 1928 by the British scientist, Sir Alexander Fleming.  It was further developed for medicinal...
Invasive Mould Infectionsvideo

Management of Invasive Mould Infections

Abstract: Fungal diagnostics is an often overlooked field that has indirectly resulted in an increase in the number of antifungal-resistant pathogens. Fungal infections, such as...
Non-Antibiotic Disinfection in the Poultry Industry: A Case for Super Oxidized Water

Non-Antibiotic Disinfection in the Poultry Industry: A Case for Super Oxidized Water

Abstract: There is a need for the elimination of antibiotic growth promoters in the poultry industry due to the rapid development of antibiotic drug resistance...
The Changing Face of Sepsisvideo

The Changing Face of Sepsis

Abstract: There are few infections that can result in death or lifelong impairment in mere hours. Sepsis is caused by an inflammatory response by the...
Food Recalls

Food Recalls: European Union – Week 24

Abstract: This article provides a summary of the food recalls in the European Union for Week 24, 2015 Main Article: This week on the EU RASFF (Rapid...

Fighting Infections in a Microbial World

Abstract: Bacteria can be found everywhere, including in the human body where it plays an important role in our health. Your bacterial ecosystem is referred...
Antibiotic Syringe Near Small Quail Cage In Partridge Farm

6 Factors That Have Caused Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance has become a global threat, and with Antibiotic Awareness Week, it is important to understand the series of events that have led...
Complete the Course

The “Fatal Warning” Antibiotics Don’t Have

Abstract: Combating infectious diseases takes a community effort.  However, one of the most important messages that the public often hears, but doesn’t understand is “Complete...
Food Recalls

Food Recalls: North America May 29 – June 4, 2016

Main Article: May 29 – June 4, 2016 – The following items were (voluntarily) recalled in Canada and the United States: Canada Microbiological: Listeria monocytogenes in CLIF® Bar...