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Why Isn't There a Vaccine for Staph?
Why Isn't There a Vaccine for Staph?
Washington University in St. Louis | Dec 30, 2019
New approach points to untapped immune cells, early immunization
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Trends in Clinical Microbiology Diagnostic Methods
Trends in Clinical Microbiology Diagnostic Methods
Michelle Dotzert, PhD | Dec 1, 2019
Emerging methods focus in speed, accuracy, and cost effectiveness
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Microbiology Solutions for the Clinical Lab
Microbiology Solutions for the Clinical Lab
Clinical Lab Manager | Sep 30, 2019
Clinical diagnostic tools for microbial infections are constantly evolving and improving
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Anemia May Contribute to the Spread of Dengue Fever
Anemia May Contribute to the Spread of Dengue Fever
University of Connecticut | Sep 18, 2019
Iron-deficient blood makes it easier for dengue virus to colonize and multiply in mosquitoes' guts
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Salmonella Causing Bloodstream Infections in Central Africa Resistant to Nearly All Drugs
Salmonella Causing Bloodstream Infections in Central Africa Resistant to Nearly All Drugs
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute | Sep 6, 2019
A multifaceted approach will be needed to track and control the spread of extensively drug-resistant Salmonella, including further microbiological and genomic surveillance
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BRCA1/2 Genetic Testing Recommendations Still Leave Issues Unresolved
BRCA1/2 Genetic Testing Recommendations Still Leave Issues Unresolved
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine | Aug 20, 2019
Leaders in BRCA research say screening recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force are a positive step forward, but testing of individuals with the highest risk must improve
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Scientists Find Powerful Potential Weapon to Overcome Antibiotic Resistance
Scientists Find Powerful Potential Weapon to Overcome Antibiotic Resistance
University of North Carolina School of Medicine | Aug 14, 2019
UNC researchers led by Brian Conlon, PhD, discover how molecules called rhamnolipids could make common aminoglycoside antibiotics effective against the toughest Staph infections
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Lung Cell Patches Its Own DNA on the Fly to Survive Influenza
Lung Cell Patches Its Own DNA on the Fly to Survive Influenza
Duke University | Aug 1, 2019
Resilient cells make lung less hospitable to viruses, but may be double-edged sword
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Blood Test May Predict Risk of Recurrence for Breast Cancer Patients
Blood Test May Predict Risk of Recurrence for Breast Cancer Patients
City of Hope | Jul 10, 2019
City of Hope scientists are trying to change how doctors treat patients with solid tumors