CDC links c.difficile superbug to deaths of 29,000 Americans a year
Clostridium difficile infects nearly half a million American's each year and is linked to 29,000 deaths, according to new research carried out by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC links c.difficile superbug to deaths of 29,000 Americans a year
Clostridium difficile infects nearly half a million American's each year and is linked to 29,000 deaths, according to new research carried out by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli (/ˌɛʃɨˈrɪkiə ˈkoʊlaɪ/; commonly abbreviated E. coli) is a Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Escherichia that is commonly found in the lower int...
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Clostridium ramosum
Clostridium ramosum is an anaerobic, non-motile, thin, spore-forming, gram-positive bacterium that is among the gut flora of humans.
The bacterium has a possible obesogenic potential but the under...
Rho factor
A ρ factor (Rho factor) is a prokaryotic protein involved in the termination of transcription. Rho factor binds to the transcription terminator pause site, an exposed region of single stranded RNA (a ...
Rho factor - Wikipedia
Escherichia albertii
Escherichia albertii is a species of bacteria in the same genus as E. coli. It was described in 2003 after being isolated from the diarrhoea of Bangladeshi children. Five different strains are known. ...
Peptostreptococcus
Peptostreptococcus is a genus of anaerobic, Gram-positive, non-spore forming bacteria. The cells are small, spherical, and can occur in short chains, in pairs or individually. Peptostreptococcus are s...
Peptostreptococcus - Wikipedia
Lactobacillus casei
Lactobacillus casei is a species of genus Lactobacillus found in the human intestine and mouth. This particular species of Lactobacillus is documented to have a wide pH and temperature range, and comp...
Lactobacillus casei - Wikipedia
List of strains of Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli is a well studied bacterium that was first identified by Theodor Escherich, after whom it was later named.
Innocuous:Laboratory:Pathogenic:
Verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli
Verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli consists of strains of the bacterium Escherichia coli that, when infecting humans, have been linked with the severe complication hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS). T...
Verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli - Wikipedia
Streptococcus
Streptococcus is a genus of coccus (spherical) Gram-positive bacteria belonging to the phylum Firmicutes and the Lactobacillales (lactic acid bacteria) order. Cellular division occurs along a single ...
Streptococcus - Wikipedia
Butyrivibrio
Butyrivibrio is a genus of bacteria in Class Clostridia. Bacteria of this genus are common in the gastrointestinal systems of many animals. Genus Butyrivibrio was first described by Bryant and Small (...
Bifidobacterium longum
Bifidobacterium longum is a gram-positive, catalase-negative, rod-shaped bacterium present in the human gastrointestinal tract and one of the 32 species that belong to the genus Bifidobacterium. It is...
Clostridium difficile
Clostridium difficile colitis (etymology and pronunciation) or pseudomembranous colitis is colitis (inflammation of the large intestine) resulting from infection with Clostridium difficile, a type of ...
Clostridium difficile - Wikipedia
Propionigenium modestum
Propionigenium modestum is a species of strictly anaerobic, Gram-negative, non-sporing bacteria, the type species of its genus.
Clostridium
Clostridium is a genus of Gram-positive bacteria belonging to the Firmicutes. They are obligate anaerobes capable of producing endospores. Individual cells are rod-shaped, which gives them their name...
Clostridium - Wikipedia
Prevotella
Prevotella is a genus of Gram-negative bacteria.Bacteroides melaninogenicus has been reclassified and split into Prevotella melaninogenica and Prevotella intermedia.Prevotella spp. are members of the ...
Escherichia
Escherichia /ˌɛʃəˈrɪkiə/ is a genus of Gram-negative, nonspore forming, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria from the family Enterobacteriaceae. In those species which are inhabitants of the g...
Escherichia coli O157:H7
Escherichia coli O157:H7 is an enterohemorrhagic serotype of the bacterium Escherichia coli and a cause of illness, typically through consumption of contaminated food. Infection may lead to hemorrhagi...
Escherichia coli O157:H7 - Wikipedia
Lactobacillus
Lactobacillus, also called Döderlein's bacillus, is a genus of Gram-positive facultative anaerobic or microaerophilic rod-shaped bacteria. They are a major part of the lactic acid bacteria group, nam...
Porin response: osmoregulation in E. coli
Osmoregulation is a complex process involving several actions in the cell. E. coli and several other prokaryotes have a two-component regulatory system that plays an important role in regulating the c...
Porin response: osmoregulation in E. coli - Wikipedia
Hok/sok system
The hok/sok system is a postsegregational killing mechanism employed by the R1 plasmid in Escherichia coli. It was the first type I toxin-antitoxin pair to be identified through characterisation of a ...
Hok/sok system - Wikipedia
FNR regulon
The fnr (fumarate and nitrate reductase) gene of Escherichia coli encodes a transcriptional activator (FNR) which is required for the expression of a number of genes involved in anaerobic respiratory ...
FNR regulon - Wikipedia
Ruminococcus
Ruminococcus is a genus of bacteria in the class Clostridia. They are anaerobic, Gram-positive gut microbes. One or more species in this genus are found in significant numbers in the intestines of hum...
Lactobacillus reuteri
Lactobacillus reuteri is a Gram-positive bacterium that naturally inhabits the gut of mammals and birds. First described in the early 1980s, some strains of L. reuteri are used as probiotics. BioGaia ...