Pathogenic bacteria
Pathogenic bacteria are bacteria that can cause infection. This article deals with human pathogenic bacteria.Although most bacteria are harmless or often beneficial, several are pathogenic. One of the...
Pathogenic bacteria - Wikipedia
Scientists Find New Antibiotic In The Human Nose
Scientists have discovered a bacterium living inside the human nose that produces an antibiotic capable of killing one of the most hard-to-treat pathogens — a pathogen that causes serious, even deadly...
A Paradigm Shift In Multidrug Resistance
Bacteria are pretty wily creatures. Take for example, an organism such as Salmonella, which are killed by antibiotics in lab tests, but can become highly resistant in the body. It is an example of wha...
City Orders All Cooling Towers Cleaned As Legionnaires Keeps Killing
10 people have now died of Legionnaires' Disease in New York City. In response to the worst outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in New York City history, all cooling towers in the five boroughs must be ...
2 Dead And 31 Sickened By Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak In New York
Two people died and 31 people were sickened by Legionnaires' disease in Highbridge, Morrisania, Hunts Point and Mott Haven, the New York City Health Department said Wednesday. Health Commissioner Dr. ...
Salmonella Outbreak Affecting 181 People 'May Have Been Caused By Kissing And Cuddling Chickens'
The nasty bug has been contracted by dozens of people who may have been getting a little too close to their feathered friends. During four recent outbreaks of the dangerous bug, which is transferred f...
Scientists Detail All The Yucky Stuff In Your Eyes Because Of Your Contact Lenses
Ever wondered what has been happening to your eyes because of the contact lenses you've been wearing for years? It turns out that putting those thin polymers on your eyeballs does more than make you s...
White House announces plan to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria
The plan lists specific goals to fight the spread of antibiotic-resistant microbes over the next five years. It outlines steps to prevent and contain antibiotic-resistant infections through better sur...
BBC News - Novel antibiotic class created
Scientists have designed a new class of antibiotic which seeks and destroys resistance genes in bacteria. The unique approach could be used to genetically engineer bacteria in our bodies to become les...
Antibiotics
Antibiotics or antibacterials are a type of antimicrobial used specifically against bacteria, and are often used in medical treatment of bacterial infections. They may either kill or inhibit the growt...
Antibiotics - Wikipedia
Scientists Find New Antibiotic In The Human Nose
Scientists have discovered a bacterium living inside the human nose that produces an antibiotic capable of killing one of the most hard-to-treat pathogens — a pathogen that causes serious, even deadly...
A Paradigm Shift In Multidrug Resistance
Bacteria are pretty wily creatures. Take for example, an organism such as Salmonella, which are killed by antibiotics in lab tests, but can become highly resistant in the body. It is an example of wha...
Lactivicin
Lactivicin is a non beta-lactam antibiotic that is active against a range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Lactivicin demonstrates a similar affinity for penicillin-binding proteins to bet...
Danofloxacin
Danofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used in veterinary medicine.
Danofloxacin - Wikipedia
A Paradigm Shift In Multidrug Resistance
Bacteria are pretty wily creatures. Take for example, an organism such as Salmonella, which are killed by antibiotics in lab tests, but can become highly resistant in the body. It is an example of wha...
City Orders All Cooling Towers Cleaned As Legionnaires Keeps Killing
10 people have now died of Legionnaires' Disease in New York City. In response to the worst outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in New York City history, all cooling towers in the five boroughs must be ...
Scientists Detail All The Yucky Stuff In Your Eyes Because Of Your Contact Lenses
Ever wondered what has been happening to your eyes because of the contact lenses you've been wearing for years? It turns out that putting those thin polymers on your eyeballs does more than make you s...
Salmonellosis
Salmonellosis is an infection caused by Salmonella bacteria. Most people infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, vomiting, and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after infection. In most cases,...
Salmonellosis - Wikipedia
Meropenem
Meropenem is an ultra-broad-spectrum injectable antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of infections. It is a β-lactam and belongs to the subgroup of carbapenem, similar to imipenem and ertapenem. M...
Meropenem - Wikipedia
Teixobactin
Teixobactin /ˌteɪks.oʊ.ˈbæk.tɪn/ is a small molecule antibiotic that is active against gram-positive bacteria. It appears to belong to a new class of antibiotics, and harms bacteria by binding to lipi...
Fungicide
Fungicides are biocidal chemical compounds or biological organisms used to kill or inhibit fungi or fungal spores. Fungi can cause serious damage in agriculture, resulting in critical losses of yield,...
Antiviral drug
Antiviral drugs are a class of medication used specifically for treating viral infections. Like antibiotics for bacteria, specific antivirals are used for specific viruses. Unlike most antibiotics, an...
Acinetobacter baumannii
Acinetobacter baumannii is a typically short, almost round, rod-shaped (coccobacillus) Gram-negative bacterium. It can be an opportunistic pathogen in humans, affecting people with compromised immune ...
Acinetobacter baumannii - Wikipedia
Dermatophilus congolensis
Dermatophilus congolensis is a gram positive bacterium and is the etiologic agent of a disease called Dermatophilosis (sometimes called Mud fever) in animals and humans, a dermatologic condition that ...
Dermatophilus congolensis - Wikipedia
Salmonella bongori
Salmonella bongori is a pathogenic bacterium belonging to the genus Salmonella, and was earlier known as Salmonella subspecies V or S. enterica subsp. bongori or S. choleraesuis subsp. bongori. It is...
Cefmenoxime
Cefmenoxime is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic.
Cefmenoxime - Wikipedia
Nimorazole
Nimorazole (INN) is a nitroimidazole anti-infective. It is also being investigated for the treatment of head and neck cancer.
Nimorazole - 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. ...
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a pathogenic bacterial species in the family Mycobacteriaceae and the causative agent of most cases of tuberculosis. First discovered in 1882 by Robert Koch, M. tuberculo...
Mycobacterium tuberculosis - Wikipedia
Salmonella enterica
Salmonella enterica (formerly Salmonella choleraesuis) is a rod-shaped, flagellated, facultative anaerobic, Gram-negative bacterium and a member of the genus Salmonella.
Most cases of salmonellosi...