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By Robert On Saturday, October 12th, 2013
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Buccaneers report third player with MRSA, call on DICON to help

In a follow up to a report of two Tampa Bay Buccaneers being infected with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or more commonly known as MRSA, ESPN is reporting a third Buc contracting the antibiotic-resistant More...

By Robert On Saturday, September 21st, 2013
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Duke advises NFL on use of chlorhexidine gluconate to prevent MRSA

With reports of the antibiotic resistant bacterial strain, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or more commonly known as MRSA, in high contact sports like football and wrestling, researchers are looking More...

By Robert On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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MRSA infections down in all categories, hospital acquired down more than 50% according to study

Infections caused by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, has decreased in all settings, according to new data published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Internal Medicine More...

By Robert On Saturday, August 24th, 2013
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Buccaneers, Carl Nicks and Lawrence Tynes sidelined with MRSA infections, One Buc Place sanitized

Two Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been diagnosed with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, better known as MRSA infections prompting the signing of a new kicker and a thorough sanitizing of One Buc Place. Credits: More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 18th, 2013
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UC San Diego scientists discover ‘anthracimycin’, compound that kills anthrax, MRSA

Researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have discovered a compound from a microbe from the ocean that shows lethality against such bacterial pathogens as anthrax and MRSA and may set More...

By Robert On Monday, June 24th, 2013
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FDA approves Vibativ for the treatment of bacterial pneumonia caused by Staphylococcus aureus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of the antibiotic Vibativ (telavancin) to treat patients with hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (HABP/VABP) caused More...

By Robert On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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Antimicrobial soap and ointments best to reduce MRSA infections in ICU patients: Study

Using germ-killing soap and ointment on all intensive-care unit (ICU) patients can reduce bloodstream infections by up to 44 percent and significantly reduce the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 8th, 2012
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MRSA cluster reported in Hong Kong boarding school

Image/CDC Centre for Health Protection (CHP) officials are investigating a cluster of Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) among students at a Stanley boarding school, according More...

By Robert On Monday, November 5th, 2012
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Antibiotic candidate, dalbavancin, designated as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product by the FDA

The intravenous antibiotic product candidate, dalbavancin,  has been designated as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), making it eligible for fast-track status, More...

By Robert On Sunday, October 14th, 2012
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Newberg, Oregon man, Stephen Matt Lister, arrested for rape and tattooing without a license- Two teens diagnosed with MRSA from tattoos

An 18-year-old Newberg, Oregon man is facing a string of charges after two 15 year old females came forward and confirmed he had sex with them. Stephen Matt Lister mug shot/Yamhill County Sheriff Dept. Newberg-Dundee More...

By Robert On Monday, September 24th, 2012
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MRSA found on 80 percent of dollar bills according to SPC study

A St. Petersburg College biological sciences professor and some of her students set out to discover how much, if any, “bad bacteria” is found on frequently handled fomites like paper money and credit cards. More...


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