Tag archive for ‘skin infections’
By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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MRSA: Antibiotics and biocidal cleaners may spread multidrug resistance

Antibiotic use on people or pets, and use of biocidal cleaning products such as bleach, are associated with multidrug resistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the home. This contamination More...

By Robert On Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Chinatown Mycobacterium marinum outbreak doubles over past month

In a follow-up to a report on March 5, the outbreak of skin infections caused by the bacterium, Mycobacterium marinum, linked to handling raw seafood has more than doubled since first reported. A tweet from the More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 30th, 2013

FDA accepts Cubist’s NDA for the investigational antibiotic tedizolid to treat MRSA infections

PRESS RELEASE  Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the Company’s New Drug Application (NDA) for its investigational antibiotic tedizolid More...

By Robert On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Fish, aquariums and skin infections: What is Mycobacterium marinum ?

A recent study by researchers at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit shows that a skin infection linked to exposure to contaminated water in home aquariums is frequently under-diagnosed due to the prolonged incubation More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections rises to 24 cases, Arkansas becomes fourth state

In a follow up to the multistate investigation of a possible outbreak of suspected infections among persons who received preservative-free methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) produced by the Main Street Family Pharmacy More...

By Robert On Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Five kids contract skin infection after swimming in Idaho YMCA pool

The Central District Health Department (CDHD) in Boise, Idaho has reported that five children had contracted skin infections caused by the bacterium, Mycobacterium abscessus, after swimming in local YMCA children’s More...

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