Tag archive for ‘Staphylococcus aureus’
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 The Dispatch On Friday, June 20th, 2014

Phase I study for MRSA, VISA drug, Debio 1450 launched

Debiopharm Group™ (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical company developing prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs as well as companion diagnostics, today announced the launch of a Phase More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Dalvance receives FDA approval for the treatment of Staph and Strep skin infections

PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dalvance (dalbavancin), a new antibacterial drug used to treat adults with skin infections. MRSAImage/CDC Dalvance is intended to treat acute bacterial More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Vancomycin-resistant MRSA superbug found in Brazil

PRESS RELEASE An international research team led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream infection 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, December 4th, 2013

Becton Dickinson receives FDA clearance to market the BD MAX™ StaphSR Assay

Press Release BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced yesterday it has received FDA clearance to market the BD MAX™ StaphSR More...

By Robert On Saturday, September 21st, 2013

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

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 Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Toronto Staphylococcus food poisoning outbreak linked to maple bacon jam topping

A food borne outbreak among visitors of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in Toronto has been linked to maple bacon jam, a topping used on a cronut burger, according to Toronto Public Health (TPH) officials. Image/CDC The 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, May 30th, 2013

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, August 4th, 2012

UPDATE: Staph toxin the cause of the Denver Rescue Mission outbreak

In a follow-up to a story reported last month, Denver health officials say that the cause of the outbreak that hospitalized at least 60 at a Denver homeless shelter was Staphylococcus food poisoning. Image/CDC According More...



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