Loading...
*  Sepsis
... is caused by an immune response triggered by an infection. Most commonly, the infection is bacterial, but it may also be ... Infections leading to sepsis usually are bacterial, but may be fungal or viral. Gram positive bacteria was the cause of sepsis ... such as necrotizing soft tissue infection, infection causing inflammation of the abdominal cavity lining, infection of the bile ... In common clinical usage, neonatal sepsis refers to a bacterial blood stream infection in the first month of life, such as ...
*  Pascale Cossart
Listeria is a food-borne bacterial pathogen responsible for numerous illnesses and a mortality rate of 30%. The bacteria is one ... Cossart's research has focused on infection by intracellular bacteria, and in particular the infectious agent Listeria ... In 2009 Cossart published what she describes as the first "bacterial operon map"-the transcriptional program that regulates ... was the first such study that successfully demonstrated the molecular mechanism that permits a bacterial agent to cross the ...
*  Staphylococcus aureus
These tools support infection control strategies to limit bacterial spread and ensure the appropriate use of antibiotics. ... Deeply penetrating S. aureus infections can be severe. Skin infections are the most common form of S. aureus infection. This ... It is still one of the five most common causes of hospital-acquired infections and is often the cause of wound infections ... "Staphylococcal Infections". MedlinePlus [Internet]. Bethesda, MD: National Library of Medicine, USA. Skin infections are the ...
*  Gram-negative bacterial infection
... refers to a disease caused by gram-negative bacteria. One example is E. coli. It is important ... "Introduction: Bacterial Infections: Merck Manual Home Edition". Mycoplasma at the US National Library of Medicine Medical ... August 2005). "Risk factors for Gram-negative bacterial infections in febrile neutropenia". Haematologica. 90 (8): 1102-9. PMID ... Cook RL, Reid G, Pond DG, Schmitt CA, Sobel JD (September 1989). "Clue cells in bacterial vaginosis: immunofluorescent ...
*  Procalcitonin
... levels may be useful to distinguish bacterial infections from nonbacterial infections. This may help guide ... 2012), "Bacterial infections in the neonate", Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (4th ed.), Elsevier, ... sans bacterial infection, significant elevations in procalcitonin were observed. Deftos, L J; Roos, B A; Parthemore, J G (1975- ... "Extreme Procalcitonin Elevation without Proven Bacterial Infection Related to Amphetamine Abuse". Case Reports in Critical Care ...
*  Neonatal sepsis
... is a type of neonatal infection and specifically refers to the presence in a newborn baby of a bacterial blood ... Dagan R, Powell KR, Hall CB, Menegus MA (Dec 1985). "Identification of infants unlikely to have serious bacterial infection ... and treat empirically for serious bacterial infection for at least 48 hours until cultures are demonstrated to show no growth. ... One risk for Group B streptococcal infection (GBS) is Preterm rupture of membranes. Screening women for GBS (via vaginal and ...
*  Hospital-acquired pneumonia
It is usually caused by a bacterial infection, rather than a virus. HAP is the second most common nosocomial infection (after ... It is the most common cause of death among nosocomial infections and is the primary cause of death in intensive care units. HAP ... Pneumonia that starts in the hospital tends to be more serious than other lung infections because: people in the hospital are ... Most nosocomial respiratory infections are caused by so-called skorvatch microaspiration of upper airway secretions, through ...
*  Bacterial pneumonia
... is a type of pneumonia caused by bacterial infection. Pneumonia Fever Rigors Cough Runny nose (either ... "bacterial pneumonia" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary "Bacterial Pneumonia". Lung Disease & Respiratory Health Center. WebMD. p ... This results in the fever, chills, and fatigue common in bacterial and fungal pneumonia. The neutrophils, bacteria, and fluid ... Prevention of bacterial pneumonia is by vaccination against Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine for ...
*  Neutrophil extracellular traps
While it was originally proposed that NETs would be formed in tissues at a site of bacterial/yeast infection, NETs have also ... Vital NETosis can be stimulated by bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS), other "bacterial products, TLR4-activated platelets, or ... Neutrophils are the immune system's first-line of defense against infection and have conventionally been thought to kill ... NETs have also been documented in association with Plasmodium falciparum infections in children. ...
*  Listeriolysin O
LLO also causes dephosphorylation of histone H3 and deacetylation of histone H4 during the early phases of infection, prior to ... "Histone modifications induced by a family of bacterial toxins". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 104 (33): 13467-72. doi:10.1073/ ... Infection. 16 Suppl 2: S157-9. doi:10.1007/BF01639740. PMID 2843472. Geoffroy C, Gaillard JL, Alouf JE, Berche P (1987). " ...
*  Sitafloxacin
Jul 2008). "Sitafloxacin hydrate for bacterial infections". Drugs Today (Barc). 44 (7): 489-501. doi:10.1358/dot.2008.44. ... Keating GM (April 2011). "Sitafloxacin: in bacterial infections". Drugs. 71 (6): 731-44. doi:10.2165/11207380-000000000-00000. ...
*  Alfred S. Evans
"Bacterial Infections of Humans". Springer Science+Business Media. Retrieved 25 May 2017. Fountain, Henry (25 January 1996). " ...
*  Nitrofurantoin
"Drugs for bacterial infections". Treatment guidelines from the Medical Letter. 11 (131): 65-74. July 2013. PMID 23797768. " ... Nitrofurantoin exerts greater effects on bacterial cells than mammalian cells because bacterial cells activate the drug more ... abdominal Infection in Adults and Children: Guidelines by the Surgical Infection Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of ... The efficacy of nitrofurantoin in treating UTIs combined with a low rate of bacterial resistance to this agent makes it one of ...
*  Blacklight
It can also be used to diagnose other fungal infections such as ringworm, microsporum canis, tinea versicolor; bacterial ... It is also helpful in diagnosing: Fungal infections. Some forms of tinea, such as Trichophyton tonsurans, do not fluoresce. ... Bacterial infectionsCorynebacterium minutissimum is coral red Pseudomonas is yellow-green Propionibacterium acnes, a bacterium ... it was in 1925 that the technique was used in dermatology by Margarot and Deveze for the detection of fungal infection of hair ...
*  Skin infections and wrestling
Bacterial infections, of all skin infections, are typically the easiest to treat, using a prescribed anti-bacterial lotion or ... "Skin Infections." Wrestling Rules and Interpretations (2008): WA-15-A-18. "Bacterial Infections" About Infections. 18 Dec. 2008 ... ten percent of all time-loss injuries in wrestling are due to skin infections. Bacterial infections, or pathogens, make up the ... Skin infections and wrestling is the role of skin infections in wrestling. This is an important topic in wrestling since breaks ...
*  Sudden infant death syndrome
Helicobacter pylori bacterial infections; shaken baby syndrome and other forms of child abuse; overlaying, child smothering ... Weber MA, Klein NJ, Hartley JC, Lock PE, Malone M, Sebire NJ (May 31, 2008). "Infection and sudden unexpected death in infancy ... SIDS makes up about 80% of sudden and unexpected infant deaths (SUIDs). Other causes include infections, genetic disorders, and ...
*  Pathogenic bacteria
Bacterial skin infections include: Impetigo is a highly contagious bacterial skin infection commonly seen in children. It is ... Bacterial pneumonia is a bacterial infection of the lungs. Urinary tract infection is predominantly caused by bacteria. ... Bacterial pathogens often cause infection in specific areas of the body. Others are generalists. Bacterial vaginosis is caused ... Phage therapy can also be used to treat certain bacterial infections. Infections can be prevented by antiseptic measures such ...
*  William Priestley (Louisiana planter)
... or bacterial infection. Elizabeth Ryland-Priestley, still seething from William's remarks, contrived to believe that William ...
*  Phage therapy
For example, jazz bassist Alfred Gertler had a bacterial infection in his bones after breaking an ankle. A physician in the U.S ... "Combatting Bacterial Infection". LabNews.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-05-05. Pirisi A (2000). "Phage therapy-advantages over ... Phage therapy or viral phage therapy is the therapeutic use of bacteriophages to treat pathogenic bacterial infections. Phage ... As with antibiotic therapy and other methods of countering bacterial infections, endotoxins are released by the bacteria as ...
*  Throat irritation
Bacterial infections generally require antibiotics. Home remedies for throat irritation include gargling with warm water twice ... It is inflammation of the voice box which can occur from overuse, irritation or an infection. Laryngitis can be a short term ... The majority of cases of laryngitis are due to viral infections which only last a few days. Laryngitis is often a common ... The most common cause of epiglottitis is an infection by the bacteria, H influenza. The condition may present all of a sudden ...
*  Boil
Bacterial infections involving the skin". Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology (5th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ... Laube S, Farrell M (2002). "Bacterial skin infection in the elderly: diagnosis and treatment". Drugs and Aging. 19 (5): 331-42 ... A boil, also called a furuncle, is a deep folliculitis, infection of the hair follicle. It is most commonly caused by infection ... "Staph Infection Causes, Symptoms, Treatment - Staph Infection Diagnosis - eMedicineHealth". eMedicineHealth. Tamir J, Haik J, ...
*  Macrophage polarization
"Macrophage polarization in bacterial infections." The Journal of Immunology 181.6 (2008): 3733-3739. Mackaness GB: Cellular ... resistance to infection. J Exp Med 1962,116:381-406. Krausgruber, Thomas, et al. "IRF5 promotes inflammatory macrophage ...
*  Mycoplasma fermentans
doi:10.1016/0140-6736(93)92617-3. De Filippis, Ivano; McKee, Marian L. (2013). Molecular Typing in Bacterial Infections. Humana ... M. fermentans was first described by Ruiter and Wentholt in 1952 from isolate of a human genital infection, which led to the ... Investigations have focused on a possible link to it being a cofactor in HIV infection as well as fibromyalgia, Gulf War ... This new mycoplasma, dubbed M. incognitus was concerning as it could either be an opportunistic co-infection or a sexually ...
*  Atopy
CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) Breuer K, Kapp A, Werfel T (2001). "Bacterial Infections and Atopic Dermatitis ...
*  DiGeorge syndrome
Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics. Cardiac surgery is often required for congenital heart abnormalities. ... and recurrent infections. Infections are common in children due to problems with the immune system's T-cell-mediated response ... frequent infections, developmental delay, learning problems, and cleft palate. Associated conditions include kidney problems, ...
*  Phage display
Those that remain can be eluted, used to produce more phage (by bacterial infection with helper phage) and so produce a phage ... Attached phage may be eluted and used to create more phage by infection of suitable bacterial hosts. The new phage constitutes ... Phage eluted in the final step can be used to infect a suitable bacterial host, from which the phagemids can be collected and ... The N2 domain binds to the F pilus during virion infection freeing the N1 domain which then interacts with a TolA protein on ...
*  Navel piercing
... during which time sweat and bacteria may cause infection. Bacterial infections can result in cysts. Scarring: Skin tissue ... Infection: A new piercing may take up to 6-9 months before it can be taken out, ...