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*  CSPI report calls antibiotic-resistant bacteria "foodborne hazard" - Lexology
... has released a report claiming that antibiotics used on farms ... Multiple drug resistance * List of Storm Prediction Center high ... The consumer watchdog found that between 2000 and 2009, multi-drug resistance was found in 10 out of 14 antibiotic-resistant ... CSPI report calls antibiotic-resistant bacteria "foodborne hazard" Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP ... are to document the link between antibiotic use on farm animals and human illness from antibiotic-resistant bacteria." ...
  https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=0b533a3e-84b3-4187-969b-1976e1ed9444
*  Bacterium | definition of bacterium by Medical dictionary
... bacterium explanation free. What is bacterium? Meaning of bacterium medical term. What does bacterium mean? ... Looking for online definition of bacterium in the Medical Dictionary? ... producing multiple drug-resistant strains. Diseases Caused by Bacteria. The different kinds of bacteria tend to affect ... When a bacterium does develop antibiotic resistance, it doesn't have an immediate advantage over its fellow microbes, Starnbach ...
  http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/bacterium
*  New, More Toxic Breed of Genetically Engineered Crops Gain Approval
... just as we now have antibiotic-resistant bacteria with multiple-drug resistance:. *ALS-tolerant crops (Pioneer Hi-Bred) ... These crops are not only resistant to glyphosate, but also carry resistance to toxins like 2,4-D, a component of Agent Orange, ... EPA Thinks a Few Restrictions Will Safeguard Against Resistance.... To "ensure that weeds will not become resistant to 2,4-D," ... For example, Dow is required to search for resistant weeds and report any occurrences of resistance to the EPA. ...
  https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/10/28/amp/new-toxic-genetically-engineered-crops.aspx
*  Brass Doorknobs, Flu, and MRSA
Copper and its alloys demonstrated antimicrobial activities against multiple-antibiotic-resistant nosocomial bacteria and C. ... Copper and its alloys showed a marked inhibitory effect (88-98%) on MTB despite the strain's drug resistance. The researchers ... Wound dressings containing silver are increasing in importance due to the increase of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which has ... Wound dressings containing silver are increasing in importance due to the recent increase of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, ...
  https://chiefio.wordpress.com/2012/08/28/brass-doorknobs-flu-and-mrsa/
*  Water bacterium | definition of water bacterium by Medical dictionary
... water bacterium explanation free. What is water bacterium? Meaning of water bacterium medical term. What does water bacterium ... Looking for online definition of water bacterium in the Medical Dictionary? ... producing multiple drug-resistant strains. Diseases Caused by Bacteria. The different kinds of bacteria tend to affect ... are the mutations that provide resistance to the potentially lethal effects of antibiotics. ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/water+bacterium
*  JCI - Antimicrobial resistance: the example of Staphylococcus aureus
Tomasz, A. Multiple-antibiotic-resistant pathogenic bacteria. A report on the Rockefeller University Workshop. N. Engl. J. Med. ... the molecular mechanisms of resistance for selected antibiotics, and progress toward the development of alternative drug ... Their optimism was shaken by the emergence of resistance to multiple antibiotics among such pathogens as Staphylococcus aureus ... Use of antimicrobial agents and drug resistance. N. Engl. J. Med. 1997. 337:491-492. View this article via: PubMed CrossRef ...
  https://www.jci.org/articles/view/18535
*  Antimicrobial copper-alloy touch surfaces - Wikipedia
Copper and its alloys demonstrated antimicrobial activities against multiple-antibiotic-resistant nosocomial bacteria and C. ... Copper and its alloys showed a marked inhibitory effect (88-98%) on MTB despite the strain's drug resistance. The researchers ... Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), one of the most virulent strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and a ... Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), one of the most virulent strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antimicrobial_copper-alloy_touch_surfaces
*  Superbug research earns UTHealth student prestigious UNCF/Merck ... ( 221.10.254.64 Charles Darkoh a grad...)
C. difficile is one such bacterium. Superbugs are bacteria that are resistant to multiple antibiotics. ... Overuse of antibiotics has resulted in some of these bacteria developing resistance to the drugs designed to kill them. ... Low levels of antibiotics cause multidrug resistance in superbugs. 2. Disinfectants may promote growth of superbugs. 3. C. ... CDI occurs after antibiotic use and is associated with 10-25 percent of the cases of antibiotic-associated diarrhea, 50-75 ...
  http://www.bio-medicine.org/biology-news-1/Superbug-research-earns-UTHealth-student-prestigious-UNCF-Merck-fellowship-20623-1/
*  CDC Washington Testimony April 28, 2010
Bacteria have developed multiple ways of becoming resistant to antibiotics; the more often bacteria are exposed to antibiotics ... Bacteria that are intrinsically resistant or that can acquire resistance will survive and replace the drug-susceptible bacteria ... Antibiotic use in animals has lead to the emergence of resistant bacteria, and sometimes these resistant bacteria can be ... I will focus on domestic issues and antibiotic-resistant bacteria.. Antibiotic resistance is a public health problem of ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/washington/testimony/2010/t20100428.htm
*  Vended foods in Lagos, Nigeria: A potential reservoir for the spread of emerging strains of drug resistant bacteria
It also indicated that vended foods are potential reservoir for the spread of emerging multiple drug resistant bacteria strains ... Also over 60% of the pathogens isolated were inhibited by ceftazidime, cefpodoxime, and levofloxacin antibiotics and most ... with a view to determining bacterial agents associated with the vended foods and to investigating antibacterial resistance of ... Results: The total plate counts of bacteria recorded was between 2.98 × 103 cfu/g in Jollofrice and 4.09 × 104 cfu/g in Salad. ...
  http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?paperID=29763
*  Norovirus found to cause traveler'...( A majority of traveler's diarrhea cases...)
New way to target and kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria found. 7. Soil particles found to boost prions capacity to infect. 8. ... Support for chromosomal theory of cancer found in cancers development of drug resistance. 9. Massive herds of animals found to ... First new multiple sclerosis gene found in 30 years. 3. Obesity found to be a risk factor for multiple myeloma. 4. Antibody- ... Scientists bypass major hurdle to hemophilia gene therapyResearchers discover new mechanism of drug that alters genetic makeup ...
  http://news.bio-medicine.org/biology-news-3/Norovirus-found-to-cause-travelers-diarrhea-12723-1/
*  'Superbug' bacteria widespread in U.S. chicken: consumer...
About half of the raw chicken breasts in a nationwide sampling carried antibiotic-resistant 'superbug' bacteria, a U.S. ... and 11 percent had two types of bacteria resistant to multiple drugs. Resistance was most common for the antibiotics used for ... It could be more difficult to treat people if they became ill after eating chicken with the antibiotic-resistant bacteria, said ... the power to prevent sale of poultry meat that contains salmonella bacteria that is resistant to multiple antibiotics. ...
  https://www.yahoo.com/news/39-superbug-39-bacteria-widespread-u-chicken-consumer-110312717--sector.html?.tsrc=lgwnthis&ref=gs
*  Drug-resistant genes carried by Acinetoba... & related info | Mendeley
The aim in this study was to investigate the spread status of antibiotic resistance genes, such as multiple beta-lactamase ... The mechanism by which nosocomial bacteria, like A. baumanii, attain multidrug resistance to antibiotics is of considerable ... CONCLUSIONS: A. baumanii can carry multiple drug-resistant genes at the same time and result in multi-drug resistance. ... The lowest antibiotic resistance rate of 20.51% was found to amikacin. The OXA-23 gene was identified in 17 strains of A. ...
  https://www.mendeley.com/research-papers/drugresistant-genes-carried-acinetobacter-baumanii-isolated-patients-lower-respiratory-tract-infecti/
*  'Superbug' bacteria widespread in US chicken, consumer group finds | Fox...
... bacteria, a U.S. consumer group said on Thursday, calling for stricter limits on use of the medicines on livestock. ... About half of the raw chicken breasts in a nationwide sampling carried antibiotic-resistant 'superbug' ... and 11 percent had two types of bacteria resistant to multiple drugs. Resistance was most common for the antibiotics used for ... It could be more difficult to treat people if they became ill after eating chicken with the antibiotic-resistant bacteria, said ...
  https://www.foxnews.com/health/superbug-bacteria-widespread-in-us-chicken-consumer-group-finds
*  Baker's Yeast Leads Biologists to Understand Drug Resistance in Fungi
The most widely known threat is antibiotic-resistant bacteria.. Some pathogenic fungi is also evolved to activate mechanisms of ... In 2016 a team from Belozersky Institute of Physico- Chemical Biology proposed a method of suppressing multiple drug resistance ... The other methods also indicated the increase of multiple drug resistance upon the treatment with the lipophilic cations. ... In fungi with hyperactivated multiple drug resistance, including pathogenic ones, ABC-transporters extrude antimycotics, thus ...
  https://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2018/07/bakers-yeast-leads-biologists-understand-drug-resistance-fungi
*  New Enzyme Identified Behind Bacteria's Antibiotic Resistance
... have been found responsible for the antibiotic's resistance. ... Multiple Drug Allergy Syndrome. Multiple drug allergy syndrome ... Antibiotics Eye Infections Natural Antibiotics to Fight Bacterial Infections Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Boils - ... Drug Resistance - Antibiotic Resistance. Drug resistance is often a problem in malaria, tuberculosis, HIV, sexually transmitted ... Three-Drug Combinations Could Help Counter Antibiotic Resistance. Combinations of three different antibiotics can often ...
  http://www.medindia.net/news/new-enzyme-identified-behind-bacterias-antibiotic-resistance-164159-1.htm
*  Superbug resistant to last-resort antibiotics now found on multiple continents - STAT
A superbug resistant to last-resort antibiotics has been found in bacteria from the Netherlands, Laos, Algeria, Thailand, and ... Mcr-1 is a gene that gives bacteria that carry it resistance to a drug called colistin, the last antibiotic that can cure ... which confers resistance to an important antibiotic of last-resort, has been found in bacteria previously collected in the ... One might be tempted to see that as a sign that the US government is seized of the threat antibiotic resistance poses to modern ...
  https://www.statnews.com/2015/12/18/superbug-mcr-1-netherlands-asia-france/
*  Superbug That Killed A Nevada Woman Resisted 26 Antibiotics : Goats and Soda : NPR
How close are we to the point when a bacterial infection can resist all available antibiotics? A case in Nevada, reported this ... he is talking about is the day that drug-resistant bacteria will be able to outfox the world's entire arsenal of antibiotics. ... Further tests at the CDC lab showed resistance to 26 antibiotics. She died in September of multiple organ failure and sepsis. " ... That kind of bacterium is known as a "superbug," which belongs to a family of bacteria resistant to antibiotics. In cases like ...
  https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/01/17/510227493/a-superbug-that-resisted-26-antibiotics
*  Scientists find first superbug strain of gonorrhea | Reuters
... strain of gonorrhea in Japan that is resistant to all recommended antibiotics and say it could transform a once easily ... a bacteria that has mutated and become resistant to multiple classes of antibiotics -- after increasing reports of gonorrhea ... this bacterium has shown a remarkable capacity to develop resistance mechanisms to all drugs introduced to control it," he said ... Asked whether a class of drugs called carbapenems -- known as the most powerful antibiotics yet devised -- might be a last ...
  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-gonorrhoea-superbug/scientists-find-first-superbug-strain-of-gonorrhea-idUSTRE76A0YO20110711?feedType=RSS
*  Double trouble: resistance to antibiotic makes bacteria resistant to immune system | Emory University | Atlanta, GA
The finding emphasizes the need for better antibiotics. ... they also become resistant to antimicrobial substances made by ... This cross-resistance could mean that patients with life-threatening infections of multiple drug-resistant bacteria, such as ... Colistin is a last-line drug for treating several kinds of drug-resistant infections. When bacteria become resistant to it, ... Double trouble: resistance to antibiotic makes bacteria resistant to immune system Woodruff Health Sciences Center , May 21, ...
  http://news.emory.edu/stories/2013/05/colistin_resistance_double_trouble/
*  Antibiotic Resistant
Many bacteria are developing cross resistance; a situation where a bacteria becomes resistant to multiple drugs, making them ... and research has shown that nearly half of all meats sold in the US harbor drug-resistant bacteria. These drug-resistant ... The European Union has also banned the routine use of antibiotics in animal feed over concerns of antibiotic-resistant bacteria ... a type of antibiotic-resistant bacteria -- and that farmers at pig farms that use antibiotics are more likely to contract MRSA ...
  http://healthimpactnews.com/tag/antibiotic-resistant/
*  Characterization and partial purification of an antibacterial agent from halophilic actinomycetes Kocuria sp. strain rsk4
This compound may be a good alternative treatment against antibiotic-resistant pathogen S. aureus. ... characterized and screened for production of antibacterial agent against pathogenic bacteria. The antibacterial compounds were ... Bioassay of HPLC fractions confirms the presence of antibiotics picks at retention time: 3.24 minutes. The UV-Visible and mass ... These pathogens erode the utility of available antibiotics. Staphylococcus aureus is one of the major causes of community- ...
  https://bi.tbzmed.ac.ir/FullHtml/bi-17572
*  Frontiers | A TolC-Like Protein of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae Is Involved in Antibiotic Resistance and Biofilm Formation |...
... which could supplement therapeutic strategies for resistant bacteria and biofilm-related infections of A. pleuropneumoniae ... Persistent infections caused by bacterial biofilms are recalcitrant to treat because of the particular drug resistance of ... TolC, a key component of multidrug efflux pumps, are responsible for multidrug resistance in many Gram-negative bacteria. In ... TolC, a key component of multidrug efflux pumps, are responsible for multidrug resistance in many Gram-negative bacteria. In ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2016.01618/full
*  Drugged-Up Turkey: Antibiotic Use On Farms Linked To Rising Rates Of Drug-Resistant Infections | HuffPost
Bacteria in meat can pass on their resistance to other bacteria in a person's gut, for example, creating bacteria that are ... As The Huffington Post reported in August, some human infections now resist multiple antibiotics. ... Drugged-Up Turkey: Antibiotic Use On Farms Linked To Rising Rates Of Drug-Resistant Infections. ... Drugged-Up Turkey: Antibiotic Use On Farms Linked To Rising Rates Of Drug-Resistant Infections ...
  https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/23/turkey-antibiotics-drug-resistant-infections-thanksgiving_n_1110745.html
*  Alarming! The growing resistance to antibiotics | health and fitness | Hindustan Times
... doctors are being forced to prescribe stronger antibiotics at the risk of worse side effects. It's time to stop popping pills ... "She was in the ICU for three months because the bacterium she was infected with was resistant to multiple drugs," says Dr Sumit ... come to us after having undergone multiple courses of strong antibiotics and are already resistant to a specific line of drugs ... in quantities high enough to cause drug resistance.. Three classes of antibiotics were found - fluoroquinolone, which is used ...
  https://www.hindustantimes.com/health-and-fitness/alarming-the-growing-resistance-to-antibiotics/story-JQw1nZJ3FMJ4GrkzCSntYM.html