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Gram Negative Bacteria, PBL, and Career Development Seminar by CCLCM Student .. Medical Student Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:04pm Today's seminar was just as hectic and crazy as Monday's was. The main difference is that we went through all of the Gram-negative bacteria at lightning speed. If you don't know much about bacteria, the Gram stain is used to distinguish two of the main classes of them. Gram-positive bacteria have thick cell walls and stain purple (left side of ... Read on »
Riki Ott: Bio-Remediation or Bio-Hazard? Dispersants, Bacteria & Illness in the Gulf by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Sep 2010 11:00am Riki Ott has been nominated by The Huffington Post as a Game Changer in Green. Currently she’s neck-and-neck with the illustrious Stephen Colbert. Voting continues, so voice your support for Riki today ! Ocean Springs, AL. A grandmother made me rethink all the bio-remediation hype. The “naturally-occurring oil-eating bacteria ” ... Read on »
Antibiotics in nutshell!!! by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:13pm An antibiotic is a substance or compound that kills or inhibits the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics can be broadly classified as either bactericidal or bacteriostatic. Bactericidals kill bacteria directly where bacteriostatics prevent cell division. Antibiotics which target the bacterial cell wall (penicillins, cephalosporins), or cell membrane (po ... Read on »
New antibiotic most effective against MRSA and Staph bacteria by 1888PressRelease Posted Tue 16 Apr 2013 7:42am 1888PressRelease - Tetracycline-ABC is a new antibiotic that can kill a broad range of drug-resistant bacteria -- most effective against MRSA and Staph bacteria. Phoenix-Mesa, AZ - A new broad spectrum antibiotic is capable of killing bacteria that have gained resistance to many of the current classes of antibiotics. The new antibiotic i ... Read on »
Sensitivity Testing and Antibiotics by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Aug 2008 8:33am Sputum cultures are done frequently for CF patients. A sputum sample is obtained by coughing phlegm into a specimen cup. The patient’s name, the current date and time that the sample was given are recorded on cup’s label. The doctor will then fill out a lab slip, which indicates which tests are to be performed on the sample. The fi ... Read on »
Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Are A Major Threat – Preventing Transmission is Critical by Stephen Schimpff, MD Posted Wed 04 Jul 2012 12:00am Imagine a person that develops an acute problem that requires hospitalization and even a time in the ICU. Serious but something that modern medical care can deal with and cure. Until …the patient now develops an unexpected serious infection and despite excellent and appropriate medical care, dies. Unfortunately this scenario is all too commo ... Read on »
Branded Solutions Compounding Pharmacy Recalls All Sterile Non Expiring Drug Products by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 23 Apr 2013 2:07am The FDA was at work inspecting another compounding facility after the nightmare that occurred in New England with the deaths related to bacteria meningitis with contaminated compounded drugs.   Here’s what the website looked like today.. Three pages of mostly injectable drugs on the list can be found here on this 3 page pdf.  The co ... Read on »
Bacteria and the Brain by Dave H. Posted Wed 20 Feb 2013 8:00am by Michael McEvoy Originally posted  here . The gut has been called "the second brain". Research reveals that the enteric nervous system (ENS), a branch of the autonomic nervous system that is found in the GI tract, can communicate with, and function independently of the brain. The enteric nervous system of the gut is c ... Read on »
BRORSON RESEARCH TRANSLATED by Joanne60 Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 12:00am Translation: Norwegian » English Borrelia burgdorferi – en unik bakterie Ø Brorson Borrelia burgdorferi - a unique bacterial E Brorson Summary Background. Lyme borreliose is a tick transmitted disease caused by Borrelia burgdorferi. Number of reported cases is rising steadily in both Europe and the United States. Tick as vector for th ... Read on »
What is Stenotrophomonas maltophilia? by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 6:59pm Stenotrophomonas maltophilia or (sten malt) as it is often abbreviated, is a strain of gram negative bacteria. Similar to B. cepacia in its ability to resist treatment with antibiotics, it is often found living in aquatic environments. A study in 2002 found that unlike B. Cepacia, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia doe not reduce survival for ... Read on »