Quidel Gets FDA Clearance for Multiplex Strep Assay
Group A Streptococcus are Gram-positive bacteria that reside primarily in the nose, throat, and skin and are responsible for several illnesses such as strep throat, skin infections, or toxic shock syndrome. Meantime, Group C and G Streptococcus are ...
GenomeWeb - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:14

Quidel Gets FDA Clearance For Its Lyra Molecular PCR Assay
RTT News - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:03

Quidel Receives FDA Clearance for Its Lyra(TM) Molecular PCR Assay for the ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:22

The company added its new molecular test detects and differentiates between pyogenic Group A and pyogenic C or G Streptococcal throat infections. Group A Streptococcus are reportedly Gram-positive bacteria, residing in the nose, throat and skin, while ...
MENAFN.COM - Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:22

Gentamicin Remains a Viable Treatment For Bronchiectasis
Gentamicin is made by bacteria of the Micromonospora genus which are Gram-positive bacteria, which are commonly found in soil and water. Its bactericidal properties come from the fact that it binds to the 30S subunit (translational apparatus) of the ...
BioNews Texas - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:39

Looking Down to Find Anthrax Persistent Mechanisms
... the portability and sustainability of a related, but less deadly, bacterium. Anthrax is a serious infectious disease caused by gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria known as Bacillus anthracis. (screen capture fron Center for Disease Control website ...
Armed with Science - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:37

Timely testing essential to treat bacterial skin, subcutaneous infections
Of these, 66.7% had one bacterium isolated; 25% had two bacterium isolated; and 8.3% had three bacterium isolated. A total of 34 microorganisms were isolated from patients in the study. Half of isolated microorganisms responded to gram-positive ...
Healio - Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:52

UT Health Researchers Investigate New MRSA Superbug Found In Brazil
The new superbug is part of a class of highly-resistant bacteria known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA, which is a major cause of hospital and community-associated infections, which is commonly found in institutions throughout ...
BioNews Texas - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:30

Beacon-based (bbFISH(R)) technology for rapid pathogens identification in ...
Diagnosis and treatment of bloodstream infections (BSI) are often hampered by the delay in obtaining the final results of blood cultures. Rapid identification of pathogens involved in BSI is of great importance in order to improve survival of septic ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:33

Through Genomic Analysis, Researchers Untangle Steps Leading to an Epidemic
Group A Streptococcus, a Gram-positive bacterial pathogen, causes some 600 million infections globally each year and an estimated 10,000 to 15,000 severe infections in the United States. Mild illness due to GAS includes strep throat and skin infections ...
GenomeWeb - Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:22

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