multidrug-resistant bacteria

multidrug-resistant bacteria

Microbiology Bacteria that have acquired antibiotic-resistant genes. See Multidrug resistance.
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Here's the puzzler: the no-antibiotics and organic chickens were only slightly less likely to have multidrug-resistant bacteria than the conventional chickens.
Much of this concern stems from patient-to-patient transfer of multidrug-resistant bacteria, which are not inactivated by high-level disinfection, but are inactivated with the STERIZONE VP4.
TAXIS Pharmaceuticals is a privately held biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing novel antibiotics to combat the growing threat of multidrug-resistant bacteria.
Moreover, there is an increasing incidence of mixed infections and a growing percentage of multidrug-resistant bacteria, and both of these factors are directly associated with the risk of empiric treatment failure.
Co-colonization with multidrug-resistant bacteria was documented in 16 (80%) patients, including extended-spectrum [beta]-lactamase-producing and carbapenem-resistant organisms in 4 and 2 patients, respectively.
These discoveries could pave a new platform to design antibiotics and antimicrobial agents to battle multidrug-resistant bacteria and superbugs," the researchers state.
A number of multidrug-resistant bacteria causing human illness appear to have origins from animals.
There is concern about the rise of multidrug-resistant bacteria, and the roles of healthcare facilities.
The researchers also documented that the percentages of multidrug-resistant bacteria were significantly lower among bacterial isolates recovered from organic versus conventional farms (10% vs.
The oil exerted a marked inhibition against multidrug-resistant bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) Enterococcus faecalis.
Al Ain An outbreak of multidrug-resistant bacteria has been detected in Abu Dhabi hospitals that, according to microbiologists, can cause life-threatening complications to patients.
Resistant as well as multidrug-resistant bacteria were found in samples collected in 2005 from birds in Siberia, Alaska and Greenland.
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