flesh-eating bacteria


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M1 streptococcus

An invasive variant of Streptococcus group A, which cause toxic shock-like syndrome.

flesh-eating bacteria

A variant of Streptococcus group A, which causes toxic shock-like syndrome. See Toxic shock-like syndrome.
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Learn why the unprecedented disaster has caused the unthinkable - rampant flesh-eating bacteria threatening one of our most treasured resources, the Gulf of Mexico - information you need to know before you set foot in the water.
The 19-year-old Sudanese teenager has been struck by a severe strain of flesh-eating bacteria and has lost his left leg.
I read about a man who lost his face to flesh-eating bacteria, she said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The results of a study of genomics discovered a mutant gene that can Lessen devastation of flesh-eating bacteria.
A FORMER cleaner died from the same flesh-eating bacteria which infected Paul after cutting her finger on a tin, an inquest heard.
Today, as foreclosures and failed businesses spread like flesh-eating bacteria, that landscape is shifting, psychically and physically, becoming blighted with vacant houses and big-box structures.
One alarming reason modern medicine has bad to look beyond antibiotics is the steady increase ha deadly, drug-resistant wound infections such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), also known as the flesh-eating bacteria.
These flesh-eating bacteria are carried in 30 per cent of the population's throat or skin without producing any symptoms at all.
Writer-director Eli Roth made his feature film debut in 2002 with Cabin Fever, a low budget exercise in horror about a group of teenagers terrorised by a flesh-eating bacteria in the American backwoods.
Writer-director Eli Roth made his film debut in 2002 with Cabin Fever, a low budget flick about a group of teenagers terrorised by flesh-eating bacteria.
Without moisture, flesh-eating bacteria could not survive.
Doctors at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee diagnosed necrotising fasciitis - a rare flesh-eating bacteria that can kill within hours.