A new study has investigated the effects of commonly used topical antimicrobials on the skin microbiome, discovering that antibiotics have a major and long-lasting effect.
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A team from Tel Aviv University have developed hybrid bacteriophage particles that may allow DNA transduction to new bacteria, expanding the range of currently used phages.
Researchers have identified a subpopulation of T cells as key cytokine producers in addition to proposing a novel mechanism of immunosuppression following superantigen exposure.
A novel platform has demonstrated an ability to simultaneously detect multiple pathogens in human blood samples, potentially leading to the development of multiple-assay devices for clinical use.
Improved therapeutic strategies are in urgent need for better control and eradication of tuberculosis. In this editorial, the authors evaluate interleukin-37 as a new molecular target for the therapy of tuberculosis.
Researchers discover the susceptibility rates of Staphylococcus aureus to antibiotics increases over time.
In this exclusive piece the authors discuss the choice of peptide antigen, delivery system/adjuvant and delivery route as key factors in the development of an effective human vaccine against group A Streptococcus.
Resistance to β-lactams is an increasing problem. This review outlines various approaches taken to discover MBL inhibitors, with an emphasis on the different chemical classes of inhibitors.