In this infographic we give you a visual snapshot of the antibiotics introduced for gonorrhea and a timeline of when resistance was first identified, in addition to setting out some of the primary resistance mechanisms.
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Stainless steel and surgical gowns remain contaminated with Clostridium difficile even after treatment with the recommended disinfectant, according to new research.
A novel phage-based blood assay has demonstrated its potential for identifying people at high-risk of developing tuberculosis, in addition to diagnosing established cases.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology review, entitled ‘How could ethnicity-associated microbiomes contribute to personalized therapies?’, as we ask the authors about the factors that influence the microbiome composition, how these could be manipulated and the future of this field.
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A team of researchers have demonstrated the transmission of a single bacterial strain that possessed a carbapenem-resistance gene, using whole-genome sequencing.
An in vitro study has identified potent antibiotic properties possessed by cannabidiol, discovering activity against Gram-positive bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Researchers have shown that plant-foods, not just meats, can contribute to the transmission of antibiotic resistance to the gut microbiome.
Recent research has suggested that swimming in the ocean may alter the skin microbiome composition and lead to increased vulnerability of infection.
Scientists at California State University, Fresno have identified multidrug resistance in six probiotic Bacillus strains to several antibiotics through genetic analysis.