DNA sequencing of MRSA could help identify patients who are most at risk of death from the infection – providing a new treatment strategy towards personalized medicine.
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New research investigating the evolutionary origins of MRSA has suggested strains may have emerged long before methicillin was used in clinical practice.
In this interview with Patrick Harris, from the University of Queensland, we discuss his role in setting up and co-ordinating the MERINO trial, and his research on the use of genomics in clinical microbiology
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.
Researchers have identified a subpopulation of T cells as key cytokine producers in addition to proposing a novel mechanism of immunosuppression following superantigen exposure.
Researchers discover the susceptibility rates of Staphylococcus aureus to antibiotics increases over time.
A novel, bioinspired antimicrobial treatment, consisting of iodo-thiocyanate complexes, has demonstrated promising results as a bactericidal compound, according to new research.
Components from bacteria-infecting viruses could allow scientists to create hybrid human antibodies that can target carbohydrate molecules found on bacterial cell surfaces.
This study delves aims to evaluate the efficacy of durancin 61A as an inhibitor of resistant clinical pathogens and to shed light on its mode of action.
In this original research article, the authors determine the structural contributions of a compound set containing inhibitors of bacterial enzyme FabI.