Researchers have reported that statins could have an antimicrobial effect against Staphylococcus aureus – indicating that statin users may have a decreased risk of S. aureus bloodstream infections outside of hospitals.
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While sepsis is well defined clinically, the molecular immunological mechanisms that underlie the development of sepsis are poorly understood.
Elucidating the effects of virus infections on the biological activity of stem cells may help improve the safety and efficacy of clinical stem cell transplantations. This study explores the underlying influence of HSV type-1 (HSV-1) infection on the energy metabolism of human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells (UCMSCs).
Public Health England has released updated guidance on Candida auris, as they confirm that over 200 patients have been infected or colonized with the fungus.
An analysis of a large, nationwide health insurance database reveals a rapid increase in multiple recurring Clostridium difficile infections in the United States.
Researchers demonstrate how one of the deadliest hospital-acquired infections can be prevented by training and culture-change interventions.
A novel type of wound dressing that combines both hydrogel dressings and chitosan could reduce the risk of bacterial infection in recovering patients.
In this editorial the authors offer a perspective about issues surrounding the implementation of molecular antibiograms in the diagnostic workflow.
New research suggests it may be possible to quickly and accurately diagnose drug-resistant bacteria utilizing equipment already owned by hospitals.