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This website is a great resource for students who are learning all about microorganisms. It has mostly interactive activities that allow students to learn about the content without having to read passage after passage of information. 60 more words

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Critically ill ICU patients lose almost all of their gut microbes and the ones left aren’t good


Critically ill ICU patients lose almost all of their gut microbes and the ones left aren’t good
– They found that patients with stays longer than a month had only one to four types of microbes in their gut, as measured from fecal samples—compared to about 40 different types found in healthy volunteers. 90 more words

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Critically ill ICU patients lose almost all of their gut microbes and the ones left aren't good

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014

Researchers at the University of Chicago have shown that after a long stay in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) only a handful of pathogenic microbe species remain behind in patients’ intestines. 835 more words

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Copper Surfaces Could Reduce Hospital Acquired Infections

27 JUL 2012

- Hospital-acquired infections kill around 100,000 people annually in the United States

- adds an additional 19 days of hospitalization and $43,000 in costs… 431 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs