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Researchers discover inter- and intraspecies of Staph 'gangs' share nutrients during infection.

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria can share resources to cause chronic infections, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered. Like the individual members of a gang who might be relatively harmless alone, they turn deadly when they get together with their ‘friends.’  The findings, reported in… 677 more words

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Single tick bite can pack double pathogen punch

People who get bitten by a blacklegged tick have a higher-than-expected chance of being exposed to more than one pathogen at the same time.

The new research, published online today in the journal PLOS ONE… 439 more words

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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John Carter: Last Judgement (Review)

John Carter

John Carter is an author who writes books for Penguin. Officially, John Carter is the pseudonym of a bestselling novelist and academic who lives in the US. 688 more words

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