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Scientists Just Found a Super-Powerful New Class of Antibiotics in Dirt

It can kill MRSA.

The modern medical era began when an absent-minded British scientist named Alexander Fleming returned from vacation to find that one of the petri dishes he forgot to put away was covered in a bacteria-killing mould. 892 more words


Sokoto state (Production) MRSA in chickens and farm personnel

The study was conducted to determine the presence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) in chickens and farm personnel in Sokoto, North-western Nigeria.
A total of 160 samples (136 from chickens and 14 from personnel) were collected and screened for the presence of MRSA using cultural characteristics, biochemical tests and latex slide agglutination test for the presence of Penicillin binding protein 2? 99 more words

Research Development

BFRB Put Me In The Hospital

Oh, my mom is going to kill me if she reads this one….

October 2011 was almost the death of me, and I wish I was kidding. 745 more words


Alien vs. Predator 3: Hominid

Scientists have been warning people of the increase in antibiotic resistance bacterial infections. New antibiotics are slow to develop, and doctors are over prescribing treatments. An article published in 2017 reviewed that culmination of several years of research into a specific bacteria,  320 more words


Status Update January 2018

Looking back over the blog, I see that my last post was on October 24. Where, you may wonder, have I been since then? Well, on October 27, an infection changed my life. 795 more words

Monthly Progress Reports

Range #Expansion and the #Origin of #USA300 North American #Epidemic #MRSA (mBio, abstract)

Range Expansion and the Origin of USA300 North American Epidemic Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Lavanya Challagundla a, Xiao Luo a, Isabella A. Tickler b, Xavier Didelot c, David C. 852 more words