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Posted on 11.02.22
Novel compound holds promise for MRSA
Antibiotic resistance (AMR) poses a threat to global health and Staphylococcus aureus has become one of the most notable multidrug-resistant pathogens, causing nearly 1 million deaths globally. S. aureus is found in 30% of the populatio...
Posted on 10.03.22
Fungal signatures and diagnostic insights for cancer research
The body is a host to a variety of microbial communities. Our microbiota influences everything from digestion to behavior and is more and more evident that these microbiota are a fundamental component of our body physiology. A growing...
Posted on 09.08.22
Method validation accuracy for susceptibility testing
Hoping to validate the accuracy of your Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) method? EUCAST, together with CCUG (Culture Collection University of Gothenburg, Sweden), and EUCAST NACs, has recently announced they have prepared AST...
Posted on 08.10.22
Antimicrobial resistance and the environment
Long before humans started to mass-produce antibiotics to prevent and treat human infectious diseases, bacteria were evolving the ability to tolerate them. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global health challenge. Pathogens acquire...
Posted on 07.15.22
Depression linked to gut bacteria
A study involving thousands of people in Finland has revealed that a bacterium called Morganella could be causing depression. In this study, a bioinformatician at the Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute (G. Meric) did the analysis for...