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Harvard team crack superbugs’ genetic code


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Scientists have cracked the genetic code of superbugs such as MRSA, figuring out why they have become so resistant to anti-bioitics in mixed infections. Since 2005, ... Read more...

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Swipe your mobile 3 times a day with saline wipes to keep it bacteria-free


March 17th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Swiping your pager or cell phone just three times with a simple tissue moistened with saline would help you get rid of most of the bacteria, according to ... Read more...

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Antibiotic resistant bacteria found in fertilizer


May 29th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Scientists have found Vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE), an antibiotic resistant bacteria in sewage sludge, a by-product of waste-water treatment frequently used as a fertilizer.Leena Sahlstrom, from the ... Read more...

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Intensive environmental cleaning reduces spread of hospital superbugs


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A rigorous environmental cleaning intervention can help reduce the spread of hospital superbugs in ICUs, according to a new study led by Indian origin scientist.Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ... Read more...

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