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New test could help physicians identify appropriate treatment for people with gonorrhea

New test could help physicians identify appropriate treatment for people with gonorrhea

Study finds 22% antibiotic failure rate in pneumonia treatment

Study finds 22% antibiotic failure rate in pneumonia treatment

Study: Antibiotic therapy does not work for nearly one in four adults with community-acquired pneumonia

Study: Antibiotic therapy does not work for nearly one in four adults with community-acquired pneumonia

Novel device can reduce contamination of blood cultures, study finds

Novel device can reduce contamination of blood cultures, study finds

Study provides vital clues to counter superbug antibiotic resistance

Study provides vital clues to counter superbug antibiotic resistance

Researchers highlight need to ensure universal access to old antibiotics

Researchers highlight need to ensure universal access to old antibiotics

Study finds high rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for low-risk Ontarian seniors

Study finds high rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for low-risk Ontarian seniors

Researchers discover new defense mechanism against bacteria during wound healing

Researchers discover new defense mechanism against bacteria during wound healing

Synthetic biologists re-engineer yeast cells to manufacture antibiotic penicillin

Synthetic biologists re-engineer yeast cells to manufacture antibiotic penicillin

Discovery could help design better drugs to fight against antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Discovery could help design better drugs to fight against antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Bacteria can mutate at different speeds to survive under difficult circumstances, study shows

Bacteria can mutate at different speeds to survive under difficult circumstances, study shows

Researchers identify new antibiotic resistance gene in bacteria from dairy cows

Researchers identify new antibiotic resistance gene in bacteria from dairy cows

Scientists aim to combat antibiotic-resistant infections by harnessing synthetic mucus

Scientists aim to combat antibiotic-resistant infections by harnessing synthetic mucus

New class of drugs offers hope against antibiotic resistance

New class of drugs offers hope against antibiotic resistance

Scientists use modern techniques to investigate how silver poisons pathogenic microbes

Scientists use modern techniques to investigate how silver poisons pathogenic microbes

Scientists create new technique for studying how chlamydia interacts with immune system

Scientists create new technique for studying how chlamydia interacts with immune system

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in patients’ urine or stools linked to increased risk of drug-resistant sepsis

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in patients’ urine or stools linked to increased risk of drug-resistant sepsis

Novel test can rapidly diagnose flu in patients with severe respiratory illnesses

Novel test can rapidly diagnose flu in patients with severe respiratory illnesses

Scientists develop new drug that combats two ‘priority pathogens’

Scientists develop new drug that combats two ‘priority pathogens’

Fungi have immense potential for production of pharmaceutical compounds

Fungi have immense potential for production of pharmaceutical compounds