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Researchers discover why Aeromonas hydrophila can have lethal consequences in some cases

Researchers discover why Aeromonas hydrophila can have lethal consequences in some cases

Two strains of the same bacterium work together to cause deadly flesh-eating disease

Two strains of the same bacterium work together to cause deadly flesh-eating disease

$15 million grant funds new effort to develop universal vaccine for strep throat infections

$15 million grant funds new effort to develop universal vaccine for strep throat infections

Texas man bitten by shark being treated for flesh-eating bacteria infection

Texas man bitten by shark being treated for flesh-eating bacteria infection

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment to reduce risk of kidney cancer recurrence

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment to reduce risk of kidney cancer recurrence

Study identifies two genes involved in invasive group A Streptococcus infections

Study identifies two genes involved in invasive group A Streptococcus infections

Houston Methodist researchers find pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria

Houston Methodist researchers find pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria

When wounds won’t heal, therapies spread — to the tune of $5 billion

When wounds won’t heal, therapies spread — to the tune of $5 billion

Engineered nanosponges can reduce severity of infections caused by group A Streptococcus

Engineered nanosponges can reduce severity of infections caused by group A Streptococcus

Virulence of bacterial infections dependent on presence of cytotoxins, study reports

Virulence of bacterial infections dependent on presence of cytotoxins, study reports

Researchers finding way to manipulate signals in bacteria to reduce infections

Researchers finding way to manipulate signals in bacteria to reduce infections

New discovery offers way to develop vaccine against highly infectious bacteria

New discovery offers way to develop vaccine against highly infectious bacteria

Biofilm formation can be complicating feature of GAS NSTI, new study shows

Biofilm formation can be complicating feature of GAS NSTI, new study shows

TGen investigators help track hypervirulent strep outbreak in southwestern U.S.

TGen investigators help track hypervirulent strep outbreak in southwestern U.S.

Over- or under-reaction of immune system can be life-threatening

Over- or under-reaction of immune system can be life-threatening

NNFF's Lifetime Health-Science Achievement Award 2015 goes to John Crew and Ron Najafi

NNFF's Lifetime Health-Science Achievement Award 2015 goes to John Crew and Ron Najafi

Breakthrough approach saves patient's eyes and life from flesh-eating disease

Breakthrough approach saves patient's eyes and life from flesh-eating disease

Findings provide new strategy for developing safe, effective vaccine against strep throat

Findings provide new strategy for developing safe, effective vaccine against strep throat

Blog explains why NeutroPhase can play important role in treating 'flesh-eating' infections

Blog explains why NeutroPhase can play important role in treating 'flesh-eating' infections

Scientists discover novel mechanism that influences GAS virulence at early steps of necrotizing fasciitis

Scientists discover novel mechanism that influences GAS virulence at early steps of necrotizing fasciitis