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Osteomyelitis simply means an infection of the bone or bone marrow. It can be usefully subclassified on the basis of the causative organism (pyogenic bacteria or mycobacteria), the route, duration and anatomic location of the infection.
Groundbreaking study reveals novel approach to treat, eliminate MRSA infection

Groundbreaking study reveals novel approach to treat, eliminate MRSA infection

Patients treated by ID physicians less likely to die in hospital

Patients treated by ID physicians less likely to die in hospital

Microbiologists identify staph-killing compound that may be effective for osteomyelitis

Microbiologists identify staph-killing compound that may be effective for osteomyelitis

Staph-killing compound may be effective against osteomyelitis

Staph-killing compound may be effective against osteomyelitis

Xgeva receives FDA approval for treating giant cell tumor of the bone

Xgeva receives FDA approval for treating giant cell tumor of the bone

Hybrid molecular imaging technique helps doctors identify diabetic foot infection

Hybrid molecular imaging technique helps doctors identify diabetic foot infection

Osteomyelitis guidelines push pediatric care

Osteomyelitis guidelines push pediatric care

Study investigates how cancer cells 'hijack' platelets

Study investigates how cancer cells 'hijack' platelets

New UM technology could provide five-minute diagnostic test and vaccine for Staph infections

New UM technology could provide five-minute diagnostic test and vaccine for Staph infections

Achilles tendon lengthening shows benefits for diabetic foot

Achilles tendon lengthening shows benefits for diabetic foot

Cempra commences CEM-102 Phase 2 trial in prosthetic joint infections

Cempra commences CEM-102 Phase 2 trial in prosthetic joint infections

Sociologic factors predict time to discharge in lower limb amputees

Sociologic factors predict time to discharge in lower limb amputees

Standard red blood cell transfusion as good as fresh RBCs for premature infants

Standard red blood cell transfusion as good as fresh RBCs for premature infants

MRI useful for identifying  bone lesions in diabetic feet

MRI useful for identifying bone lesions in diabetic feet

Recurring diabetic foot ulcers ‘predictable’

Recurring diabetic foot ulcers ‘predictable’

New vaccine can prevent bacterial infection of orthopaedic implants

New vaccine can prevent bacterial infection of orthopaedic implants

Oral antibiotics might treat Buruli ulcer

Oral antibiotics might treat Buruli ulcer

Pfizer releases Phase III study results comparing VFEND-ERAXIS combination to VFEND for IA

Pfizer releases Phase III study results comparing VFEND-ERAXIS combination to VFEND for IA

RCSI researchers identify novel drug target for osteomyeltitis

RCSI researchers identify novel drug target for osteomyeltitis

Cempra to present solithromycin Phase 1 study data at ECCMID/ICC meeting

Cempra to present solithromycin Phase 1 study data at ECCMID/ICC meeting