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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.
'Phenotype switching' helps bacteria lie dormant inside host cells and become a reservoir for relapsing infections

'Phenotype switching' helps bacteria lie dormant inside host cells and become a reservoir for relapsing infections

Research shows how pathogenic bacteria hide inside host cells

Research shows how pathogenic bacteria hide inside host cells

Vaccine to prevent MRSA infections after bone and joint surgery

Vaccine to prevent MRSA infections after bone and joint surgery

Zyvox achieves higher clinical success rate than vancomycin in MRSA nosocomial pneumonia study

Zyvox achieves higher clinical success rate than vancomycin in MRSA nosocomial pneumonia study

Cempra to present data on solithromycin, TAKSTA at 48th Annual Meeting in Vancouver

Cempra to present data on solithromycin, TAKSTA at 48th Annual Meeting in Vancouver

Study on bacteria may help to develop treatment method for osteomyelitis

Study on bacteria may help to develop treatment method for osteomyelitis

Positive results from Phase 2 clinical trial of TAKSTA in patients with ABSSSI

Positive results from Phase 2 clinical trial of TAKSTA in patients with ABSSSI

Bacterial infections often missed in febrile children in the ER

Bacterial infections often missed in febrile children in the ER

Abaxis' new CRP assay receives FDA marketing clearance

Abaxis' new CRP assay receives FDA marketing clearance

Hemicorporectomy effective, and add years and quality of life to survivors

Hemicorporectomy effective, and add years and quality of life to survivors

Studies to focus on treatments for traumatic battlefield injuries

Studies to focus on treatments for traumatic battlefield injuries

Extremity Trauma Clinical Research Consortium for treating major limb injuries

Extremity Trauma Clinical Research Consortium for treating major limb injuries

New bone cement may prevent amputations

New bone cement may prevent amputations

Researchers look at anti-tumor mechanisms of Scutellaria barbata

Researchers look at anti-tumor mechanisms of Scutellaria barbata

Zometa (zoledronic acid) shown to enhance chemotherapy in reducing breast tumor size

Zometa (zoledronic acid) shown to enhance chemotherapy in reducing breast tumor size

Pre-treatment MRI eliminates unnecessary surgery for children with suspected musculosketal infections

Pre-treatment MRI eliminates unnecessary surgery for children with suspected musculosketal infections

Light-activated drug used to tackle MRSA

Light-activated drug used to tackle MRSA

Increasing number of severe bone infections, health complications in children linked to MRSA

Increasing number of severe bone infections, health complications in children linked to MRSA

Diabetes patients may benefit most from minor surgery plus antibiotics

Diabetes patients may benefit most from minor surgery plus antibiotics

Alcohol consumption increases movement of S. pneumoniae toward the lungs

Alcohol consumption increases movement of S. pneumoniae toward the lungs