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Research & Reviews  109 results

Conservation and Evolution of the Sporulation Gene Set in Diverse Members of the Firmic...
https://doi.org/10.1128/jb.00079-22
Journal of Bacteriology; Galperin MY, Yutin N et. al.

Jun 1st, 2022 - The current classification of the phylum Firmicutes (new name, Bacillota) features eight distinct classes, six of which include known spore-forming bacteria. In Bacillus subtilis, sporulation involves up to 500 genes, many of which do not have ort...

Outcomes of Patients with Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections: A Propensity-Matched Anal...
https://doi.org/10.1089/sur.2021.317
Surgical Infections; Collins CM, McCarty A et. al.

Feb 24th, 2022 - Background: Necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTIs) are severe, rapidly spreading infections with high morbidity and mortality. Attempts to identify risk factors for mortality and morbidity have produced variable results. We hope to determine w...

Immunogenic and neutralization efficacy of recombinant perfringolysin O of Clostridium ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8760870
Immunologic Research; Singh A, Rawat P et. al.

Jan 16th, 2022 - Clostridium perfringens is a Gram-positive anaerobe ubiquitously present in different environments, including the gut of humans and animals. C. perfringens have been classified in the seven toxinotypes based on the secreted toxins that cause diffe...

Orthopedic Surgery for Hand Infections Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1241803-workup

Oct 19th, 2021 - Laboratory Studies A complete blood count (CBC) should be obtained. An elevated white blood cell (WBC) count can indicate the presence of infection. In the case of particularly severe infections, the CBC may provide a measure of the patient's prog...

Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection in the Elderly: Effect of Pre-Operative Factors on Mo...
https://doi.org/10.1089/sur.2021.130
Surgical Infections; Gebran A, Dorken Gallastegi A et. al.

Oct 8th, 2021 - Background: Necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTIs) are rapidly progressing, life-threatening diseases associated with substantial morbidity and mortality, especially in patients 65 years or older. We aimed to evaluate clinical factors associat...

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News  3 results

A 47-year-old man with chest and neck pain
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/95872/hospital-medicine/47-year-old-man-chest-and-neck-pain?channel=327
M. Chadi Alraies, MD, FACP, Usman Ayub Khan, MBBS et. al.

Jan 1st, 2013 - A 47-year-old man presented with acute shortness of breath and chest and neck pain, which began after he heard popping sounds while boarding a bus. The pain was right-sided, sharp, worse with deep breathing, and associated with a sensation of full.

Treatment of Severe Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/893736

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Purpose of review: To review the salient features of the management of severe skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs), including toxic shock syndrome, myonecrosis/gas gangrene, and necrotizing fasciitis. Recent f...

Treatment of Severe Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/893736

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Purpose of review: To review the salient features of the management of severe skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs), including toxic shock syndrome, myonecrosis/gas gangrene, and necrotizing fasciitis. Recent f...

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