New mechanism to deal with superbugs

by Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

CiQUS researchers develop a broad-spectrum inhibitor to combat infections caused by P. aeruginosa, the paradigm of bacterial resistance to antibiotics. The compounds developed by Prof. González Bell...

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Identified the genetic mechanisms for the acquisition of resistance to antibiotics in H. parainfluenzae

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

The work of the Epidemiology of Bacterial Infections research group of IDIBELL and HUB indicates that the bacteria could achieve the resistance through the acquisition of mobile DNA fragments.

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A New Study Identifies Biomarkers that Can Distinguish Between Bacterial and Viral Pneumonias

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

These markers could provide a basis for developing rapid diagnostic tests that help identify paediatric patients that require antibiotic treatment

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An alternative drug to antibiotics receives the boost from the CaixaImpulse Consolidate program

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

An alternative to the use of antibiotics created by the group of Dr. Rafael Mañez, from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and the Bellvitge University Hospital (HUB), has been sel...

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Scientists establish the safe dose of statins to use in combination with an antibiotic in the treatment of advanced cirrhosis

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

A study coordinated by researchers of the Clínic-IDIBAPS and published in The Lancet Gastroe​nterology & Hepatology establishes the safe dose of simvastatin to be used together with rifaximin, an a...

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Researchers from IDIVAL have studied antibiotic-resistant bacteria isolated in transplanted patients

by Instituto de Investigación Marqués de Valdecilla

Patients with solid organ transplants, due to the transplant process itself, hospital admission and immunosuppression, among other factors, are frequently colonized or infected by antibiotic resistant...

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