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    Protect Yourself Against Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs Naturally There has been a lot of talk about antibiotic-resistant superbugs lately, and we 're understandably scared. After all, if the strongest prescription antibiotics can 't beat a raging infection, does this mean we 'll enter another dark age of plague-like sickness and death? Not necessarily. Even though the first United States medical case of antibiotic-resistant bacteria was discovered recently, there 's no need for panic just…

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    Essay On Wound Culture

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    person shows signs and symptoms of inflammation, swelling, tenderness, redness and pain. Once bacteria have been identified in a wound. A susceptibility test is performed. A susceptibility test is used to determine the likelihood that a particular antibiotic or antifungal drug will be effective in stopping the growth of the bacteria or fungi causing infection (Bacterial Wound Culture n.d.). A culture is collected and placed on a growth medium. The presence of bacteria, the culture will be…

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    IRRADIATION Food irradiation is the processing of food products by ionising radiation in order to control food borne pathogens, reduce microbial load and insect infestation, inhibit the germination of root crops, and extend the durable life of perishable produce (International Consultative Group, 1991). Application of ionizing radiation results in the radiolysis of water. This triggers the development of species such as OH−, hydrated electron and H+, which can then induce several chemical…

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    PROPIONIBACTERIUM ACNES Written by Ebru Erdogan Alper Buberci Helin Alagoz Abstract The purpose of this paper is to explain propionibacterium acne’s structural properties, to make its microbiological analysis, to mention where it can be found, especially on human body, its photosensitivity and to describe the diseases and some infections it can lead to under specific conditions. Introduction Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) is a bacteria that grows deep inside of pores, which is…

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    ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the in-vitro anti-inflammatory activity on leaves extract of Callistemon citrinus by using inhibition of albumin denaturation technique. Method- The different extract i.e. chloroformic, ethanolic and aqueous extract at different concentrations was incubated with egg albumin in controlled experimental condition and subjected to determine absorbance to evaluate the anti-inflammatory activity. Diclofenac sodium was used as the standard/ reference drug. Result: This…

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    Listeria monocytogenes is a gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium and facultative anaerobic that can grow under either anaerobic or aerobic conditions but do not form endospores. Among the six species of Listeria, only Listeria monocytogenes is the major human pathogen that causes disease in humans. It is a causative agent to cause listeriosis, a serious infection caused by ingesting the food contaminated with Listeria. The optimum temperature for growth is 30 to 37 degree Celsius, within this…

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    Essay On Fexofenadine

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    A chemically-preserved oral antihistaminic suspension based on fexofenadine as an active pharmaceutical ingredient and preserved with aminobenzoic acid esters (parabens) was found contaminated with Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia). This finding was detected only after six months from manufacturing. The bacterial count increased from 10, after six months, to 1475 Colony Forming Unit (CFU)/ml after nine months. The organism constituted continually increasing the hazard to the users long after…

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    ntroduction The development of the oyster aquaculture become limited as there is a presence of the pathogenic associated microbe that can cause disease which lead to physiological and imbalance in that oyster. There is a few reports that describe the bacterial diversity which is poorly know and required to be further study.(Hernández and Olmos,2006). So, it is important to analyze the bacteria of oyster. This study is carry out to analyze the gram positive bacteria diversity present oyster,…

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    He states, “When we eat factory-farmed meat, we live on tortured flesh” (4). The meat that is used is in fact tortured but it does not have to be physical. The health of animal is in the hands of people giving so many antibiotics that they will not need in again, eight years. The meat Americans eat are abused and yet they have done nothing. This needs to stop according to Foer. Ethos again is used by Jonathan Foer when he says animals that are sick and are making the consumers…

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    The immune system is incredibly intricate. The first barrier of the system is your skin. After entering the body, the bacteria doubles their number every twenty minutes. When they reach a certain population, bacteria will start damaging the body by changing the environment surrounding them, which triggers the immune system to counter the attack. Macrophages, Neutrophils, Dendritic cells, and T-cells all play crucial roles in saving the body from the bacteria. Macrophages have the ability to…

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