Rapid detection of the commonly encountered carbapenemases (New Delhi metallo- β-lactamase, OXA-48/181) directly from various clinical samples using multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction assay
Conclusions: Rapid detection of these carbapenemases would be assist in better patient management, in terms of accurate antimicrobial treatment, help in cohorting infected from uninfected patient to prevent spread.
Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday.
Indian authorities say eight more children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in eastern Bihar state, bringing the death toll to 114 children this month
[New Times] Following the disease outbreak, the Ministry of Health said the situation is being controlled.
Non-polio enteroviruses are emerging viruses known to cause outbreaks of polio-like infections in different parts of the world with several cases already reported in Asia Pacific, Europe and in United States o...
During an 1848 cholera outbreak in India, British Army Surgeon J. Collis Browne, M.R.C.S. (1819 to 1884) used Chlorodyne —his formulation of laudanum, cannabis, and chloroform—as an antidiarrheal remedy. Years later, he partnered with London pharmacist J. T. Davenport to mass-market Chlorodyne as a panacea. From Manchester, England, Robert Gibson&Sons combined Chlorodyne with Linseed and Liquorice in decorative tins of cough lozenges (above). By 1901 these “beautifully enameled counter show tins” were advertised to American professionals and the public as filled with cough lozenges that “a...
Wide availability of infection control and diagnostic resources is required to control outbreaks early.
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LISTERIA is a food-borne infection that has been issued with a health warning, with new cases in Spain and the UK. This comes after an increase in hospitalisations for the disease in Spain and now eight NHS hospitals have reported the outbreak too.
The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, say experts in global health.