Patulous Eustachian tube and palatine defect in a Dachshund with chronic unilateral otitis externa and otitis media.

CONCLUSION AND CLINICAL IMPORTANCE: To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first case of pET described in animals. The ET dysfunction and palatine defect were likely the cause of the otitis in this dog. Clinicians should investigate pET in animals with signs of OE characterized by frothy liquid and food fragments in the ear canal in addition to sneezing after drinking water. PMID: 31908074 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Veterinary Dermatology - Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Tags: Vet Dermatol Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 15 February 2020Source: Journal of Hazardous MaterialsAuthor(s): Fisseha A Bezza, Shepherd M Tichapondwa, Evans MN ChirwaAbstractUniformly dispersed silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) with remarkable colloidal stability were synthesized using chemical reduction method in lipopeptide biosurfactant reverse micelles. Transmission Electron microscopy (TEM), Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and UV–vis spectroscopy analysis exhibited monodisperse nanoparticles with spherical morphology of diameter of 21 ± 2. The lipopeptide stabilized AgNPs displayed remarkable antibacter...
Source: Journal of Hazardous Materials - Category: Environmental Health Source Type: research
Authors: Graul AI, Pina P, Tracy M, Sorbera L Abstract Highlights of our annual review of new approvals and launches on global drug markets include the approval and launch of Trikafta, the most widely applicable treatment to date for cystic fibrosis; approval of the first Ebola vaccine for general (rather than emergency) use; the pilot rollout in three African countries of the world's first malaria vaccine; approval of a new treatment option for multidrug-resistant bacterial infections; and the approval and launch in China of the first new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease in more than a decade. Several new immune ...
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Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
ConclusionThis study reports the first genome sequence of a multidrug-resistant M. hominis isolate in China. These data may help to understand the genomic features and antimicrobial resistance mechanisms of this pathogen.
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
ConclusionsFollowing penicillin V, we observed a remarkable enrichment of the aecal resistome, indicating that even narrow-spectrum antibiotics may have important consequences in selecting for a more resistant microbiome.
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
In conclusion, we propose that LGG can be safely administered to toddlers and older children to manage the symptoms of AGE and prevent AAD. These findings should be considered for incorporation into clinical practice guidelines and should help to focus the efforts of the probiotic industry. PMID: 32059116 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Postgrad Med Source Type: research
Authors: Gil-Gil T, Martínez JL, Blanco P Abstract Introduction: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is a prototype of bacteria intrinsically resistant to antibiotics. The reduced susceptibility of this microorganism to antimicrobials mainly relies on the presence in its chromosome of genes encoding efflux pumps and antibiotic inactivating enzymes. Consequently, the therapeutic options for treating S. maltophilia infections are limited.Areas covered: Known mechanisms of intrinsic, acquired and phenotypic resistance to antibiotics of S. maltophilia and the consequences of such resistance for treating S. maltophilia ...
Source: Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther Source Type: research
AbstractAll infective bacterial species need to conquer the innate immune system in order to colonize and survive in their hosts. The human respiratory pathogensHaemophilus influenzae andMoraxella catarrhalis are no exceptions, and have developed sophisticated mechanisms to evade complement ÔÇÉmediated killing. Both bacterial species carry lipooligosaccharides preventing complement attacks, and attract and utilize host complement regulators C4b binding protein and Factor H to inhibit the classical and alternative pathways of complement activation, respectively. In addition, the regulat or of the terminal pathway of complem...
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Source: Archives of Medical Science - Category: General Medicine Tags: Arch Med Sci Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
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