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U.S. discovered antibiotic resistant pathogenic fungi

 antibiotic resistantThe Centers for Control and Prevention of diseases (CDC) have spread about the registration of more than a dozen cases of infection with multiresistant strains of pathogens candidacies.

According to CDC experts, this is the first appearance of multiresistant strains of Candida auris in the country – from the first seven patients, four have already died. Resistance to a wide range of antifungal agents does not usually too dangerous disease is potentially fatal. Against them it does not help the traditional treatment based on using the echinocandin drugs or other antifungal.


The infection can affect the middle and inner ear, enters the bloodstream and spread throughout the body. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 23, 2016 in Science

 

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