Bloodstream infections

Drug compound to kill antibiotic-resistant superbugs found

The research, published in the journal ACS Nano, describes the new compound which kills gram-negative E. coli, including a multidrug-resistant pathogen, said to be responsible for millions of antibiotic-resistant infections worldwide annually.

May 30, 2019, 11:17 AM IST

Medicinal soaps effective against deadly superbugs

Using germ-killing soap and ointment on all intensive-care unit (ICU) patients can reduce bloodstream infections by up to 44 percent and significantly reduce the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in ICUs, a new study has found.

May 31, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

Antiseptic baths cut risk of bloodstream infections in kids

Daily baths with an ordinary antibacterial cleanser can reduce the risk of dangerous bloodstream infections in critically ill children, scientists claim.

Jan 27, 2013, 15:07 PM IST

Simple steps can reduce bloodstream infections in infants

Paediatric hospitals can cut down bloodstream infections by following some low-tech rules.

Jan 24, 2010, 10:22 AM IST

Simple steps can reduce bloodstream infections in infants

Paediatric hospitals can cut down bloodstream infections by following some low-tech rules.

Jan 24, 2010, 00:00 AM IST