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Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Ibuprofen and Antibiotics Display Synergy Against Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Combinations of ibuprofen with aztreonam and ceftazidime display synergistic antimicrobial activity against drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in vitro, and efficacy of ceftazidime combined with ibuprofen was shown in vivo in a murine P aeruginosa pneumonia model, according to research presented at American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2019 held from June 20-24, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Approximately…

cerebral spinal fluid, spin injection

CSF Parameters Not Predictive of FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel Positivity

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pleocytosis and abnormal protein and glucose levels were not predictive of a positive result on the FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel (FA-M/E), according to research presented at American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2019 held from June 20-24, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Researchers conducted the study to assess whether abnormal CSF parameters are…

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