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Listeria Monocytogenes - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf.

Jul 04, 2022 . Listeria monocytogenes is a gram-positive, facultative intracellular rod bacteria that is catalase positive and beta-hemolytic when grown on blood agar. There have been several historical foodborne illness breakouts involving L. monocytogenes. In 1981, L. monocytogenes was revealed to be a foodborne illness linked to a variety of foods. In 1985, a massive outbreak ....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK534838/.

Gram Positive Bacteria - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf.

Feb 14, 2022 . Health professionals need to understand the important difference between gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Gram-positive bacteria are bacteria classified by the color they turn in the staining method. Hans Christian Gram developed the staining method in 1884. The staining method uses crystal violet dye, which is retained by the thick peptidoglycan cell wall ....

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Ampicillin - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf.

Jun 07, 2022 . Ampicillin is a medication used in the management and treatment of certain bacterial infections. It is in the penicillin class of medications. This activity outlines the indications, action, and contraindications for ampicillin as a valuable agent in treating certain bacterial infections like those from E. coli, S. aureus, S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae, etc. In ....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK519569/.

Neonatal Sepsis - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf.

May 17, 2022 . Neonatal sepsis refers to an infection involving the bloodstream in newborn infants less than 28 days old. It remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among neonates, especially in middle and lower-income countries [1]. Neonatal sepsis is divided into two groups based on the time of presentation after birth: early-onset sepsis (EOS) and late-onset ....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK531478/.

Neisseria Meningitidis - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf.

Jul 22, 2022 . Neisseria meningitidis (N. meningitidis) was first discovered in 1887 by Weichselbaum from analyzing the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of a patient infected with meningitis.[1] It is a human-specific bacterium that causes a multitude of illnesses, collectively termed meningococcal disease. Surprisingly, up to 10% of the general population carries the ....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK549849/.

Streptococcus Group B - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf.

May 29, 2022 . The pathogen Streptococcus agalactiae represents group B Streptococcus (GBS). The commonly used term of group B streptococcus or GBS is based on Lancefield grouping that takes into account specific cell wall carbohydrate antigen. It is a common colonizer of the genital and gastrointestinal tracts. GBS colonization in pregnant women is a major risk factor for ....

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Biochemistry, Lipopolysaccharide - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf.

Apr 21, 2022 . Lipopolysaccharides (LPS) are important outer membrane components of gram-negative bacteria. They are large amphipathic glycoconjugates that typically consist of a lipid domain (hydrophobic) attached to a core oligosaccharide and a distal polysaccharide. These molecules are also known as lipogylcans due to the presence of lipid and sugar molecules. The ....

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Cephalosporins - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf.

Mar 13, 2022 . Cephalosporins are beta-lactam antimicrobials used to manage a wide range of infections from gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. The five generations of cephalosporins are useful against skin infection, resistant bacteria, meningitis, and other infections. This activity describes the indications, contraindication, and possible adverse effects of cephalosporins ....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK551517/.

StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf.

NCBI Bookshelf. A service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. StatPearls. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2022 Jan-. ... Listeria Monocytogenes; Lithium; Lithium Toxicity; Littoral Cell Splenic Angioma; Livedoid Vasculopathy; Liver Abscess;.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK430685/.

Fever In A Neonate - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf.

Aug 30, 2021 . The World Health Organization categorizes neonatal sepsis into early and late based on the age of onset. Early neonatal sepsis affects infants less than 72 hours of age ( some experts will advocate using 7 days as a limit for early-onset sepsis); whereas, we see late-onset infections in infants older than 72 hours to 28 days of age. Early recognition and treatment are ....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482196/.

Amoxicillin - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf.

Aug 17, 2021 . Amoxicillin is one of the most commonly used antibiotics in the primary care setting. It is an amino-penicillin, created by adding an extra amino group to penicillin to battle antibiotic resistance. Amoxicillin covers a wide variety of gram-positive bacteria, with some added gram-negative coverage compared to penicillin. Like penicillin, it covers most Streptococcus ....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482250/.