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Prevention Of Infection For The Use Of Antimicrobial Agents

According to a new study, researchers defined Infection prevention and control (IPC) and antibiotic stewardship (AS) programs are inextricably linked. In Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), and the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists (SIDP). The study was published in the American Journal of Infection Controland Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.

Marine Aspergillus alabamensis: A New Steroid

Chemical investigation of the marine algal-derived endophytic fungus Aspergillus alabamensis EN-547 resulted in the isolation of 4-epi-seco-shornephine, a methyl ester, and 4-epi-seco-shornephine, A carboxylic acid, and two new secondary metabolites.

Security Chief Detected For Immune System

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified a key molecule that serves as a "security chief" to help the immune system quickly recognize and fight infections with dangerous gram-negative bacteria like Salmonella.

HIV/AIDS Care in India: Drug Adherence Levels are Falling Down Again

The present study has clinical and policy relevance to India where an estimated 2.5 million people live with HIV/AIDS; 39% of them are women (UNAIDS 2014). Although AIDS-related mortality in India has declined from its peak in 2007, the country still has the world’s third highest number of AIDS-related deaths [National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), 2015; UNAIDS 2014].