penicillin-resistant bacteria

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Noun1.penicillin-resistant bacteria - bacteria that are unaffected by penicillin
bacteria, bacterium - (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
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In a novel and unexpected finding in mice infected with penicillin-resistant organisms, although penicillin therapy alone predictably had no benefit against highly penicillin-resistant bacteria, plasma gelsolin supplementation enabled penicillin to improve survival suggesting synergy between gelsolin and antibiotics
Echoing the delicious tone of Simon Carlyle projects like On Thin Ice and No Holds Bard, this mockumentary toured cameras around Brimlington Hospital, getting under the skin of everyone from a bed-blocking hypochondric and a wise-cracking Scouse priest, to a porter pushing alternative therapies while he's pushing patients and a hapless radio DJ with the vigour of a penicillin-resistant bacteria.
Contrary to tetracycline treatments, penicillin-resistant bacteria from each of the four soils could grow even at the concentration of 1000 mg/L penicillin; this value was nearly double that reported in other studies.

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