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AmHPR™ H Pylori Antibiotic Resistance Panel

American Molecular Laboratories (AML) has developed an AmHPR™ H. pylori antibiotic resistance panel. The panel tests all major genes in the H. pylori genome for variants that are associated with antibiotics resistance. The H. pylori antibiotic resistance related genes as listed in the table below. Antibiotic Resistance Related Genes 23S rRNA gyrA rdxA pbp1 16S…

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Bowel preparation may affect gut microbiota composition and affect the results of experiments

Kristina Campbell – IBD, Research & Practice Bowel preparation is a necessary, but sometimes ‘invisible’, part of a successful colonoscopy. The question of how bowel preparation procedures affect the normal gut microbiota is so far unanswered, since existing data are conflicting. Two recent studies supported the idea that bowel preparation significantly affects the gut microbiota….

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Why Eating For Your Microbiome Is The Key To A Healthy Weight

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  • March 25, 2016
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At this point, there’s really no need to harp on the statistics revealing the obesity epidemic in America. We’ve been bombarded by numbers—but the truth is all you need to do is walk through an airport terminal or shopping mall to get a sense of how pervasive our weight issues really are. So there’s of…

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Cancer Research and Gut Bacteria

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  • March 14, 2016
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Top scientists at Roche Holding AG and AstraZeneca Plc are sizing up potential allies in the fight against cancer: the trillions of bacteria that live in the human body. “Five years ago, if you had asked me about bacteria in your gut playing an important role in your systemic immune response, I probably would have…

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New Procedure Disarms Bad Gut Bacteria Without Hurting Good Ones

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  • September 29, 2015
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Nearly half a million Americans get infected in a single year by Clostridium difficile, a dangerous bacteria that causes life-threatening diarrhea. It kills 15,000 people a year. It’s the most common cause of health-care associated infections in U.S. hospitals. Patients on antibiotics are at the greatest risk for developing C. diff infections. That happens when…

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One man’s poop is another’s medicine

This is an amazing article from CNN and written by John Bonifield and Elizabeth Cohen or CNN Health. People take antibiotics all the time without thinking they sometimes fail to work. This article shows how health bacteria or microbes can be transplanted to help fight out the bad bacteria. Medford, MA (CNN)It’s the middle of…