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MRSA

Understanding a lesser-known staph infection

August 28, 2018
Researchers from different Texas A&M campuses unite to investigate how Staphylococcus pseudintermedius causes infection

You asked: What is a staph infection?

March 5, 2018
Staph is as common as it is dangerous

Prone to sickness? Blame your genes

March 20, 2017
Whether or not you get sick might have something to do with your genetic makeup, research says

A new type of antibiotic: Revisiting antibody therapeutics in treating infections like staph

November 17, 2016
How making tweaks to a previously discarded drug might hold the key to defeating MRSA and other infectious diseases

‘Superbug’ origins: Key to stop hospital-acquired infections

October 9, 2015
Deadly, drug-resistant germs are on the loose, infecting more than 2 million Americans every year.

Wielding Nature’s Sword: Researchers at Texas A&M discover new treatments against drug-resistant infections

December 11, 2014

Since World War II, antibiotics have been our only defense against bacterial infection, but overuse and misuse have caused some bacteria to develop resistance to antibiotics. Now, researchers at Texas A&M Health Science Center have discovered an entirely new class of antimicrobials that have the potential to kill drug-resistant bacteria.