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# Antibiotics

### Global cephalosporin drugs market projected to rise 3.34 percent

19 August 2019 | By

### Whitepaper: Analytical criteria in bacterial endotoxin testing using LAL and rFC

21 February 2019 | By

This article covers the analytical criteria that apply to Bacterial Endotoxin Testing (BET) using Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) or recombinant Horseshoe crab Factor C (rFC) for the bioactivity determination of endotoxin in aqueous solutions, such as pharmaceuticals and medical device extracts. It explains the importance of these criteria for accurate…

### Biomanufacturing sector set to ‘boost its efficiency’

28 September 2018 | By

The next five years will see game-changing improvements made in upstream, downstream and continuous bioprocessing, predicts one industry specialist...

### Whitepaper: BIOshell™ IgG 1000 Å C4 UHPLC column for improved biomacromolecule separations

28 June 2018 | By

Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) are widely manufactured by many biopharmaceutical companies to treat a myriad of diseases ranging from Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and many types of cancers...

### New compound as effective as FDA-approved drugs against life-threatening infections

20 June 2018 | By

Researchers have identified a new compound that in preliminary testing has shown itself to be as effective as antibiotics approved by the FDA to treat life-threatening infections while also appearing to be less susceptible to bacterial resistance.

### Oral antibiotics may raise risk of kidney stones

14 May 2018 | By

Paediatric researchers have found that children and adults treated with some oral antibiotics have a significantly higher risk of developing kidney stones...

### Scientists develop rapid test that determines antibiotic resistance

16 March 2018 | By

Scientists in Germany have developed a test using electric fields and Raman spectroscopy to ascertain specific antibiotic resistance of pathogens and thus enable the prescription of effective treatment.

### DNA microarrays and multidrug resistant bacteria

1 March 2018 | By

In parallel with the use of a wide range of antibiotics for treating infectious diseases worldwide, antimicrobial resistance has significantly increased. For this reason, the application of an advanced pangenomic technique like DNA microarray can be an effective, rapid, accurate, sensitive, specific and flexible methodology for detecting, identifying and determining…