Blood infections may be caused by bacteria in probiotics in ICU patients

Blood infections may be caused by bacteria in probiotics in ICU patients

It’s gotten normal for patients in the ICU to get probiotics, both children and adult. According to the study published in Nature Medicine, between 2009 and 2014, 1.1 % of patients suffered from bacteremia who received probiotics in the hospital’s ICU. The study also stated, the microorganisms living in probiotic formulations like yogurt can cause blood infections in few cases as indicated by a study which cautions the use of the product in the hospital’s ICU. 6 ICU cases of bacteremia was compared by the researchers with another 16 patients…

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Microba Partners with Korean Company Macrogen to Develop Global Microbiome Service Offering

Microba Partners with Korean Company Macrogen to Develop Global Microbiome Service Offering

Australian biotech giant Microba has made an alliance with Macrogen to develop microbiome research services for the offshore market. An MOU has got signed at the Macrogen Headquarters in Seoul on 14 March 2019 defining all the partnership terms and condition. Through this MOU, Macrogen and Microba will establish a close cooperation system. With this partnership, they will try to penetrate into the microbiome market of Korea and other nations Macrogen is a significant Korean company which has a market capitalization of 350m USD and annual revenues touching 100m USD….

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