Tag Archives: skin

Malassezia Yeast Infections in Humans and Animals

Humans are covered from head-to-toe with Malassezia. Continue reading

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Why your armpits smell bad

tldr; = your armpits = lunch for bacteria Continue reading

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Host-pathogen interactions between the skin and Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus aureus is responsible for the vast majority of bacterial skin infections in humans. The propensity for S. aureus to infect skin involves a balance between cutaneous immune defense mechanisms and virulence factors of the pathogen. The tissue architecture of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday PLoS Pathogens

PLoS Pathogens is two years old, and to celebrate, they’ve just published a list of the top ten papers downloaded from September 2005 to July 2007, so if you need to catch up on your reading: Carrageenan Is a Potent … Continue reading

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