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Sprout Alert!

For years when I taught microbiology, we tested alfalfa sprouts purchased at our local supermarkets for bacterial contamination – we found E. coli repeatedly year after year.  50 more words


Coliform Bacteria in Slovakia Cave Waters

Seman M, Gaálová B, Cíchová M, Prokšová M, Haviarová D, Fľaková R. The occurrence of coliform bacteria in the cave waters of Slovak Karst, Slovakia. Folia microbiologica 2014 Nov 23. 136 more words

Microbial Contaminants

Your Invisible Friends - The Gut Bacteria.

You are not what you eat, you are your bacteria!
As we learned in the “Gut Bacteria…“, there are many times more bacteria living in and on you than there are cells in your body. 926 more words


Mapping the spread of diarrhea bacteria a major step towards new vaccine

EurekAlert  November 11, 2014

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) bacteria are responsible each year for around 400 million cases of diarrhoea and 400,000 deaths in the world’s low- and middle-income countries. 65 more words


Dissertation Plan

Comparison of Escherichia coli and Proteus mirabilis in relation to Urinary Tract Infections

This investigation is to determine the stages in which an uncomplicated and complicated urinary tract infection develop, with reference to the causative organisms and their infection mechanisms. 222 more words