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on bioRxiv: Using the Wax moth larva Galleria mellonella infection model to detect emerging bacterial pathogens

In the past few years I have worked on and off (i.e. doing pilot experiments, having a grant proposal rejected) on a very simple, but I believe quite powerful, assay to detect pathogenic bacteria in environmental samples. 495 more words

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Romaine Lettuce E.coli Warning [US & Canada]

US/Atlanta: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia health and wellness regulatory authority, has further updated its warning against serving or consuming certain batch/lots of Romaine Lettuce due to suspected Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) O157:H7 contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. 822 more words

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Romaine Lettuce Warning Update [US]

US/Atlanta: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia health and wellness regulatory authority, updates its warning against serving or consuming certain batch/lots of Romaine Lettuce due to suspected Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) O157:H7 contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. 746 more words

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Romaine Lettuce Warning [US]

US/Atlanta: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia health and wellness regulatory authority, expands its warning against serving or consuming certain batch/lots of Romaine Lettuce due to suspected Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) O157:H7 contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. 706 more words

Food & Drink

Comparison of Predictors and Mortality Between Bloodstream Infections Caused by ESBL-Producing Escherichia coli and ESBL-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Scheuerman O1, Schechner V1, Carmeli Y1, Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez B2, Calbo E3, Almirante B4, Viale PL5, Oliver A6, Ruiz-Garbajosa P7, Gasch O8Gozalo M9, Pitout J10, Akova M11, Peña C12, Molina J13, Hernández-Torres A14, Venditti M15, Prim N16, Origüen J17, Bou G18, Tacconelli E19, Tumbarello M20, Hamprecht A21, Karaiskos I22, de la Calle C23, Pérez F24, Schwaber MJ1, Bermejo J25, Lowman W26, Hsueh PR27, Navarro-San Francisco C28, Bonomo RA24, Paterson DL29, Pascual A2, Rodríguez-Baño J2; REIPI/ESGBIS/INCREMENT investigators. 510 more words

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Wasabi

200 years ago, sanitary conditions were very poor in Japan. Clean water was scarce and refrigeration did not exist which posed a problem as fish is a staple of the Japanese diet. 67 more words

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