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Seafood Farmed in China is Tainted with Antibiotics and Bacteria

The problem isn’t the antibiotics per se, but that fact that over-use of antibiotics lead to “super-bugs” (bacteria) that are hard to kill with standard antibiotics in the Western world. 141 more words

Flexible Endoscope Surveillance Testing Webinar Now Available

Last week, Alpa Patel, Senior Scientist at Nelson Laboratories, and Kaumudi Kulkarni, Manager of Research and Development at Healthmark Industries, hosted the live webinar Endoscope Microbial Surveillance Testing Made Easy… 127 more words

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Deadly Superbug Linked To Four Deaths In The U.S.

Deadly Superbug Linked To Four Deaths In The U.S.

A deadly new drug-resistant fungus has been linked to the deaths of four hospital patients in the U.S., according to a report released Friday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 249 more words

Super Bugs

Many thousands of Californians are dying every year from infections they caught while in hospitals. But you’d never know that from their death certificates.

Sharley McMullen of Manhattan Beach came down with a fever just hours after being wheeled out of a Torrance Memorial Medical Center operating room on May 4, 2014. 152 more words



How can America keep pumping antibiotics into our food animals? It’s just a matter of time until bacteria trades enough genetic material with each other to cause an epidemic or possibly a pandemic. 93 more words