E. Coli Outbreak
Viral production is not essential for deaths caused by food-borne pathogen  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
The replication of a bacterial virus is not necessary to cause lethal disease in mice infected with a food-borne pathogen called Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC), according... more
Viral replication not necessary to cause lethal disease by food-borne pathogen  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The replication of a bacterial virus is not necessary to cause lethal disease in a mouse model of a food-borne pathogen called Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli, according... more
University of Cincinnati professor awarded $1.6 million NIAID grant to study Hamburger E. coli  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Alison Weiss, PhD, professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology in UC College of Medicine, has been... more
Study pinpoints how Salmonella sneaks into plant roots  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
In recent years, contamination of salad vegetables by E. coli and salmonella bacteria—the most common causes of food poisoning—have led to large-scale recalls. Although most salmonella outbreaks are linked to contamination from... more
What Is E. Coli?  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
E. coli is to blame for why you sometimes can't eat certain foods, like romaine lettuce. more
Romaine to Honey Smacks Cereal: Why Were There So Many Foodborne Outbreaks in 2018?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
From E. coli-tainted romaine lettuce to Salmonella in cereal, this year certainly had its fair share of foodborne illness outbreaks. more
Bacterial resistance to last-resort antibiotic is spreading at alarming rate in Vietnam  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers have discovered that polymyxin E-resistant Escherichia coli is widely prevalent among people living in rural Vietnam. more
Study reveals high prevalence of colistin-resistant bacteria in residents in Vietnam  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A team of researchers led by Osaka University examined the dissemination of colistin-resistant bacteria among residents of rural communities in Vietnam to find that the prevalence... more
Threat of 'nightmare bacteria' exhibiting resistance to last-resort antibiotic colistin  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers examined the dissemination of colistin-resistant bacteria among residents of rural communities in Vietnam to find that the prevalence of colistin-resistant Escherichia coli in the intestines was extremely... more
Swimming bacteria power microspin cycles  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Dense suspensions of swimming bacteria are living fluids, an archetype of active matter. For example, Bacillus subtilis confined within a disc-shaped region forms a persistent stable vortex that counterrotates at the periphery. Here, we examined Escherichia coli under... more
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