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Drug-resistant <i>E. coli</i> Found in Nearly Two-thirds of UK Chicken Samples
Public Health England and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs researchers in the United Kingdom found drug-resistant E. coli in a large number of chicken samples, while much lower rates of contamination were observed in beef and pork samples.
EuSCAPE: Survey on Carbapenemase-producing <i>Enterobacteriaceae</i> in Europe
A recent study lead by researchers from the University of Freiburg analyzed the occurrence of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli in European hospitals.
Are Sprouts Making Us Sick?
A recent presentation by US Food and Drug Administration representatives explained why contaminated sprouts continue to be the cause of many food-borne illnesses.
A Sweet Solution to Removing <i>E. coli</i> From Drinking Water
York’s Lassonde School’s Micro and Nano-scale Transport (MNT) Lab researchers have discovered “DipTreat,” a water treatment device capable of detecting and removing E. coli from drinking water.
Researchers Discover New Ways Plasmids Work to Make Bacteria More Resistant
European researchers have found that bacterial DNA molecules called plasmids are driving the evolution of antibiotic resistance in ways previously unknown.
 
The Changing Landscape of Tracking Infectious Diseases
Experts in clinical diagnostics and tracking food-borne outbreaks discuss using culture-independent diagnostic tests (CIDTs) as well as how the use of CIDTs is currently working in Colorado.
Commensal Organisms Can Protect Against Pathogenic Bacteria
Recent studies have shown how a commensal intestinal bacterium produces an enzyme that can help protect against pathogenic bacteria.
Less Than 10% of Bovine <i>E. coli</i> Strains Affect Human Health
Researchers have predicted that less than 10% of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 strains are likely to have the potential to cause human disease.
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