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FDA Issues New Ruling on Antibacterial Soaps
In a new ruling, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declared that companies selling over-the-counter antiseptic washes will no longer be allowed to market their products as such due to doubts over these products’ safety and effectiveness.
STEC Prevention Insight Through Collaborative Study from MSU Researchers
A collaborative study at Michigan State University could lead to Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria prevention practices in the cattle farming industry.
German Researchers Find a Surprising Source of Drug-resistant <em>E. Coli</em> in Hospitals
A group of German researchers recently published an investigative study on the source of drug-resistant pathogens in hospitals and treatment centers.
Therapeutic Challenge in Treating Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC)
Studies demonstrate the effect of antibiotics on patients with hemolytic uremic syndrome and unique therapeutic challenges.
New Hampshire Beach Reopened After <em>E. coli</em> Discovery
The city of Manchester, New Hampshire health department reopened its Crystal Lake public beach after previous analyses found elevated levels of E. coli.
Tourists Can Import Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs
The researchers analyzed stool samples from travelers, both before and after their trips, and found that the intestinal tracts of 76% were colonized with superbugs.
New Technologies Could Guide Investigations of Microbial Outbreaks
A recent study has described the use of next-generation sequencing to develop novel approaches that could serve as a public health tool to track pathogens such as Escherichia coli during disease outbreaks.
New Treatment for Fruits Could Extend Shelf Life, Reduce Food-borne Illness
Wet steam processing of fruits has the potential to significantly reduce the incidence of food-borne illness associated with contaminated fresh-cut fruits, a new study has suggested.
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