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The Contagion® Gastrointestinal Infections specialty page provides gastrointestinal infection-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

GASTROINTESTINAL INFECTIONS NEWS - Page 5

Hookworm Returns to the United States—Did It Ever Really Leave?
Despite thoughts that hookworm had been eradicated from the United States, a new study finds the parasite in Lowndes County, Alabama, begging the question—was it ever really gone?
Multistate <i>Campylobacter</i> Outbreak Linked to Puppies Sold by Petland
Puppies sold by national pet store chain have been identified as the potential source of an ongoing multistate Campylobacter outbreak.
Norovirus Detection Strategies: Evaluating a New Environmental Swabbing Technique
Gastroenteritis outbreak response requires effective environmental sampling and, here, we break down a seemingly promising new strategy.
CDC Urges Individuals to
The CDC has launched an educational initiative called “Get Ahead of Sepsis,” which underscores the early recognition and timely treatment of sepsis.
Wipes are Better Than Sprays for Disinfecting Against <em>C. difficile</em>
When it comes to cleaning products that work against Clostridium difficile, a new study has found that wipes are better than sprays.
CDC Warns of Increase in <em>Cyclospora cayetanensis</em> Infections in United States
Health care providers are advised to consider a diagnosis of cyclosporiasis in patients with prolonged or remitting-relapsing diarrheal illness.
Study Finds Correlations Between Intestinal Viruses & Risk of Type 1 Diabetes
Researchers from Washington University, in St. Louis, find correlations between specific groups of intestinal viruses and the risk of type 1 diabetes.