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Researchers Find Increased Rates of <i>Clostridium difficile</i> in Travelers
Researchers believe that an increased incidence of C. difficile in travelers returning from international destinations may be linked to travelers' diarrhea.
As Cholera Outbreak in Yemen Spreads at An Alarming Rate, Officials Race to Respond
Yemen has been hit by a resurgent cholera outbreak and health officials are focusing all of their efforts into infection control.
A Scope, A Resistant Germ, and Missing Data Walk into a Bar
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the endoscopy suite...
Gut Bacteria
In a recent study, researchers from several institutions found that individuals from North, Central, and South Americas may be at an increased risk of cancer due to Heliobacter pylori strains brought over to the "New World" with European explorers.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Month of March 2017
News on Heliobacter pylori, Zika, Clostridium difficile, Powassan virus, and influenza make up the top 5 news articles from Contagion® in March 2017.
Multidrug-Resistant Gene Found in <em>Salmonella</em>
Researchers in China have discovered a troubling case of the presence of a variant of the multidrug-resistant gene MCR-1 in a common strain of Salmonella in a healthy patient.
New Rotavirus Vaccine is
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health researchers report that a new rotavirus vaccine was found to be 66.7% effective.
Vitamin May Be Key to Killing Cancer-Causing Bacteria
According to the team’s research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, H. pylori uses a unique biosynthetic pathway to synthesize vitamin K2, which is essential to many vital chemical reactions that keep the organism alive.
Big advances in treatment can