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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DripDrop, the first great tasting oral rehydration solution (ORS), announced that it was awarded a two-year contract, effective Sept.
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In the battle between our immune systems and cholera bacteria, humans may have an unknown ally in bacteria-killing viruses known as phages.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DripDrop, the first great tasting medical-grade rehydration solution, announced that it has closed a $5.6 million round of financing.
Great Tasting Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) Now Available to Consumers Over the Counter; Proven Medical Intervention Treats and Prevents Dehydration SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014
YbeY is a conserved protein that is present in most bacteria.
The Ministry of Health of South Sudan declared a cholera outbreak in Juba on May 15, 2014 after four cases were laboratory confirmed following tests conducted by the African Medical Research Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya.
Drip Drop's Breakthrough Hydration Solution Recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 30, 2014, in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drip Drop, the first oral
Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...
Vibrio cholerae is a gram negative comma-shaped bacterium with a polar flagellum that causes cholera in humans. V. cholerae belongs to the gamma subdivision of the Proteobacteria. Classical and El Tor are the two types of V. Cholerae identified by hemaggluttination testing. El Tor is found throughout the world, while the classical biotype is found only in Bangladesh. It was first isolated as the cause of cholera by Italian anatomist Filippo Pacini in 1854; however, this discovery was not...
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