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Latest Escherichia coli O104:H4 Stories

2013-04-10 13:27:21

Researchers have been able to reconstruct the genome sequence of an outbreak strain of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) using metagenomics (the direct sequencing of DNA extracted from microbiologically complex samples).

2012-10-13 04:01:14

New results from tests performed by Consumers Union suggest that antibiotic resistant E. coli is present in more than half of all store-bought chicken.


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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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