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2010-09-23 09:31:48

The model is based on transplanting human immune stem cells from umbilical blood into mice that are susceptible to infection Better treatments and prevention for typhoid fever may emerge from a laboratory model that has just been developed for the disease. The model is based on transplanting human immune stem cells from umbilical cord blood into mice that are susceptible to infections. The transplanted cells live alongside the mouse's own immune system. Although mice are normally resistant to...

2009-08-27 00:34:12

Researchers say most U.S. cases of typhoid fever are related to travel -- especially the Indian subcontinent. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, finds more and more typhoid cases are being identified as drug-resistant strains, including nalidixic acid-resistant S Typhi as well as ciprofloxacin-resistant. The researchers raise concerns that strains resistant to fluroquinolones may become more prevalent. Over the last 20 years, emergence of S Typhi strains...