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2014-05-16 23:07:33

A new protocol from PathoGenetix, Inc. enables identification and strain typing of bacteria directly from clinical stool samples in five hours, without the need for a cultured isolate. The protocol has important applications in both public health and microbiome research, and is currently being evaluated by public health laboratories to assess utility. Woburn, MA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 PathoGenetix, Inc. has developed and validated a protocol for the identification and subtyping of bacteria...

2013-11-20 23:34:15

New research from Applied Maths and PathoGenetix Inc. shows a high correlation among results from whole genome sequencing (WGS) and Genome Sequence Scanning (GSS) for strain type analysis of pathogenic E. coli. The research was presented on Tuesday at InFORM 2013, the Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management meeting. Woburn, MA and Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 PathoGenetix, Inc., a developer of an automated system for rapid bacterial identification,...

Hedgehogs To Blame In Latest Salmonella Outbreak
2013-02-01 08:30:16

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Less than a week after the CDC warned of a salmonella outbreak due to contaminated ground beef, a new outbreak is being investigated due to contact with pet hedgehogs. The CDC is working with officials from the USDA´s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and state health departments to investigate the latest outbreak. The Salmonella typhimurium outbreak is relatively rare, with only one or two cases reported...

16 Ill From Salmonella In Ground Beef
2013-01-30 21:18:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning of a Salmonella outbreak linked to ground beef. Michigan retail stores are recalling over 1,000 pounds of ground beef that have been contaminated with Salmonella typhimurium, which has led to 16 people being sickened in five states. One Michigan retail store has recalled nearly 550 pounds of ground beef products that may have been contaminated with the...

2010-08-18 09:49:00

LANSING, Ill., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration has now advised use of pasteurized shell and liquid eggs to help retailers and food service outlets, along with consumers, to avoid contracting dangerous egg-related salmonella enteritdis (SE). The announcement can be downloaded at http://www.fda.gov/Food/NewsEvents/WhatsNewinFood/ucm222684.htm. The recommendation was made amid news of a massive recall of shell eggs and a CDC report that since May 2010, there has...

2008-07-22 00:00:30

By Stephen J. Hedges and Michael Martinez SANTA YNEZ, Calif. - This year was shaping up to be a good one for farmer Ernesto Ramirez, who will harvest 80 acres of jalapeno and serrano peppers in two weeks. Not only was his crop good, but Ramirez had taken expensive steps to ensure that it remained that way, hiring an outside agency to certify his worker training and the cleanliness of his land and water. Last week came word, though, that peppers like the ones Ramirez grows have been...

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2008-07-15 09:10:00

SANTA YNEZ, Calif.--This year was shaping up to be a good one for farmer Ernesto Ramirez, who will harvest 80 acres of jalapeno and serrano peppers in two weeks. Not only was his crop good, but Ramirez had taken expensive steps to ensure that it remained that way, hiring an outside agency to certify his worker training and the cleanliness of his land and water. But a week ago came word that peppers like the ones Ramirez grows have been implicated in one of the largest and most perplexing...


Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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