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2013-07-18 11:24:00

Results of UCI-led study point to new approach for treating foodborne illnesses UC Irvine microbiologists have learned how a probiotic bacterium used to treat irritable bowel syndrome can soothe gut bacterial infections caused by salmonella, paving the way for potential relief from foodborne illnesses that affect millions of people annually. Manuela Raffatellu, assistant professor of microbiology & molecular genetics, and colleagues at UC Irvine and the University of Washington...

2013-07-10 19:46:46

Typhoid fever is one of the oldest documented diseases known to have afflicted mankind but what makes it so lethal has remained a mystery for centuries. In a study appearing online July 10 in the journal Nature, Yale researchers offer an explanation of how the devastating disease marked by delirium and stupor still kills 200,000 people every year - and also suggests the basis of a future vaccine. The culprit appears to be a powerful toxin possessed by Salmonella typhi, the bacterium that...

2013-06-27 11:54:23

New insights into food poisoning show Salmonella have a novel sugar preference The blockbuster battles between good and evil are not just on the big screen this summer. A new study that examined food poisoning infection as-it-happens in mice revealed harmful bacteria, such as a common type of Salmonella, takes over beneficial bacteria within the gut amid previously unseen changes to the gut environment. The results provide new insights into the course of infection and could lead to better...

Oral Vaccine For Tropical Intestinal Conditions In The Works
2013-06-10 05:38:53

[ Watch the Video: Technology That Protects Friendly Bacteria ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed a new pill that can prevent the condition known as Delhi belly and traveler´s tummy in those visiting India and other tropical nations. The condition is caused by consuming contaminated food and water, and can lead to cramps, vomiting and diarrhea. However, according to the Press Trust of India (PTI),...

2013-06-06 23:32:24

A lawsuit filed against the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville alleges that an Asheville woman contracted Salmonella after eating food at the hotel. She is represented by Seattle-based Marler Clark. FAYETTEVILLE, NC (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Seattle-based Marler Clark filed a third lawsuit* against the Holiday Inn Bordeaux today. The lawsuit was filed in Cumberland County Superior Court on behalf of Asheville resident Lacey Townsend, who alleges she became ill with a Salmonella infection...

2013-05-29 23:04:08

Marler Clark, the nation's leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness outbreaks, filed two lawsuits against the Fayetteville, NC Holiday Inn Bordeaux on behalf of women who allegedly contracted Salmonella after eating at the hotel's restaurants. Fayetteville, NC (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Marler Clark, the nation´s leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness outbreaks, and Fayetteville lawyer Steven Lawrence filed two lawsuits Tuesday against the Holiday Inn...

2013-05-28 11:30:47

Possibly energy-conserving, switch suggests metabolic changes that researchers might exploit to fight systemic illness For the first time, researchers have found a particular kind of molecular switch in the food poisoning bacteria Salmonella Typhimurium under infection-like conditions. This switch, using a process called S-thiolation, appears to be used by the bacteria to respond to changes in the environment during infection and might protect it from harm, researchers report this week...

New FDA/USDA Report Looks At Ways To Prevent Listeria Contamination
2013-05-12 08:37:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Stricter control of temperature while refrigerating food, keeping food contact surfaces clean and sanitary, and wearing gloves while serving customers could help prevent the spread of the bacterial disease listeria at delicatessens and other food-related businesses, US health officials claim in a new report. The report, released by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday,...

2013-05-04 23:01:00

A lawsuit filed Friday alleges that a Las Vegas couple fell ill with Salmonella infections after eating food from Firefly on Paradise. The couple is represented by Seattle-based Marler Clark. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 04, 2013 Las Vegas residents Tzahi and Julia Salomon filed a lawsuit Friday* against Firefly, the Las Vegas restaurant the Southern Nevada Health District identified as the source of an 86-person Salmonella outbreak in late April. The Salomons are represented by...


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2011-04-25 21:28:48

Salmonella enterica is a subspecies of Salmonella enterica, the rod shaped, flagellated, aerobic, Gram-negative bacterium. It is a member of the genus Salmonella and many of the pathogenic serovars of the S. enterica species are in this subspecies. Serovars can be designated fully or in a shortened form. The genus, Salmonella, is on the short form lists which are followed by the capitalized and non-italicized serovar. Each serovar can have many strains as well, which allows for a rapid...

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