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Kansas State University diagnosticians are helping the cattle industry save millions of dollars each year by developing earlier and accurate detection of E. coli.
LITTLE ROCK, AR, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Vivione Biosciences Inc.
Assay runs on the Atlas System, an innovative fully automated molecular system for food pathogen detection WARREN, N.J., Feb.
According to the scientists report in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology, E. coli that produce a particular toxin are able to fend off predators and survive longer in lake water than their more benign counterparts.
Research presented at the American Society for Microbiology General Meeting shows that PathoGenetix Genome Sequence Scanning (GSS) technology could be used to reliably differentiate and strain
“The emergence of novel pathogens poses a major public health threat causing widespread epidemics in susceptible populations.” This is the opening theme proposed by researchers who studied a deadly form of E. coli in hopes that it would prevent another public health outbreak in the future.
The specific mechanisms by which humans and other animals are able to discriminate between disease-causing microbes and innocuous ones in order to rapidly respond to infections have long been a mystery to scientists.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have discovered that an element commonly found in nature might provide a way to neutralize the potentially lethal effects of a compound known as Shiga toxin.
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