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Latest Shigellosis Stories

2013-09-24 08:28:34

ALBANY, New York, September 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Enteric Disease Testing Market (Amebiasis, C.difficile Infection, Campylobacteriosis, Cholera, Cryptosporidiosis, E.coli Infection, Giardiasis, H.pylori Infection, Norovirus Infection, Rotavirus Infection, Salmonellosis and Shigellosis) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global enteric disease...

2013-07-29 08:25:32

ZURICH-SCHLIEREN, Switzerland, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following recently signed collaborations with GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals (GSK) and Janssen Pharmaceuticals (JPI), GlycoVaxyn AG, a leader in the development of innovative conjugate vaccines, today announced that it has secured a Strategic Translation Award from the Wellcome Trust to finance its Shigella program. The award will allow the Company to advance its Shigella bioconjugate vaccine by funding human safety and...

2013-05-13 23:01:31

Findings published in The Lancet can guide prevention, treatment and research on diarrheal diseases, which claim the lives of 800,000 children annually. The study was coordinated by the University of Maryland School of Medicine´s Center for Vaccine Development. Baltimore. MD (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 A new international study published today in The Lancet provides the clearest picture yet of the impact and most common causes of diarrheal diseases, the second leading killer of young children...

New Genetic Path To Deadly Diarrheal Disease Discovered
2012-06-12 15:46:42

Scientists have found new genetic information that shows how harmful bacteria cause the acute diarrheal disease shigellosis, which kills more than a million people worldwide each year. The research, which could lead to the development of future treatments, was published today in the journal PLoS ONE. The study was led by Ohio University scientist Erin Murphy and doctoral student William Broach, with contributions from University of Nevada, Las Vegas and University of Texas at Austin...

2008-07-12 06:00:28

By Misti Crane, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 12--Yet another diarrhea-inducing illness is plaguing Franklin County, and this time it is highly infectious and easily spread from person to person. City and county health officials have seen a spike in cases of shigellosis, an infection with bacteria that live in feces. Toddlers, especially those who are potty training, are particularly prone to spreading infection. Transmission at day-care centers and in kiddie pools is a prime...