Latest Water-borne diseases Stories
Baked goods and pastries may be repackaged, sold under other labels SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fast Facts Rolf's Patisserie, a gourmet European style bakery located in Lincolnwood, Ill., is recalling all desserts made after Nov. 1, 2010.
New clinical strains of cholera appear to have evolved a distinctly different mechanism to cause the same disease according to research published in the current issue of the online journal mBioÂ®.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hurricane Tomas has complicated the already difficult sanitary and living conditions of the Haitian people. The results of the flooding have caused a high spike in the number of cases of Cholera.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is extremely concerned about an outbreak of cholera in northern Haiti, and is assisting in the rapid response by the Red Cross network.
Sampling of pigeons captured on the streets of Madrid has revealed the bacterial pathogens they carry.
Diarrhea represents a major condition responsible for pediatric mortality worldwide.
A five-year follow up study in Bangladesh finds that women are literally wearing the answer to better health for themselves, their families and even their neighbors.
LONDON, April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dysentery - Dysentery is a Common Problem for Expatriates Moving Abroad - Poor Sanitation is Often the Cause - Following a Few Simple Tips Can Avoid Serious Illness - MediCare International (http://www.medicare.co.uk) Policies Cover Dysentery Cases Most people have experienced some form of stomach infection at one point in their lives, usually when they have been overseas in a new environment. The symptoms usually include...
While probiotics are often cited as the solution to various stomach problems, the probiotic, Lactobacillus plantarum has no effect on Salmonella, reveals a new thesis at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Women and men contract different types of illnesses when traveling around the world, according to a new study.
Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...
Campylobacter jejuni is a species of curved, helical shaped, non-spore forming, Gram-negative microaerophilic, bacteria commonly found in animal feces. It is one of the most common causes of human gastroenteritis in the world. This food poisoning can be severely debilitating but rarely life-threatening. It has also been linked to Guillain-Barre syndrome which generally develops two to three weeks after the initial illness. It is commonly associated with poultry, and it naturally colonizes...