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Cyclospora Infections Continue To Climb Despite Halt On Salad Mix Production
2013-08-19 08:17:13

US health officials have continued their investigation into the root cause of a Cyclospora outbreak that has so far infected more than 575 people across 19 US states. However, while infections from two states have been traced back to a salad packer in Mexico, more people are continuing to get sick in other states around the country.

2013-08-08 23:26:28

Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc, an innovative supplier of water purification systems, has supplied water purification systems to Bahamas Habitat, a non-profit group that flies to Haiti and

Rare Parasite Outbreak In Iowa And Nebraska
2013-07-15 05:09:08

A rare parasite known as Cyclospora derived from fresh vegetables has sickened nearly 80 people. The outbreak has climbed from 35 people to 80 in just a week in Midwestern states. So far, Iowa and Nebraska are the only states reporting problems.

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

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.

Probiotics Offset Effects Of Antibiotics
2013-05-31 15:53:23

While antibiotics like penicillin are great for fighting off bacterial infections, they can also wreak havoc on beneficial gut bacteria, leading to diarrhea and other gastrointestinal problems.

2013-05-24 23:20:55

Irritable bowel syndrome affects millions of Americans and is often triggered by popular summertime foods. Camden, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 If

2013-05-22 15:28:54

How does the bacterium Shigella—the cause of a deadly diarrheal disease—detect that it's in a human host?


Latest Waterborne diseases Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 16:37:36

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...

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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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