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Latest Waterborne diseases Stories

2013-02-03 23:00:55

A leading Australian portable water filter company has teamed up with an American leading portable water bottle company to take out the best new product award at the Outdoor Retailer Winter show

2012-12-31 05:02:21

Irritable Bowel Syndrome patient-expert Heather Van Vorous pioneered comprehensive dietary guidelines for managing IBS over a decade ago.

2012-10-26 00:43:38

In the 1700s-1800s, dysentery was a disease causing many deaths.

Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba Kills 10 People In Pakistan
2012-10-09 16:01:59

Ten people have died in Pakistan's most populated city due to a brain-eating amoeba transmitted by contaminated water.

2012-09-10 23:15:43

A University of Illinois microbial engineer has synthesized a sugar in human milk that is thought to protect babies from pathogens.

2012-08-27 11:16:08

Children drinking from around half the UK's private water supplies are almost 5 times more likely to pick up stomach infections.

2012-08-06 11:16:49

Researchers have found that a bacterium that emerged centuries ago in Europe has now been spreading globally into countries undergoing rapid development and industrialization.


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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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
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The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.