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Brazos Co. Health Dept. Issues Apology About E. Coli News Conf.
The parents of an 18-month-old and a 4-year-old who were sickened by E. Coli from a local restaurant weren't happy with a Brazos County Health Department news conference on Tuesday.
Wed May 22, 2013
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
New Delhi Metallo- -Lactamase - "producing Enterobacteriaceae, United States
Isolates were resistant to I2-lactams, fluoroquinolones, and aminoglycosides, demonstrated MICs a15 countries worldwide .
KEPR CBS 19
Consumer Reports: Mechanically tenderized beef risk
Before you fire up the grill for some great summer meals, Consumer Reports has a caution.
Chattahoochee River: Unhealthy Bacteria Levels Increase After Heavy Rains
The storms that rolled through Roswell and the metro area early Sunday morning brought heavy rains - and the danger of flooding along the Chattachoochee River.
Oral vaccine against diarrhea promising
Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli bacteria are the primary cause of diarrhea in children living in low and middle income countries result in 400 million diarrheal episodes and approximately 300,000 deaths among children per year.
The average British barbecue contains TWICE as many germs as a toilet seat
Hygiene expert Dr Lisa Ackerley found the typical outdoor grill contains a staggering 1.7 million microbes per 100cm sq.
CDC says high number of public pools contain microbes
Three-quarters of public schools in the metro Atlanta area contain microbes, including bacteria indicating the presence of fecal matter, according to research published in the May 17 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report .
Minus environment, patterns still emerge: Computational study tracks...
The Rice lab of computer scientist Luay Nakhleh reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that when environmental factors are eliminated from an evolutionary model, mutations and genetic drift can give rise to the patterns that appear.
Tue May 21, 2013
Herald Star Online
EPA finds exceptional biology in watershed
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday afternoon biology was found to be exceptional to very good at several sites on select Ohio River tributaries including Island Creek, Croxton Run and Wills Creek and 10 other sites in Jefferson and Harrison counties.
Officials link E. coli outbreak to restaurant
Health officials in Brazos County said Tuesday ground meat prepared at Coco Loco in College Station over a 3-day period in mid-April carried a virulent strain of the bacteria.
Good Gut Bacteria May Keep Bad at Bay
Mice given a healthy colony of human gut bacteria were able to ward off infections by pathogen E. coli bacteria.
Official: Cobb Swimming Pools Safe
Despite a study from the Centers for Disease Control that found fecal bacteria in more than half of the water samples taken from metro Atlanta public swimming pools , Cobb officials say the county's pools are safe.
Beef Risk 5/10/13
A sizzling steak on the grill looks tempting - but it may have been run through a machine like this to make it tender.
Mon May 20, 2013
4 Germs Cause Most of Infants' Severe Diarrhea
Just four germs are responsible for most of the severe and fatal diarrhea among the world's infants, according to a large new study.
High Fiber/Food Poisoning LInk
Health experts say eating a high fiber diet can reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes.
Intestinal bacteria protect against E. coli O157:H7
A cocktail of non-pathogenic bacteria naturally occurring in the digestive tract of healthy humans can protect against a potentially lethal E. coli infection in animal models according to research presented today at the 113th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.
E.Coli Health Risk Rises on Chattahoochee River
The storms that rolled through Peachtree Corners and the metro area early Sunday morning brought heavy rains and the danger of flooding along the Chattachoochee River.
Sun May 19, 2013
Introduction To Escherichia Coli In A Stirred-Tank Bioreactor
E. coli is a Gram-negative, non-spore-forming facultative anaerobe that has had a long history in the world of biotechnology and laboratory work due to its ease of manipulation and well-understood genetic system.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Miami Herald
Bacteria's crawling all over; adopt a clean routine
Given how often they're on the floor, occasionally inside a public restroom, it should come as no surprise that a third of women's purses crawl with E. coli.
Official: Cobb Swimming Pools Safe
Despite a study from the Centers for Disease Control that found fecal bacteria in more than half of the water samples taken from metro Atlanta public swimming pools , Cobb officials said the county's pools are safe.