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Live poultry linked to Salmonella cases in 28 states

CDC: live poultry linked to <i>Salmonella</i> cases in 28 states

Live poultry linked to Salmonella cases in 28 states Live poultry linked to Salmonella cases in 28 states (HealthDay)—Live poultry, such as chicks and ducklings, in backyard flocks have caused Salmonella infections that have sickened 97 people in 28 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. …

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    New DNA test will improve tracking of Salmonella food-poisoning outbreaks

    New DNA test will improve tracking of Salmonella food-poisoning outbreaks

    New DNA test will improve tracking of Salmonella food-poisoning outbreaks New DNA test will improve tracking of Salmonella food-poisoning outbreaks Salmonella are gram-negative, rod-shaped, facultative anerobic bacteria. Zhang et al developed sensitive and specific assays to detect different serotypes of Salmonella, paving the way for rapid serotyping directly from specimens. …

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      The nature of salmonella is changing—and it’s meaner

      The nature of salmonella is changing—and it's meaner 3

      Salmonella is acting up in Michigan, and it could be a model for what’s happening in other states, according to a new Michigan State University study. Credit: MSU Salmonella is acting up in Michigan, and it could be a model for what’s happening in other states, according to a new …

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        1 dead, 8 hospitalized in Salmonella outbreak tied to ground beef

        1 dead, 8 hospitalized in Salmonella outbreak tied to ground beef 4

        (HealthDay)—Ground beef tainted with Salmonella has led to 10 known infections across six states, including eight people who were hospitalized, and one death. So far, infections have been reported in Colorado (three cases), California (two cases), Kansas (two cases), Iowa, Oklahoma, and Texas, the agency noted. “Illnesses in this outbreak …

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          Bloodstream infections in central Africa caused by strains of Salmonella resistant to nearly all drugs

          Bloodstream infections in central Africa caused by strains of Salmonella resistant to nearly all drugs 5

          Credit: CC0 Public Domain The first extensively drug-resistant (XDR) strains of Salmonella Typhimurium, a pathogen which is responsible for millions of bloodstream infections per year in sub-Saharan Africa, have been identified in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Drug-resistance has increased in successive groups of S. Typhimurium over time. These …

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            Multidrug-resistant salmonella outbreak characterized

            Multidrug-resistant salmonella outbreak characterized 6

            (HealthDay)—A recent multidrug-resistant (MDR) Salmonella enterica serotype Newport outbreak, affecting patients in 32 states, was associated with soft cheese and beef consumption, according to a report published in the Aug. 23 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. In the report, Ian …

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              For salmonella detection, genomic tool emerges as a key

              For salmonella detection, genomic tool emerges as a key 7

              Credit: CC0 Public Domain The world’s food supply will become safer as the food industry shifts to high-resolution, whole-genome sequencing—which examines the full DNA of a given organism all at once. This move to make sequencing ubiquitous will lead to the consistently reliable detection of salmonella. A paper published in …

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