New research has identified a link between the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – commonly used as pain relief – and more severe C. difficile infections in mouse models.
Browsing: Enteric Infection
Concurrent major US and Canadian clinical trials prove probiotics to be ineffective in combatting gastroenteritis in children.
Whole-genome sequencing of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi reveals new antimicrobial resistant isolates
Scientists exploring the genome of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi have unveiled the alarming presence of antimicrobial resistance genes from isolates of the recent outbreak in Bangladesh; new geographical origins and spread of resistance is implicated.
Glenn Tillotson gives us an overview of the CDiff Foundation’s 6th annual educational meeting, including updates on new C. difficile IDSA/SHEA clinical guidelines and patient perspectives.
Gauri Godbole, from Public Health England, gives us an overview of recent advances and updates in the field of gastrointestinal infections – from the impact of the microbiome to the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.
In this interview, we spoke to Yoav Golan about recent developments in the field of Clostridium difficile infections – from the latest clinical trial results to newly updated guidelines.
The WHO are amongst those aiding the Government of Zimbabwe to begin an oral cholera vaccination campaign yesterday, in efforts to immunize 1.4 million people living in high-risk regions in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe.
In line with our July focus around enteric infections, we recently spoke to Christina Faherty and Research Fellow from her lab, Alejandro Llanos-Chea, about the lab’s research on Shigella, Salmonella and E. coli and novel models for these in vitro.
In this interview, take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology paper on the role of transition metal control in E. coli virulence with author, Jeffrey Henderson.