A new anaerobic organ-on-a-chip model has been demonstrated to support a complex community of gut microbes under low-oxygen conditions. This model of the microbiome could open opportunities for drug testing and development.
ECCMID19: Does staying in a hotel increase the risk of colonization with ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae?
Staying in a hotel or private accommodation has been associated with carrying ESBL-producing bacteria in travelers to low- and middle-income countries, according to research presented at ECCMID.
Mode of delivery can alter an infant’s gut microbiota, irrespective of maternal antibiotic exposure, and this in turn could impact respiratory health in the first year of life, according to research presented at ECCMID.
Microbiome metabolites have been discovered to enhance colon injury in human EHEC infections in a human–mouse comparative study, accounting for species-specific differences in infection tolerance.
Researchers have compiled the most comprehensive collection of human intestinal bacteria to date, isolating over 100 bacterial species from healthy individuals for the first time.
What effects can intrapartum antimicrobial use have on the neonatal microbiome development? And could they impact in long-term health?
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.
Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have reported that the most common origin of bloodstream infections, during a hospital stay, as a consequence of the patient’s own gut.
A study by a team of researchers demonstrates that the commonly known food poisoning pathogen E.coli is integral in promoting health by producing a compound which helps cells absorb iron.
New study finds that the oral rotavirus vaccine response could be influenced by changes in the human microbiota.