Today was the first day of the annual ASM Microbe Conference and we’re excited to be attending! You can find a daily video update, our pick of the posters, the biggest news stories and more in our daily updates.
Scientists at California State University, Fresno have identified multidrug resistance in six probiotic Bacillus strains to several antibiotics through genetic analysis.
Concurrent major US and Canadian clinical trials prove probiotics to be ineffective in combatting gastroenteritis in children.
Foodborne enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli: from gut pathogenesis to new preventive strategies involving probiotics
Could probiotics be used to treat Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)? This review discusses ETEC pathogenesis, its modulation by human gastrointestinal cues and novel preventive strategies such as probiotics.