Whole genome sequencing is being performed on samples of bacteria making people sick in the United States to provide information about whether these illnesses are related to the illnesses in Canada.
Raw flour has been linked to E coli infections in 24 states.
The most common complication of prostate biopsy is infection, with mild bleeding also reported.
After colonizing in drains, Escherichia coli slowly started to grow toward the sink strainers, growing 1 inch each day, researchers found in a study.
Person-to-person or environmental transmission is low in mcr-1 gene antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Transmission risk of a urinary tract infection caused by drug resistant, mcr-1-positive Escherichia coli seems to be low.
Onsite tests have high specificity but lower sensitivity in asymptomatic pregnant women.
Failure to change or remove contaminated gloves carries a high-risk of healthcare-associated pathogens transmission.
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