Sweta Gupta, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

Sweta Gupta

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Dynamics of Gut Amyloid-Producing E coli May Play a Role in T1D Onset

There is a correlation between a high level of amyloid-producing Escherichia coli in the intestines, followed by their depletion due to prophage induction and the initiation of autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes (T1D) progression, according to research findings presented at the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2019, held June 20-24, 2019 in San Francisco,…

Risk for Invasive Mold Infections in People with Immunosuppression After Hurricane Harvey

An investigation into mold exposures after Hurricane Harvey demonstrated that immunosuppressed adult residents were exposed to mold and water-damaged areas and many did not wear respiratory protection equipment or other personal protective equipment (PPE), according to a report published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Researchers conducted interviews with a convenience sample of residents…

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