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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,…

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Effect of Diagnostic Test on Hospital Length of Stay for Patients with C difficile

The use of a nucleic acid assay (NAAT) for diagnosing Clostridium difficile infection demonstrated a significant reduced length of stay (LOS) for patients compared with a multi-step enzyme immunoassay-based strategy, according to data presented at the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2019, held in San Francisco, California, from June 20 to 24, 2019. C…

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