To recognize Food Safety Education Month, we’ve compiled a quick list of five pathogens that can be culprits behind foodborne illness.
Diagnostics Help Physicians Treat Acute Gastroenteritis, a Leading Cause of Death Among Children Worldwide
Worldwide, acute gastroenteritis—defined as a rapid onset diarrheal disease with or without nausea, vomiting, fever, or abdominal pain—causes 1.34 million deaths in children under age five each year.
Diagnostic Tools Aid the Study of Salmonella Lineages and Antimicrobial Resistance in Africa
Over the past decade, bloodstream infections (BSI) caused by nontyphoidal Salmonella have killed approximately 650,000 people globally. Salmonella is also the most frequently isolated pathogen in hospitalized patients diagnosed with community-onset BSI in Africa and Asia.
Antimicrobial Resistant Infections in Livestock Can Affect Humans Too
Because microbes that infect animals can often infect humans as well, it is important to understand how antimicrobial resistance develops in animal populations, especially populations in close contact with people such as livestock.
The Value of Diagnostics in Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance – A Public Health Problem
At this year’s World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress, Dr. Tristan Timbrook delivered a...