News tagged with zoonotic diseases
Human activities are advancing the spread of vector-borne, zoonotic diseases such as West Nile virus, Lyme disease and dengue fever, report scientists publishing a series of papers today in the journal The ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Researchers show that in some cases, what looks like Lyme could be completely different illness transmitted by same bug
Under the microscope, Sam Telford surveyed the tiny, spiral bacteria floating in spinal fluid taken from an 80-year-old woman. They looked very similar to the spirochete bacteria that can cause Lyme disease. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 04, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Visits to the petting zoo require vigilant hand washing to prevent spread of disease, researcher says
(Medical Xpress)—A trip to a petting zoo may bring more than a smile to a child's face—it also could lead to them getting sick. That's one reason why a Kansas State University professor says that interactions between ...
Health Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Bacteria that cause the main food-borne infections among people in the European Union commonly show resistance to widely-used antibiotics and antimicrobials, an EU report showed Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0