gastroenteritis

Breakthrough in understanding ‘tummy bug’ bacteria

Scientists have discovered how bacteria commonly responsible for seafood-related stomach upsets can go dormant and then “wake up”. Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a marine bacterium that can cause gastroenteritis in humans…

Detection and Characterization of Norovirus in Outbreaks of Gastroenteritis

Despite improved sanitation, water supplies, and food safety, diarrhoea remains a common cause of illness worldwide. It is reported to account for…

E coli infection linked to long-term health problems

The findings underline the importance of ensuring a safe food and water supply and the need for regular monitoring for those affected.It is estimated that E…

Monash study suggests rainwater is safe to drink

The research was led by Associate Professor Karin Leder from the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine in conjunction with Water Quality Research…

Researchers uncover molecule that keeps pathogens like salmonella in check

The researchers found that the molecule LED209 interferes with the biochemical signals that cause bacteria in our bodies to release toxins.“What we have here…