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Drug-resistant typhoid 'concerning'

BBC News Michelle Roberts 12 May 2015

Antibiotic-resistant typhoid is spreading across Africa and Asia and poses a major global health threat, warn experts.  Researchers from the Wellcome Trust, who have been tracking the hard-to-treat infection, say it is replacing regular typhoid in many countries… 17 more words

Microbiology

Typhoid Mary, not typhoid mouse

(University of California – San Diego 4 December 2014) The bacterium Salmonella typhi causes typhoid fever in humans, but leaves other mammals unaffected. Researchers at University of California, San Diego and Yale University Schools of Medicine now offer one explanation — CMAH, an enzyme that humans lack. 37 more words

Microbiology

Photo-onycholisis, or just another way to say doxy sucks

In the last week, I started noticing the nails on my right hand were slowly but progressively unsticking from the nail bed. Nothing dramatic was happening, and my nails didn’t feel soft or brittle, but this was getting painful and made me wonder if I should brace myself for my nails falling off. 614 more words

Chronic Lyme Disease