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  • Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

    Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:09:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-04-26 07:50:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda). In this April 12, 2018 photo, scientist Karen Xavier holds a petri dish containing a stool sample of small bacteria colonies in Denver. DNA from samples like these are extracted and sequenced to help health investigators mo...(AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda). In this April 12, 2018 photo, scientist Karen Xavier holds a petri dish containing a stool sample of small bacteria colonies in Denver. DNA from samples like these are extracted and sequenced to help health investigators mo...
    A new technique that relies on genetics is revolutionizing food poisoning investigation and identifying common causes in scattered and seemingly unrelated illnesses.>>
    A new technique that relies on genetics is revolutionizing food poisoning investigation and identifying common causes in scattered and seemingly unrelated illnesses.>>
  • E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grows to 84 cases

    E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grows to 84 cases

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-04-26 00:38:35 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:08 AM EDT2018-04-26 07:08:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthew Mead, File). FILE - This Jan. 24, 2012, file photo shows a plate of butternut Caesar salad with Romaine lettuce and roasted cubes of butternut squash. U.S. health officials say the E. coli outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce ha...(AP Photo/Matthew Mead, File). FILE - This Jan. 24, 2012, file photo shows a plate of butternut Caesar salad with Romaine lettuce and roasted cubes of butternut squash. U.S. health officials say the E. coli outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce ha...
    U.S. health officials say the E. coli outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce has grown and sickened 84 people from 19 states.>>
    U.S. health officials say the E. coli outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce has grown and sickened 84 people from 19 states.>>
  • Portable test helps identify refugees at risk of outbreaks

    Portable test helps identify refugees at risk of outbreaks

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:58:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:52:25 GMT
    Cheap, portable test may help identify people susceptible to disease outbreaks in refugee camps, other remote locations.>>
    Cheap, portable test may help identify people susceptible to disease outbreaks in refugee camps, other remote locations.>>


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