Tag Archives: Escherichia coli

on bioRxiv: Using the Wax moth larva Galleria mellonella infection model to detect emerging bacterial pathogens

In the past few years I have worked on and off (i.e. doing pilot experiments, having a grant proposal rejected) on a very simple, but I believe quite powerful, assay to detect pathogenic bacteria in environmental samples. As it stands, … Continue reading

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Antibiotic resistance risk for coastal water users

Recreational users of coastal waters such as swimmers and surfers are at risk of exposure to antibiotic resistant bacteria, according to a new study¬† by Anne Leonard, Lihong Zhang, Andrew Balfour, Ruth Garside and Will Gaze published this week. We … Continue reading

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