US to miss foodborne disease reduction goals
Numbers of confirmed illnesses in humans resulting from common foodborne pathogens have risen or remained level for several years, putting the U.S. on…
Tiny ticks, big threat
Ticks responsible for most U.S. vector-borne diseases
Invasive tick spreads in U.S., likely to stay
The ticks have been found in Arkansas, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Baylisascaris monograph available from USGS
Baylisascaris monograph was recently published through the U.S. Geological Survey.
Worms’ adaptation a critical problem
Anthelmintic resistance is a critical threat to small ruminants, and a danger to horses and cattle.
Study indicates serotype, dose affect Salmonella shedding
Pigs inoculated with Salmonella organisms in a recent study shed the bacteria for various lengths of time, depending on the strain
Searching for self-replicating antimicrobials
Viruses could supplement antimicrobials, if usefulness