Thursday, August 04, 2011

Scientists find new superbug strain of salmonella

"Scientists have identified an emerging 'superbug' strain of salmonella that is highly resistant to the antibiotic Ciprofloxacin, or Cipro, often used for severe salmonella infections, and say they fear it may spread around the world."

The earliest infections were recorded in Egypt between 2002 and 2005, but now people are being infected in Europe and the United States through contaminated imported poultry and secondary infections.  Read more. . .

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