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View Resource Emerging Foodborne Diseases

For a scholarly (but accessible) article,taken from Emerging Infectious Diseases (discussed in the January 10, 1997 Scout Report), dealing with a variety of food-borne illnesses including E. coli, users can go to this site. It contains a bibliography and a more detailed discussion of the epidemiology and biology of E. coli and its associated diseases. Knowledgeable visitors will appreciate the...

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/articles/issue/3/3/table-of-conten...
View Resource Anthrax: pre-publication and special issue

This special topics Webpage from Nature contains two pre-publication research papers and a collection of articles, news stories, and commentary from Nature's archive. The two pre-pubs, Bradley et al.'s "Identification of the cellular receptor for anthrax toxin" and "Crystal structure of the anthrax lethal factor" by Pannifer et al., should be useful to researchers and scientists working on...

http://www.nature.com/nature/anthrax/index.html?foxtrotcallb...
View Resource Wolbachia

Wolbachia are a type of bacteria commonly affecting insects and other invertebrates that researchers are using to study a variety of "questions ranging from the evolutionary implications of infection to the use of this agent for pest and disease control." This Web site developed by researchers at the University of Queensland, Australia, is an online collection of Wolbachia related research....

https://www.wolbachiawebsite.org/
View Resource Superbug Strikes Again

A recent news articles from the journal Nature. describes problems in treating a particularly stubborn strain of Staphylococcus aureus, just one of the many resistant bacterial strains that have resulted from widespread overuse of antibiotics. The Web site provides numerous links to related stories and resources.

http://www.nature.com/news/2002/021011/full/news021007-12.ht...
View Resource Honey Kills Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs

This recent news articles from the journal Nature relates how raw honey may contain anti-microbial compounds that could be used to treat antibiotic-resistant infections in wounds. Clinical trials to support this hypothesis have yet to be done. The Web site provides numerous links to related stories and resources.

http://www.nature.com/news/2002/021119/full/news021118-1.htm...
View Resource The Museum of Bacteria

The Museum of Bacteria serves as a clearinghouse of Web links on bacteria and bacteriology and also provides "crystal-clear information about many aspects of bacteria." The Museum of Bacteria is provided by the Foundation of Bacteria, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the field of bacteriology. Links are selected for a general audience, although one section is geared toward...

http://www.bacteriamuseum.org/