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Study from Arvind Mahajan and colleagues at the Roslin Institute shows how salmonella thrives to makes us ill

Study from Edinburgh Infectious Diseases shows how salmonella thrives

Scientists have gained fresh insights into how the salmonella bug makes us ill.  The bacteria are able to change key cells that line the intestine, enabling the bugs to thrive.  By changing the make-up of these cells, the salmonella bacteria are able to cross the gut wall, resulting in food poisoning.

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Till Bachmann joins Mölnlycke Health Care Scotland Ltd as a consultant to aid in fight against antibiotic resistant bacteria

Mölnlycke Health Care joins up with Scottish Enterprise and University of Edinburgh in fight against superbugs

Mölnlycke Health Care today announced it has signed an agreement with Scottish Enterprise to develop products based on an innovative technology platform shown to deliver rapid results to detect antibiotic resistant bacteria.  The technology utilises Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) to detect and quantify biomarkers that show the presence of pathogens such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

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December 2012 BioPOD now out - Andrew Macdonald (Edinburgh Infectious Diseases) talks about the immune system and media mishaps!

The December 2012 edition of the BioPOD from the School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh is now out!

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