Foodborne illness outbreaks, viral defense against CRISPR, and Ebola updates – Microbial Minutes

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📄Microbial Minutes Notes for 8.7.18

Beka L et al. Low-Level Antimicrobials in the Medicinal Leech Select for Resistant Pathogens that Spread to Patients. mBio 9(4). July 24 2018.

• Stat News:

Pidot SJ et al. Increasing tolerance of hospital Enterococcus faecium to handwash alcohols. Science Translational Medicine 10(452). Aug 1 2018.

• The Guardian:

• Goats and Soda:

Dewey-Mattia D et al. Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks – United States, 2009-2015. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 67(10). July 27 2018.

• Today Show:

• Self:

• Food Safety News:

• mBiosphere:

Dokubo EK and Wendland A et al. Persistence of Ebola Virus after the End of Widespread Transmission in Liberia: an Outbreak Report. Lancet Inf Dis. July 23 2018.

• WHO Ebola outbreak update for Aug 3 2018:


• NYTimes:

• Stat News:

• Punch:

Borges AL et al. Bacteriophage Cooperation Suppresses CRISPR-Cas3 and Cas9 Immunity. Cell 174. July 19 2018.

Landsberger M et al. Anti-CRISPR Phages Cooperate to Overcome CRISPR-Cas Immunity. Cell 174. July 19 2018.

• Nature News and Views:

• GEN News:

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Daci Sky says:

I've been reading about statins causing antibiotic resistance. I was wondering if you could explore this further in a future episode.

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