Altered DNA Allows Salmonella To Survive Better In Stomach

Fri, 02 Feb 2007 04:00 AM EST

... Since 1995 there has been a considerable increase in the number of infections with a specific type of Salmonella bacteria transmitted via food. This type, Salmonella serovar Typhimurium DT104, is resistant to at least five different antibiotics. Dutch researcher Armand Hermans found new genetic information in DNA of DT104 that might be involved in its survival and infection mechanism. [click link for full article] ...