###Other co-authors of the NEJM report are Joel S. Weissman, Christine Vogeli, Melissa Abraham PhD, and Jessica Marder of the MGH Institute for Health Policy and Brian Clarridge, of the University of Massachusetts, the study was supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Health Officials Report First Human Case Of LaCrosse encephalitis For 2013The Mississippi State Department of Health reports the first human case of LaCrosse encephalitis for the year 2013 in Montgomery County. The case was reported in a child. LAC is similar a mosquito-borne disease such as West Nile virus .
The MSDH encourages Mississippi, WNV precautions to reduce the risk of WNV and other mosquito-borne diseases: remove sources to avoid stagnant water, mosquito – prone areas, especially between dusk and dawn when the mosquitoes most active are wearing protective clothing when in mosquito – prone areas;. And apply a DEET-based insect repellent according the manufacturer’s instructions..Eat raw foods or Beverages water water Recreation are pathogens germs a typical fashion humans from disease. More than 400,000 people Cryptosporidium parasite is very resistant to disinfectants such as chlorine and Jod. It is caused by oocysts of, one of the step the body transmit lifecycle. Oocysts have hard protective walls, so that to survive under many environmental conditions. Which U.S. Centers for illnesses Control Cryptosporidium parvum as potential BTA agent classified because it is to to withstand chemical treatments with of water dealt with treated.. Editor’s note:.can be released Since million for Cryptosporidium germs in one defecation of an infected person or animal, they may Used in the floor are, dietary, and polluted with contaminated with infected human or animal feces.
Widmer was recently awarded approximately $ 2 million from the the NIH order next studying Cryptosporidium hominis in partnership with the Dominion team, the possibility to develop ways to prevent and / or treat caused by the pathogen caused by the pathogen. By these means will examine Widmer on gene function on infected host cell and to determine their role and importance.