Coliform Bacteria as Indicators of Fecal Contamination

Coliform are a broad class of bacteria found in our environment, including the the digestive systems of man and warm-blooded animals and hence in … [Read more...]

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Urinary tract infection (uti) can affect the bladder, kidneys or any part of the urinary system. Urinary tract may seem simple, but it is a … [Read more...]

Salmonella- How To Prevent Food Illness Caused By Salmonella

Salmonella and E. coli are two of the most common causes of bacterial foodborne illnesses.  Salmonella bacteria are known to cause salmonellosis, … [Read more...]

Escherichia coli (E. coli) as Indicator of Fecal Contamination

Escherichia coli, E. coli in short, are a large and diverse family of bacteria that usually survive in the small intestine of the human and animal … [Read more...]

Listeriosis- Symptoms of Listeriosis

Listeriosis is an infection caused by the gram-positive bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, which has a worldwide distribution.  Listeriosis is caused … [Read more...]

Listeria, The Cause of Listeriosis

Listeria is a widely distributed bacterium and has been found in food manufacturing plants with a higher incidence in seafood, fresh vegetables, and … [Read more...]