There are plenty of reasons to cook your chicken thoroughly before eating it, including avoiding a nasty stomach bug. But a new study published in mBio might offer a new one: It could prevent you getting an urinary tract infection from Escherichia coli bacteria.
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A new study, led by the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center, has pinpointed a strain of Escherichia coli in poultry meat that could cause serious urinary tract infections (UTIs) in humans, a multi-center team of researchers, in the journal mBio.
WASHINGTON, DC (Aug. 28, 2018) - A strain of Escherichia coli (E. coli) found in retail chicken and turkey products may cause a wide range of infections in people, according to a study published today in the American Society for Microbiology’s open access journal mBio.
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