Tag: e. coli

Gram Negative Bacteria: Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli

Gram Negative Bacteria: Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli

Assalamu alaikom, welcome to the first part of gram-negative bacteria. In this video we’ll take a look at some of the important gram-negative bacilli The first one we’re gonna call him Pseudomonas aeruginosa He’s an obligate aerobes, and a cool mnemonic to remember this is: aeruginosa is aerobic. He’s also

The Type VI Secretion System

The Type VI Secretion System

The Type 6 Secretion System is a secretory bacterial organelle utilized for contact-dependent antagonism by select species of bacteria The Type 6 system contains structures homologous to the tail sheath, tube, and spike of many bacteriophages and employs a similar contractile method to puncture cellular membranes It is theorized that

What Exactly Is Food Poisoning?

What Exactly Is Food Poisoning?

…and I ate this burrito and I think I got food poisoning… That sucks, how long was the incubation period? *confused* what?? Hey everyone, Trace here for DNews! My buddy Jared who runs the DNews social media pages got food poisoning today, so we thought we’d pull back the curtain

What is E.Coli? What can you do to protect yourself and others?

What is E.Coli? What can you do to protect yourself and others?

Hello, my name is Winy Messens and I am a scientist working at EFSA in the field of biological hazards. Today I will talk to you about Escherichia coli, or E.coli. E.coli are common bacteria in the gut of humans and warm-blooded animals. In fact, they are part of our

Foodborne Illnesses

Foodborne Illnesses

There are lots of different ways you can get sick from food-borne toxins, but there are a few illnesses are so serious that they can cause long-term problems, or even death. The ugliest, most dangerous bugs that cause food-borne illness are: Campylobacter is a bacterium that causes fever, diarrhea, and