Items Tagged ‘flesh-eating bacteria’

May 26, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Pioneer Press Once a migrant worker, he’s revolutionizing brain surgery, […]

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Tags: AccuWeather, Alzforum, alzheimer's disease, Apri, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Austin Daily Herald, Austin Ferguson, Becker’s Hospital Review, Bel Kambach, BMI BVI, botulism, brain surgery


May 15, 2012

Say What? ‘Flesh-Eating bacteria’ Explained

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Unfortunately flesh-eating bacteria, or necrotizing fasciitis, isn’t fiction. Aimee Copeland, a 24-year-old graduate student from Georgia, is fighting for her life in an Augusta hospital after contracting one type known as aeromonas hydrophila during a zip line adventure… It is sometimes swallowed by swimmers, causing stomach or intestinal problems such as vomiting and diarrhea. It […]

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Tags: CNN Blog, flesh-eating bacteria, necrotizing fasciitis


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