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CeraLyte ORS to Prevent Dehydration from Norovirus Outbreak

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.K. is currently dealing with an outbreak of the so-called vomiting virus that is expected to infect hundreds of thousands of people in the coming weeks. Norovirus is already the most common stomach bug in Britain, the U.K.'s Health Protection Agency...

Pennsylvania Health Department Offers Tips to Prevent Spread of Highly Contagious Norovirus

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Outbreaks of viral gastroenteritis, or "stomach flu," are sharply on the rise in Pennsylvania, prompting the Department of Health to offer tips to help prevent the spread of the highly contagious norovirus infection -- a common cause of the illne...

University of Denver uses 'gross' messaging to increases handwashing, fight Norovirus

DENVER Research conducted by University of Denver (DU) Associate Professor Rene Botta suggests that it takes "gross" messaging to get undergraduate students to wash their hands more frequently after going to the bathroom. In fall quarter 2007, researchers posted messages in the bathrooms of tw...

University of Denver uses 'gross' messaging to increases handwashing, fight Norovirus

DENVER Research conducted by University of Denver (DU) Associate Professor Rene Botta suggests that it takes "gross" messaging to get undergraduate students to wash their hands more frequently after going to the bathroom. In fall quarter 2007, researchers posted messages in the bathrooms of tw...

Queensland Hospitals Reeling Under Norovirus Attack

Three hospitals in Queensland, Australia are battling outbreaks of the highly infectious norovirus, which has struck down almost 150 patients and staff . Queensland Health announced that the Royal Brisbane and Woman's (RBWH), Gold Coast and Cairns Base hospitals had been affected by the virus, ...

Sanitation and Science Prevent Norovirus Spread

Aaron Margolin, professor of microbiology at the University of New Hampshire and director of UNH’s Virus and Waterborne Disease Laboratory, is available to discuss the science and// public health implications of norovirus. Noroviruses, also known as Norwalk and Norwalk-like viruses, are esti...

Wellington Rest Home Shuts Down Due To Norovirus Outbreak

An outbreak of the contagious norovirus stomach bug has forced part of a Wellington based Rita Angus Retirement home, which has around 160 residents to shut down. It has// closed its communal facilities after the bug hit it. Norovirus, found in the faeces and vomit of infected people can spread...

115 people on board a cruise liner taken ill due to suspected Norovirus

Seattle- Nearly 115 people cruising on a celebrity ship took ill after which, the ship made a hasty return to Seattle, Washington //. The cause of this sickness is thought to be Norovirus, although it is yet to be confirmed. It is estimated that Noroviruses render nearly 23 million Americans indisp...

UIC researchers measure health effects of Chicago's waterways

... there may be sewage contamination." The new study, he said, will measure not only E. coli, but also such pathogens as giardia, cryptosporidium and norovirus "that actually do make people sick." ...

BioTech Medical LLC Launches Leading Edge 'Powered by SDC' Disinfectant Products

...is compares with Category II warning statements for most leading brands of disinfectant products. Cruise Control: 24-Hour Protection Against norovirus Based on PURE's patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) molecule, Cruise Control provides the first 24-hour residual protection against Norovirus....
Norovirus in Medical Technology

LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals Announces Collaboration With Biogen Idec to Develop Anti-CD103 Therapies

...ccines and therapeutic monoclonal antibodies focused on important respiratory and gastrointestinal markets. The company is currently investigating its norovirus vaccine in human clinical studies. For more information on LigoCyte, please visit http://www.ligocyte.com . ...

LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals Presents Data Showing Heterosubtypic Protection Against Influenza Challenge With Virus-Like Particle Immunization

... vaccines and monoclonal antibody therapeutics for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases and inflammation. The company's investigational norovirus vaccine for the prevention of acute gastroenteritis is currently in Phase I clinical studies. LigoCyte is advancing its other proprietary products int...
Norovirus in Medical Products

MGB Alert Norovirus 1 & 2 ASR*

Description: MGB Alert Detection Reagents provide molecular labs a more advanced alternative for real-time PCR based assays. By using our MGB technology, combined with post-PCR dissociation melt curve analysis, Nanogen is now able to provide molecular labs more powerful tools for detecting nucleic acid sequence...
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Norovirus in Biological News

Researchers use mass spectrometry to detect norovirus particles

Scientists have used mass spectrometry for decades to determine the chemical composition of samples but rarely has it been used to identify viruses, and never in complex environmental samples. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recently demonstrated that proteomic...

If you don't want to fall ill this Christmas, then share a festive kiss but don't shake hands

...ers become infected when they rub their nose or eyes. The report details how germs that cause stomach infections such as salmonella, campylobacter and norovirus can also circulate directly from person to person via our hands. If we put our fingers in our mouths, which we do quite frequently without being aware...

New UD technology removes viruses from drinking water

...lab studies. Since then, Kniel has been documenting the technology's effectiveness against human pathogens including E. coli 0157:H7, hepatitis A, norovirus and rotavirus. Rotavirus is the number-one cause of diarrhea in children, according to Kniel. "In 20 minutes, we found 99.99 percent removal of t...

Ancient ants arose 140-168 million years ago

...uccessfully separated, purified and concentrated a norovirus surrogate from a clinical sample within a few hour...s used to demonstrate the feasibility of detecting norovirus particles in the purified concentrates. Human norovirus is responsible for an estimated 23 million cases o...

Research Reveals Functions Of Harmful Shellfish Pathogens

...istent in--oysters. The Dover center, a field location of the ARS Eastern Regional Research Center in Wyndmoor, Pa., also studies methods to detect norovirus and the hepatitis A virus in shellfish. It also develops high-pressure processing techniques to inactivate enteric viruses in contaminated shellfish. ...

Norovirus found to cause traveler's diarrhea

...destination, the more likely they were to contract norovirus infections. The study is published in the March 20...r, few studies have investigated the prevalence of norovirus infection among civilians traveling from industria... one stool sample positive for Norovirus. Although norovirus previously has been implicated as a cause of trave...

Norovirus, AIDS vaccine and Hepatitis Virus

... norovirus Prevalent in Those Suffering from Traveler's Diarrhea norovirus may be the most common cause of travelers' diarrhe..., A.L. Bourgeois, K.J. Schwab. 2005. Prevalence of norovirus among visitors from the United States to Mexico an...
Norovirus in Biological Technology

PacificGMP and LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals Announce cGMP Manufacturing Collaboration

... manufacturing practices) standards for LigoCyte's norovirus vaccine program. Furthermore, PacificGMP conducted...d to produce their next-generation, intra-muscular norovirus vaccine candidate," said Leigh N. Pierce, Presiden...s assistance in the development of our vaccine for norovirus infection, an illness that afflicts an estimated 2...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...nitizer May Minimize Viral Transmission, Including norovirus A newly developed ethanol-based hand sanitizer...tions in the U.S. is an estimated 76 million, with norovirus accounting for up to 59% of the viral cases. Cont...orovirus, as well as feline calicivirus and murine norovirus type 1 from the new ethanol-based sanitizer. ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...nitizer May Minimize Viral Transmission, Including norovirus A newly developed ethanol-based hand sanitizer...tions in the U.S. is an estimated 76 million, with norovirus accounting for up to 59% of the viral cases. Cont...orovirus, as well as feline calicivirus and murine norovirus type 1 from the new ethanol-based sanitizer. ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...nitizer May Minimize Viral Transmission, Including norovirus A newly developed ethanol-based hand sanitizer...tions in the U.S. is an estimated 76 million, with norovirus accounting for up to 59% of the viral cases. Cont...orovirus, as well as feline calicivirus and murine norovirus type 1 from the new ethanol-based sanitizer. ...

LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals Finalizes Agreement for $28M Series 'C' Financing Round

...nical development of its two lead vaccines against norovirus and influenza. The private equity investment is ...nt advances by the company of its VLP vaccines for norovirus and influenza propelled the current investment. In...rrently completing a Phase I clinical study of the norovirus vaccine and plans to commence a live-virus challen...
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