Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt, Margaret McFall-Ngai, and Elio Schaechter.
On episode #11 of the podcast This Week in Microbiology, Vincent, Margaret, Michael and Elio review the presence of extended spectrum beta-lactamase genes in chicken meat and in humans, and a beneficial effect of Helicobacter pylori colonization on the development of allergen-induced asthma.
Download TWiM #11 (50 MB, .mp3, 73 minutes).
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Links for this episode:
- Beta-lactamase genes in Enterobacteriaceae of humans and chickens (EID)
- Is drug resistance in humans coming from chickens? (Wired)
- Pew Commission on industrial farm animal production
- H. pylori infection prevents asthma in mice (JCI)
- Consequences of disappearing human microbiota (Nat Rev Micro)
- Letters read on TWiM #11
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Hi there guys. I’m a fan of TWIM, but I listen from earlier episodes first, working my way up to the recent.
Is there a way to get the transcripts from episode 11 of TWiM? If it’s not a nuisance for you guys.