Saturday, June 25, 2011

Unusual Traits Blended in Germany E. Coli Strain

This article is useful but only as far as it goes. There are monumental open questions about the E. Coli that has killed over 40 people in Europe and destroyed livers of hundreds who will need monthly dialysis for the rest of their lives. If the pathogen is resistant to eight classes of antibiotics, as reported, then how did it get that way? Nobody seems to be asking this critical question.