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...TB."- The Associated PressTuberculosis is a bacterial infection that usually strikes the lungs, spreading to the realities of TB."Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection that usually strikes the lungs, spreading through...
Spike in otter deaths in Kachemak Bay

...usual causes of death each year are trauma and bacterial infection. Trauma is fairly easy to spot and animals that die of the bacterial infections tend to be chronically ill, she said. The animals...

...using these so-called fecal transplants to treat Clostridium difficile, commonly referred to as C-diff, a bacterial infection that causes nausea, cramping and diarrhea. The germ afflicts a half-million Americans annually and kills about...
Health department identifies Peninsula Dairy source of outbreak

...can harm those drinking it, he said. The bottom line, he said: "Raw milk is a risky product." He said the bacterial infection is an innate risk. "It's not like you have an isolated case here," he said. In a 2011 outbreak, 18 people...
Woman to share film, story on lyme disease, knows what was wrong, but it's been a long road to recovery. Shearer had lyme disease, a debilitating bacterial infection often transmitted by a miniscule blood bug. She's sharing her experience, and those of others captured in the...
E. coli outbreak on Kenai Peninsula

KENAI (AP) -- At least five people have been stricken with the E. coli bacterial infection on the Kenai Peninsula, and five more cases are suspected. Public health authorities are looking to see if there is a connection...
Homer residents support beluga endangered listing

...numbers of Cook Inlet beluga whale carcasses about six a year since 2002 have not shown bacterial infection. Streptococcus bovis-equines bacterial infections have been seen in sea otter carcasses, an infection that damages heart valves. Joel...
Swingley retakes lead, says Iditarod now getting fun

...He said he left the dog behind because it looked tired and wasn't eating well. The dog died of an uncommon bacterial infection of the chest cavity lining, according to necropsy results released by race officials. They said trail veterinarians...
Alaska tops nation with highest TB rate

...according to figures released Tuesday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection spread through the air. It spreads easily among people living in close quarters. Infection causes sweats, weight...
Sea otter released into Kachemak Bay

...tested Corky and found he had a bacterial infection. Some Cook Inlet and Kachemak...either dead or dying with a bacterial infection that affects their hearts...antibiotics, Corky was cured of the bacterial infection. Staff at the SeaLife Center...


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