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...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...

...He added that there could be other complications."When cockroaches like this die or are sick, they can have bacterial infections," Schal said. "But the fact that he was the only one affected, it suggests that it's something about his...
Atlantic seal virus found in Kachemak Bay otters

...calling "strep syndrome," or a streptococcus bacterial infection. Gill, Doroff and Burek, all Alaskans, have...associated with strains of streptococcus infantarius, a bacterial infection. The strep caused the disease, but what caused...


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