In the ghoulish world of infectious disease agents, prions might well be the zombies. Unlike bacteria and viruses, prions have no DNA, yet still manage to replicate.
Greater understanding of bacteria could lead to more environmentally friendly methods of disease control.
By Laura Lockard, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine
PULLMAN, Wash. – The bacterium that causes bubonic plague has been found to survive in the common amoeba, the microorganism most children often see first in a grade school microscope.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor William C. Davis and colleagues published a case report last month that provides more evidence that two gastrointestinal diseases, one in cattle the other in people, may be linked.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The Board of Directors of Global Animal Health – Tanzania (GAH-T), a non-profit corporation affiliated with Washington State University, will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, September 21, at 3:00 pm. The meeting will be held in Room 201 of the Paul G. Allen Center for Global Animal Health at Washington State University in Pullman.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) has confirmed 10 cases of West Nile fever in horses since Aug. 9.