Modified bacteria could help stop spread of malaria

04/11/2013 | MedicalDaily.com

Wolbachia bacteria that prevent mosquitoes from spreading malaria can be modified to increase the infected mosquitoes' resistance to pesticides, according to a study in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. The change could increase the prevalence of mosquitoes that can't transmit the malaria parasite to people, researchers said.

View Full Article in:

MedicalDaily.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Diagnostic Technician
Roche
Marlborough, MA
Test Technician
Roche
Marlborough, MA
Compliance and Ethics Director
Sysmex America, Inc.
Lincolnshire, IL
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Palm Springs, CA
Compliance Officer-Medical Products
W. L. Gore
Flagstaff, AZ