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Vibrio vulnificus is a naturally occurring bacterial that's found along the coast when water temperatures are warmer.
Others harbored less healthy species that lead to bacterial vaginosis, inflammation that can increase risk of certain health problems.
Fasciation may be caused by mutation, virus, bacterial infection by bacterium known as Rhodococcus fascians, or injury to the meristem or growing part of the plant by insect, animal or human.
First, if the food is wrapped, any bacterial contamination will be on the wrapper, not on your food.
A botulism outbreak has killed one man and sickened nine other people who ate nacho cheese sauce contaminated with the toxic bacterial protein.
Betts says an asteroid formed from material ejected from a planet with life could harbor bacterial survivors for awhile.
Biotechnologists can delete toxic bacterial genes, insert genes for human proteins, and turn inert molecules into therapeutics.
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: relating to or caused by bacteria a bacterial infection
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