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Antibiotic-resistant salmonella strain moves from China to U.S.

Antibiotic-resistant salmonella strain moves from China to U.S.

Health
June 14 (UPI) -- The gene that makes salmonella resistant to antibiotics of last resort has finally made its way from Asia to the United States, a new study says. Researchers isolated the gene mcr-3.1 in a patient who had traveled to China two weeks before falling ill to salmonella, according to research published in the June edition of the Journal of Medical Microbiology. They found the gene after genome sequencing 100 human stool samples collected between 2014 and 2016. "This gene was already in the USA since 2016, which is surprising," Siddhartha Thakur, the director of global public health at North Carolina State University, told UPI. "Colistin is the last resort drug and if the gene for resistance jumps on a plasmid then it spreads faster." According to Thakur, the gene made its way...
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Dave & Buster’s, Medidata, and more

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Dave & Buster’s, Medidata, and more

Finance
Customers play a basketball arcade game at a Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. location in Pelham, New York.Timothy Fadek | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making headlines after the bell:Shares of entertainment and restaurant company Dave & Buster's fell 17.6% during extended trading after missing earnings and revenues estimates and lowering guidance for the fiscal year. The company reported earnings of $ 1.13 per share on $ 364 million in revenue for its first quarter, falling short of the earnings of $ 1.14 per share on $ 372 million in revenue expected by analysts polled by Refinitiv.Dave & Buster's also lowered full-year revenue guidance, saying it now expects revenue between $ 1.365 billion and $ 1.39 billion. It previously forecast revenue between $ 1.37...
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Disney, Fox, Roku and more

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Disney, Fox, Roku and more

Finance
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Disney popped in extended trading after the mass media company reported second-quarter results that beat expectations on the top and bottom lines. The company reported earnings of $ 1.61 per share on revenue of $ 14.92 billion, topping analysts' estimates of $ 1.58 per share on revenue of $ 14.36 billion. CEO Bob Iger announced that "Avengers: End Game" will be streaming exclusively on Disney+, the company's soon-to-be-launched streaming service, starting Dec. 1....
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Stitch Fix, Coupa Software and more

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Stitch Fix, Coupa Software and more

Finance
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Stitch Fix surged more than 20 percent in extended trading Monday following the release of the personal styling company's better-than-expected second-quarter earnings and strong full-year outlook. Stitch Fix posted earnings per share of 12 cents on revenues of $ 370 million. Wall Street expected earnings of 5 cents on revenues of $ 365 million, according to Refinitiv. Stitch Fix's active clients increased 18 percent to 2.96 million and beat the estimated 2.95 million. "Since becoming a public company, we...
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: American Eagle, Allergan and more

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: American Eagle, Allergan and more

Finance
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: American Eagle Outfitters shares fell more than 4 percent after hours Wednesday based on mixed fourth-quarter earnings and light first-quarter guidance. The retailer posted $ 1.24 billion in revenue, missing Refinitiv estimates of $ 1.26 billion. Earnings per share were 43 cents, topping estimates of 42 cents. The company's same-store sales increased 6 percent, in line with estimates. American Eagle issued weak first-quarter guidance. The company estimates earnings per share between 19 and 21 cents, compared to the 24 cents expected by analysts. ...