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Ocean's Most Abundant Organisms Have Clear Daily Cycles
2014-07-11 03:04:06

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Coordinated timing may have implications for energy transformation, ocean food web Imagine the open ocean as a microbial megacity, teeming with life too small to be seen. In every drop of water, hundreds of types of bacteria can be found.  Now scientists have discovered that communities of these ocean microbes have their own daily cycles—not unlike the residents of a bustling city who tend to wake up, commute, work, and eat at the same times....

2014-07-09 08:28:55

Leading pathology organizations address education need in residency training in data-driven health care NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The widespread adoption of the electronic health record (EHR), spurred in large part by meaningful use and related federal programs, is changing the way health care providers interact with laboratory information. Now, more than ever, pathologists need to be well-versed in the field of clinical informatics in order to deliver...

2014-07-07 12:28:38

Company's Breakthrough Innovation to Enable First Therapeutics for Microbiome-based Diseases CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seres Health, a clinical-stage therapeutics company developing novel treatments for diseases related to the human microbiome, today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a pharmaceutical composition patent application that covers its lead product candidate, SER-109, which is currently...

human intestinal flora
2014-07-07 04:50:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have discovered 500 previously unidentified microorganisms in human intestinal flora, as well as 800 new types of viruses that attack intestinal bacteria. In addition, DTU Systems Biology professor Søren Brunak, associate professor Henrik Bjørn Nielsen and their colleagues devised a new principle for analyzing DNA sequence data in order to map the newly discovered...

Foster Farms Issues Recall On Salmonella-Contaminated Chicken
2014-07-04 12:14:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sixteen months after a salmonella outbreak that sickened hundreds of Americans began, Foster Farms is finally recalling some poultry products linked to three plants in Central California. This comes after public health inspectors connected the outbreak to all three facilities. In a statement, Foster Farms said it was issuing the recall "in the fullest interest of food safety.” "This recall is prompted by a single illness...

Unknown Microbes Grown One By One Using New Technique
2014-06-25 03:39:00

Jessica Stoller-Conrad, Caltech A new technique developed at Caltech helps grow individual species of the unknown microbes that live in the human body. Trillions of bacteria live in and on the human body; a few species can make us sick, but many others keep us healthy by boosting digestion and preventing inflammation. Although there's plenty of evidence that these microbes play a collective role in human health, we still know very little about most of the individual bacterial species...

2014-06-24 23:05:29

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Hematology Instruments and Reagents markets. Global market for hematology instruments and reagents is projected to reach US$6.9 billion by 2020, driven by aging population, increasing prevalence of chronic conditions, trend towards early disease diagnosis, strong demand for automated and high-throughput analyzers, and increasing adoption of POC devices. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn....

2014-06-19 23:16:03

OMICS Group International announces 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Probiotics, Functional and Baby Foods with a theme” Probiotics in better way: Prolongation of life by optimistic studies” during September 23-25, 2014 at Naples, Italy. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Would you like to have a long and healthy life? ‘Long live applying Probiotics’ in a systematic way, says the experts. International Conference ‘Probiotics-2014’ will be focusing the...

2014-06-18 12:34:25

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Clinical Laboratory Services Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/global_clinical_laboratory_services_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Clinical Laboratory Services in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Hospital-Based Laboratories, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada,...

2014-06-12 12:29:33

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Skin And Skin Structure Infections (SSSI) Caused By Bacteria - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/skin_skin_structure_infections_sssi_caused_bacteria_pipeline_review_h1_2013.html Skin And Skin Structure Infections (SSSI) Caused By Bacteria - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 Summary Global Markets Direct's, 'Skin And Skin Structure Infections (SSSI)...


Latest Clinical pathology Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 14:45:47

Streptococcus salivarius is a species of spherical, Gram-positive bacteria which colonize the mouth and upper respiratory tract of humans a few hours after birth, making further exposure to the bacteria harmless. The bacterium is an opportunistic pathogen which rarely makes its way into the bloodstream where it is associated with septicemia cases in people with neutropenia. It has different characteristics when exposed to different environmental nutrients. In the lab a SYTA plate is used...

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2011-04-26 23:26:27

Streptococcus oralis is a Gram positive bacterium that grows characteristically in chains. On a Wilkins-Chalgren agar plate it will form slam white colonies. It is classified as a member of the streptococcus mitis group and is found in high numbers in the oral cavity. S. oralis produce neuraminidase and an IgA protease and cannot bind α-amylase.

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2011-04-26 21:07:20

Enterococcus is a Gram-positive, commensal bacterium inhabiting the gastrointestinal tracts of humans and other mammals. It is a main constituent of some probiotic food supplements. E. faecalis can cause life-threatening infections in humans, especially in the nosocomial environment, where the naturally high levels of antibiotic resistance found in E. faecalis contribute to its pathogenicity. It is frequently found in root canal-treated teeth in prevalence values ranging from 30% to 90% of...

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2011-04-26 20:59:00

Staphylococcus epidermidis is one of thirty-three known species belonging to the genus Staphylococcus. It is part of our skin flora and can also be found in the mucous membranes and in animals. It is the most common species found in laboratory test due to contamination. It is not usually pathogenic; however, patients with a compromised immune system often risk infection. Infections can be both nosocomial and community acquired and are more of a threat to hospital patients. Hospitals carry...

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2011-04-25 21:36:59

Serratia marcescens is a species of Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium in the family Enterobacteriaceae. S. marcescens is involved in nosocomial infections particularly catheter-associated bacteremia. It is commonly found in respiratory and urinarty tracts of hospitalized adults and often in the gastrointestinal system of children. It is commonly found growing in bathrooms due to its preference for damp conditions. It manifests as a pink discoloration and a slimy film feeding off...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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