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2014-09-05 08:22:23

LONDON, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Microbiology and Infection and New Microbes & New Infections to be published by Elsevier effective January 2015 Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, announced today that an agreement has been reached with the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)...

2014-07-03 23:07:56

What advanced techniques and innovations at our disposal are ready to build a disease-free world? You can get a satisfactory answer at OMICS Publishing Group's 3rd International Conference on Clinical Microbiology and Microbial Genomics. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 OMICS Group International takes pleasure in announcing the 3rd International Conference on Clinical Microbiology and Microbial Genomics during September 24-26, 2014 at Valencia, Spain, with a view to discuss the...

2014-05-05 00:21:25

System's Innovative Design and Ease-of-Use Will Streamline Laboratory Workflow AUSTIN, Texas, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) announced it will unveil its new sample-to-answer system for infectious disease testing, ARIES(TM) at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID). ARIES' scalable throughput, easy to use design, and networked data management software will deliver rapid results with a simple workflow....

2014-03-12 23:02:29

Microbes collected from Northern California and throughout the nation will soon blast into orbit for research and a microgravity growth competition on the International Space Station (ISS). Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Microbes collected from Northern California and throughout the nation will soon blast into orbit for research and a microgravity growth competition on the International Space Station (ISS). This citizen science project, known as Project MERCCURI, is led by UC Davis...

2013-08-21 23:29:00

Special Pathogens Laboratory Director Janet E. Stout, PhD, has been invited to speak at the 8th International Conference on Legionella in Melbourne, Australia. Stout, who is also an associate research professor at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering, will be speaking on the theme of prevention during the Legionella Control Measures in Hospitals session. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Special Pathogens Laboratory Director Janet E. Stout, PhD,...

2013-08-21 23:01:09

New technology made possible by a Nobel Prize winning discovery holds the promise to improve clinical decision-making for infectious diseases. Durham, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 bioMérieux today announced that it has been granted U.S. FDA 510(k) de novo clearance for VITEK® MS, the first clinical mass spectrometry MALDI-TOF-based system available in the U.S. for rapid identification of disease-causing bacteria and yeast. VITEK® MS is the latest addition to the...

2011-10-13 09:46:09

Replacing conventional laboratory tests with a new DNA sequence-based technology to identify pathogens causing bloodstream infections dramatically lowered mortality and health-care costs, a clinical study conducted by an interdisciplinary UA research team found. Unlike conventional laboratory tests, a new technology called PNA-FISH is designed to rapidly identify bloodstream pathogens by their genetic code. Results are available within hours instead of days providing pharmacists and...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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