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Latest Microbiological culture Stories

2009-05-15 06:00:00

Test results to establish Group B Strep colonization of pregnant women and help clinicians guide antibiotic therapy to prevent infections in newborns GBS PNA FISH shown to detect up to 42% more positive results than conventional culture methods (1) WOBURN, Mass.

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2008-02-15 11:05:00

Humans live in the midst of a seething, breathing microbial world. Despite the powerful and pervasive role of microbes in sustaining life, most of the microbial world remains a mystery.

2005-08-30 13:58:58

method for identifying Bacillus anthracis, the causative agent of anthrax, has been cleared for diagnostic use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.