A brief introduction to how scientists prove that an infectious agent is a cause of disease. It discusses Koch's postulates using the imaginary disease chocolatitis and the imaginary organism Chocolobacter as an example. Read More
Campylobacter es uno de los patogenos entericos de mayor importancia en el mundo entero, y como tal, es discutido en el programa de hoy de la Radio El Mundo de los Microbios.
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Vincent and Dickson discuss control of ma... Read More
The underlying reason autism is often associated with gastrointestinal problems is an unknown, but new results to be published in the online journal mBio® on January 10 reveal that the guts of autistic children differ from other children in at least one important way: many children with autism h... Read More
The results after incubation of a blood agar plate exposed to a laboratory environment for approximately 2 hrs. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Pigmented and non-pigmented parts of Serratia marcescens colonies. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Sorry I missed your visit to NU- my teaching duties in Evanston prevented it!
Several of my students attended both and had good reports all around. Your work on ISGs sounds like it is coming along well.
I just today l... Read More
The first field trial for a “lab on a chip” accurately detected both HIV and syphilis among a Rwandan population, researchers reported Sunday.
Blood samples injected into the clear plastic, credit card-shaped device produced results within 20 minutes. This kind of test could offer a faster, c... Read More
Image of Streptococcus, a type (genus) of spherical bacteria that can colonize the throat and back of the mouth. Stroptococci often occur in pairs or in chains, as shown here.
Tina Carvalho, University of Hawaii at Manoa Read More