Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel solve their fishy tale, and present a new case study for your consumption.
Most of the strains used belong to the Bacillus genus and the rest are just random colorful petri dish contaminants. :-)
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Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel solve the case about the man from El Salvador, and discuss the use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors to treat onchocerciasis and filariasis.
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A pink-pigmented strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa is shown in the picture. This was photographed in University of Colorado Hospital's clinical lab by the microbiology department. The organism is shown on Mueller-Hinton agar for Kirby-Bauer sensitivity testing.
The pigment pyorubin is responsi... Read More
Video version of This Week in Microbiology episode 352. Show host Vincent Racaniello goes to Washington, D.C., to visit artist Michele Banks and discusses science-themed art, science communication and her career path as an artist.
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Vincent and Dickson welcome new TWiP host Daniel Griffin to discuss the association of a new Mycoplasma with trichomoniasis, and to introduce a new feature to the show, a case study.
The pathogen Escherichia coli O157:H7 can spread, likely airborne, more than one tenth mile downwind from a cattle feedlot onto nearby produce, according to a paper published ahead of print in Applied and Environmental Microbiology. The high percentages of leafy greens contaminated with E. coli ... Read More
The paratenic hosts reveal a case of scabies in the Traveling Salesman, and discuss a role for natural antibody in protection from infection with Plasmodium.
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This episode: Modern hunter-gatherers have very different gut microbes from people from agricultural societies!
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Vincent and Dickson discuss how malaria parasites induce odors in their rodent hosts that attract mosquitoes.
This episode: Gut microbes can be different even in genetically identical mice in similar conditions!
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