MicrobeWorld App


Microbes After Hours


Click for more "Microbes After Hours" videos

Join MicrobeWorld

Subscribe via Email


Featured Image

Featured Video

Ebola Virus explained


ASM House 200X200

Three babies die after infection outbreak in hospital

Three babies have died at a hospital in Northern Ireland following the outbreak of a bacterial infection.

An investigation was launched Thursday after the deaths of two infants at the Royal Hospital in Belfast were linked to the Pseudomonas infection, which can affect the chest, blood and urine of victims. News of the third infant death at the hospital was released Friday.

The bacterium, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, is found in soil, water, plants and animals and is particularly harmful to those with weakened immune systems.

Click "source" for entire article.

Comments (0)

Collections (0)


American Society for Microbiology
2012 1752 N Street, N.W. • Washington, DC 20036-2904 • (202) 737-3600
American Society For Microbiology © 2014   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms of Use