The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)has announced the availability of two new resources designed to support pneumococcal disease prevention efforts on NFID’s website, Adultvaccination.org:
• a professional practice toolkit for healthcare professionals (HCPs)
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El podcast del Microbio 168 resumes the PNAS paper by Coleman and Chisholm, about the adaptation of microbial species to th... Read More
Hi Dr Racaniello,
I am a long time listener of TWIV and really enjoy the informal scientific discussions. I listen to TWIV while working in the lab and am trying to catch up on TWIM and TWIP episodes too.
I have been dill... Read More
"The now famous announcement by the Venter group is based on their paper in Science entitled Creation of a Bacterial Cell Controlled by a Chemically Synthesized Genome. We applaud this work for its impressive technical achievement and we acknowledge its future potential. However, we find the ter... Read More
I'm just writing to clarify my question about the production of the flu vaccine if one of the other seasonal strains was removed as there seemed to be a bit of confusion about the point of it.
As I understand it one of the biggest holdups in seas... Read More
I was listening to TWIV episode #50, concerning the recent article from Ila Singh’s group about the prostate cancer – XMRV connection, on the same day the NY Times reported a study from Judy Mikowitz et al., finding an association between ... Read More
El podcast del microbio Nº 228 and 229 are dedicated to the microbiology in the movie "Contagion". Warning: spoilers ahead!. El ... Read More
El podcast del microbio Nº 245 y 246 summarize the paper by Libkind et al in PNAS about the possible origin of Saccharomyces pas... Read More
El podcast del microbio Nº 231 is about the recent aproval from european autorities of fidaxomicin, an antibiotic for the use in... Read More
Vincent and Dickson continue their discussion of nematodes with the whipworm Trichuris trichiura.
Vincent and Dickson move on to nematodes with a discussion of the pinworm Enterobius vermicularis.
Vincent and Dickson continue their discussion of protozoan parasites that cause diarrhea with a review of amebic dysentery caused by Entamoeba histolytica.
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Vincent and Dickson review the biology an... Read More
Vincent and Dickson review Wuchereria bancrofti, the nematode that causes lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis.
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