The HeLa cells derived from Henrietta Lacks have played a vital role in many scientific advances, including production of the polio vaccine. But the unethical manner in which they were collected raises questions on patients' rights, privacy, and other important issues - issues on which her famil... Read More
The role of clinical microbiology laboratories in antimicrobial stewardship is often under-rated. This needs to change. Where are the issues and what can be done about them?
On behalf of 5th Global Chemistry Congress 2017 organizing committee, invites analytical expertise, chemistry people in all fields, researchers, professors, scientific communities, delegates, students, business professionals and executives to attend the “5th Global Chemistry Congress” which is g... Read More
Collecting, transporting, and storing patient specimens plays a major role in infection diagnoses. ASM provides a number of resources regarding best practices and the latest research regarding specimen collection! Read More
Researchers report they have used the Pathogen Box to identify a novel, highly potent antifungal agent with activity against two of the most common fungal pathogens of humans. Read More
“As we experience unprecedented environmental impacts from climate change, microbes rapidly adapt to their surrounding conditions faster than other organisms. Because microbes control biogeochemical cycling of elements essential for life, this impacts every ecosystem on earth. In addition, these... Read More