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Innovations in Pharmaceutical Microbiology

London, UK (PRWEB UK) 19 September 2014
SMi Group are thrilled to announce that registration is now open to attend the 4th annual conference, Pharmaceutical Microbiology , taking place on 21st & 22nd January in Central London. 9 more words

Bacteria made you what are today and dolphins aren't that important

When I tell people that I am a marine biologist they get very excited about my work. I know that in their mind visions of me on or in the ocean inspecting fish or having close encounters with dolphins and whales instantly flash across their mind’s eye. 438 more words


Streptococcus pneumoniae causes cardiac lesions

Hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia carries a documented risk for adverse cardiac events. These occur during infection and contribute to elevated mortality rates in convalescent individuals up to a year after. 367 more words


Alpha, Beta, & Gamma Streptococci


Genus specific characteristics
  • Gram Stain: gram positive cocci in chains and pairs
    • name derived from Greek word”streptos” meaning easily bent or twisted like a chain…
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Syphilis reaches highest levels recorded in Australia

The Guardian AAP 18 September 2014

Syphilis has reached its highest level recorded in Australia, with the increase almost exclusively among gay men.
Health experts are calling for an increased focus on the potentially deadly bacterial disease after data showed 1,765 people were diagnosed with it in Australia last year – a 34% increase on the number documented in 2009. 42 more words


End of UrbRust project. Keilzie Gardens. Back 2 skool.

Had a ‘final’ meeting with my supervisor at RBGE on Friday. Discussed where we had got to, and what work remains to be done. We’ve built up a pretty decent dataset, with around 450 plants surveyed – a start. 367 more words

Viruses that have infected the area

So it seems that there is a break out of a respiratory virus that started out in the Midwest. Some how this virus has made its way to New York.This is virus goes by the name of Enterovirus D68. 89 more words