Microbiology & Virology

Unexpected detection

Deputy Lab Manager Francis Yongblah looks at unexpected detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci as a consequence of enhanced carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae screening.

Ticking time bomb

With global mobility drastically increasing over recent years, Sally Cutler, Professor in Medical Microbiology, looks at the growing threat posed by tick-borne infections.

How to... collaborate

Stem cell scientist Loriana Vitillo explains the collaboratory Dish Life project that was presented at the launch of the Pint of Science festival, which is taking place in May.

CPD events and courses

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My lab: oral pathology

Associate Practitioner Hayley Pincott gives a guided tour of her oral pathology lab, based at the University Dental Hospital in Cardiff.

Prepared media pocket guide

Cherwell Laboratories has published an eBook called The Pharmaceutical and Cleanroom Industry’s Pocket Guide to Prepared Culture Media.

My lab: rare and imported pathogens

Laboratory Manager Barry Gibney gives a guided tour of his Public Health England laboratory at Porton Down.

Microbiology in rural Ghana

Pathology Operations Manager Azra Khan discusses the challenges of making a difference in the developing world.

Phenotypic methods

A comparison of phenotypic methods for the screening of carbapenem-resistant and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae.

Microbiology and infectious diseases

Details have been announced for the 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, which will be held in Madrid on 21 to 24 April.

Mass cell culture automation

Reliance Precision Limited has been working in partnership with Greiner Bio-One on developing CELLswing – an automated manipulator, which gently moves and rotates a CELLdisc containing adherent mammalian cells in any required position.

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