Norovirus: The Notorious Virus

Written by Jane Johnson of Microbiologics

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    In the past year, there have been ongoing concerns that sanitizers commonly used to reduce pathogens on poultry carcasses can lead to false-negative test results for Salmonella.  Salmonella are ...

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    Next up for CHROM month, We examine HardyCHROM Vibrio and the risks of shooting back oysters on the half shell… Summer is fast approaching and beach goers everywhere are rejoicing. Warmer ...

  • No Proteus, No Problem

    Starting off CHROM Month is HardyCHROM SS NoPRO. Before we talk about this innovative new media, let us first take a look at how it came to be.   In 1968, Hektoen Enteric Agar was introduced ...

    • Vividly View Vibrio

      Vividly View Vibrio

      Next up for CHROM month, We examine HardyCHROM Vibrio and the risks of shooting back oysters on the half shell… Summer is fast approaching and beach goers everywhere are rejoicing. Warmer weather, sunny skies, and fresh seafood: what’s no...

      April 24, 2017
    • The Difficulties of C. difficile

      The Difficulties of C. difficile

      With Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) on the rise among hospital acquired infections across America in hospitals and care facilities, infection control specialists have been scrambling to prevent the acceleration of this toxic and destructive b...

      March 03, 2017
    • To Heat or Methanol Fix? That is the Burning Question.

      To Heat or Methanol Fix? That is the Burning Question.

      Microbiologists are a very opinionated group of individuals, and it is, at times, difficult to get consensus and standardization on certain procedures. Whether to heat fix or methanol fix slides in preparation for Gram staining is one of those contro...

      February 10, 2017

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