Tag Archives: American Society for Microbiology

Crows are hosts for Campylobacter jejuni bacteria in Davis, California — but the significance of this, no one knows Comments Off on Crows are hosts for Campylobacter jejuni bacteria in Davis, California — but the significance of this, no one knows

A small study at just one urban emergency room — showed that it over diagnosed women with urinary tract infections (UTIs) — by roughly two fold — and significantly underdiagnosed sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the same patients — by about 37 percent — The failure to bacteriologically culture urine apparently contributed to these mistakes Comments Off on A small study at just one urban emergency room — showed that it over diagnosed women with urinary tract infections (UTIs) — by roughly two fold — and significantly underdiagnosed sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the same patients — by about 37 percent — The failure to bacteriologically culture urine apparently contributed to these mistakes

© 2015 Peter Free Citation — to study Myreen E. Tomas, Damon Getman, Curtis J. Donskey, and Michelle T. Hecker, Over-Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection and Under-Diagnosis of Sexually Transmitted Infection in Adult Women Presenting to an Emergency Department, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, DOI: 10.1128/JCM.00670-15 (accepted manuscript, early online publication, 10 June 2015) Citation — […]

Disease causing bacteria can survive for days on interior airplane surfaces Comments Off on Disease causing bacteria can survive for days on interior airplane surfaces

© 2014 Peter Free Citation Jim Sliwa, Bacteria Can Linger on Airplane Surfaces for Days, American Society for Microbiology (20 May 2014) Findings From the American Society for Microbiology: Disease-causing bacteria can linger on surfaces commonly found in airplane cabins for days, even up to a week, according to research presented at the annual meeting […]