Monthly Archives: June 2016

Guide to MRSA strains and their emergence

It’s important to understand as much as you can about Staphylococcus aureus – it is such a prevalent cause of community and healthcare-associated infection and remains a major challenge to control.  It’s not just one species – various clones of … Continue reading

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Micro comments unpacked: Gram negative bacteremia

Originally posted on AIMED – Let's talk about antibiotics:
Here is an example comment from Pathology North which is added to positive blood culture reports when a Gram negative coliform species ( Enterobacteriacae eg. E. coli) has been isolated: The…

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