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Maintaining Stock Cultures In-House: Are You Really Saving in the End?

Economical solutions have become a growing interest to many people both personally and professionally. Individuals are looking to save money, both at home and at the office. Industries and companies worldwide are seeking innovative and convenient methods for cutting costs,…
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Environmental Isolate Case Files: Acinetobacter baumannii

Acinetobacter baumannii is one of the top causes of hospital-acquired infections. Most at risk for illness are the elderly and the chronically ill. Like an unwelcome guest, A. baumannii is difficult to remove once it moves into a health care…
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Happy Holidays From Microbiologics

Wow, what an incredibly exciting year it has been for Microbiologics! As we reflect on 2015, we are overwhelmed with gratitude and joy for all of the great accomplishments this year brought. These were a few of our favorite moments: Launching…
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Microorganisms Spreading Holiday Cheer

This holiday season, as you open a bottle of your favorite wine to share with family and friends, consider making a toast to Saccharomyces cerevisiae (also known as “brewer’s yeast”) which is a species of yeast that is commonly used for making…
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Methods for Growth Success: Aerobic Microorganisms

When growing microorganisms, several conditions must be considered to ensure successful results including correct temperatures and pH, adequate moisture and sufficient nutrients (carbon and nitrogen). Even experienced microbiologists can run into growth issues with finicky microorganisms. With this in mind, we have created a…
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50 Awesome Holiday Gift Ideas for Microbiologists

Are you searching for the perfect holiday gift for the microbiologist in your life? We have some ideas! Use the list below to shop for your co-workers, friends and family (you may even find something for yourself). From kitschy to…
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It’s Turkey Time

Roasting a turkey this holiday season? Don’t fowl it up! The responsibility of preparing a delicious and SAFE holiday meal for your family and friends can be overwhelming, whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a first-timer. Roasting a turkey can be especially…
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Watch List: Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria

Written By: Robert C. Jerris, Ph.D. D (ABMM) Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA A simple tubing trip down a rushing river; an encounter with a rock resulting in a small abrasion on the knee; a…
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Welcome to the Microbiologics Blog!

We have created this blog for all of you passionate and knowledge-hungry microbiologists out there. We hope our blog will serve as your hub for learning and staying connected with all things microbiology. Here is a glimpse at what our blog…
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Environmental Isolate Case Files: Micrococcus luteus

As a pharmaceutical microbiologist, you are probably no stranger to Micrococcus luteus since it is among the most commonly found organisms in pharmaceutical environmental monitoring. The strain is typically associated with human skin, particularly from the head, arms and legs; consequently,…
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