2016 was an exciting year for the Microbiologics Blog. We celebrated our first birthday, got into the spirit of the Olympics, and asked why you love working in a lab. Take a break and learn something new while you catch up on our top posts of 2016.
Growth promotion testing new media can be a hassle. Follow these tips to improve your testing process
View the winning plates and all entries from our second annual #CreepyCultures contest.
Follow these steps when implementing new MALDI-TOF technology in your laboratory.
Learn how Green fluorescent protein (GFP) is being used to improve quality control testing in food laboratories.
In this post, we compare the most notorious types of E. coli strains that cause intestinal infections.
This post examines the benefits of purchasing prepared quality control microorganisms versus maintain stock cultures in-house.
Follow these tips to choose the right strains for routing testing, verification of new identification AST systems, and assessment of new lots or shipments of kits and reagents.
This list includes an adventure or activity for everyone who loves microbiology.
An overview and timeline about the spread of Zika virus is shared in this post.
This list of New Year resolutions can help make 2017 a great year in your lab.
Proficiency testing is stressful. Follow these best practices to make your program run as smoothly as possible.
We celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service by profiling the unique microorganisms found in Yellowstone National Park.
Antibiotic resistance is on the rise. Learn about the history and current state of this global threat.
These microbiology themed crafts are fun and creative gifts you can give any time of the year.
This post describes how pharmaceutical companies can determine which microorganisms are objectionable and what laboratories can do to ensure the safety of non-sterile products.