Microbiologics, Inc.

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Microbiologics, Inc.

 •  June 8

Last month we outlined the debate for and against requiring B. cepacia testing for all nonsterile pharmaceutical, personal care products and water systems (The Great Debate Over B. cepacia Testing). At the end of the post, we asked our readers what they think – should testing be required or not? The Results Are In We heard from over 100 readers,...

Microbiologics, Inc.

 •  May 18

To test, or not to test – that is the question. A frequent reason for recalls of nonsterile products is contamination with Burkholderia cepacia, a microorganism capable of causing serious illness in patients with impaired immune systems or chronic lung disease. Despite the threat of B. cepacia, the strain is not listed as an objectionable...

Microbiologics, Inc.

 •  March 23

“Science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated.” Rosalind Franklin Women have made great scientific discoveries throughout history. Unfortunately, due to cultural mindsets during their time, many were not recognized for their work. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are paying homage to just a few of the women we can thank...

Microbiologics, Inc.

 •  January 13

Gyms are gross. Aside from the sweaty bodies and abundant aromas gliding about the room, unique bacterial flora is deposited from gym goers on every surface. Microbiologists have proven time and again that public places are cesspools of bacterial diversity. The opportunity for warm, wet, skin-to-surface contact means there is likely a lot of...

Microbiologics, Inc.

 •  November 24, 2016

STEC may not be a household term, but it is of great significance to food and clinical laboratories. In this post, we will describe what laboratories can do to help protect the public from this harmful and increasingly important group of bacteria. The information outlined below relies heavily on content provided by the Centers for Disease Control...