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Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Better Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections

... over 2 hours. "The fast tests have enabled the microbiology lab to provide results 1 to 2 days sooner for ... and Candida glabrata ," said Valerie Hoover, microbiology Supervisor at ORMC. Clinical trials ... the clinical implementation of using rapid microbiology results to guide therapy. "When the test tells us ...

Rare sheep could be key to better diagnostic tests in developing world, says Stanford study

... STANFORD, Calif. The newest revolution in microbiology testing walks on four legs and says "baa." ... they're also perfect blood donors for the microbiology tests necessary to diagnose infectious disease in ... who is associate director of Stanford's clinical microbiology lab, interim director of the clinical virology ...

Nestlé Recalls Cookie Dough Products

... Dr. Philip M. Tierno, director of clinical microbiology and immunology at New York University Langone ... Philip M. Tierno, M.D., director, Clinical microbiology and Immunology, New York University Langone Medical Center, and clinical professor of microbiology and pathology, New York University School of ...

Nestlé Recalls Raw Cookie Dough Products

... Dr. Philip M. Tierno, director of clinical microbiology and immunology at New York University Langone ... Philip M. Tierno, M.D., director, Clinical microbiology and Immunology, New York University Langone Medical Center, and clinical professor of microbiology and pathology, New York University School of ...

Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Best Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections

... over 2 hours. "The fast tests will enable the microbiology lab to provide results 1 to 3 days sooner than ... and Candida glabrata ," said Vera Pagan, microbiology Manager at Memorial University Medical Center. ... the clinical implementation of using rapid microbiology results to guide therapy. "The fast results from ...

TREK to Introduce New In Vitro Diagnostic and Research-Use-Only Susceptibility Products at American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, Booth 1301

... systems and susceptibility products for microbiology labs, will introduce two new susceptibility plates next week at the American Society for microbiology (ASM) general meeting. TREK's YeastOne ... on combinations of drugs. At TREK, we provide microbiology labs with both the latest FDA-cleared drugs and ...

'Airport Malaria' Risk Rising With Global Warming

... Dr. Philip Tierno, director of clinical microbiology and immunology at New York University Medical ... Philip Tierno, M.D., Ph.D., director, clinical microbiology and immunology, New York University Medical Center, professor, microbiology and pathology, NYU School of Medicine, and ...

Weill Cornell Medical College receives 2 $100,000 grants for innovative global health research

... Dr. Moscona, who is professor of pediatrics and microbiology & immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College and ... Dr. Nathan, who is chairman of the Department of microbiology and Immunology, R.A. Rees Pritchett Professor of microbiology and director of the Abby and Howard P. Milstein ...

Researchers Pursuing Nasal Anthrax Vaccine

... Zeng, an assistant professor in the department of microbiology and immunology at the University of Rochester ... explained Philip Tierno, director of clinical microbiology at New York University Medical Center, and author ... Zeng, Ph.D., assistant professor, department of microbiology and immunology, University of Rochester Medical ...

New chemical can kill latent tuberculosis bacteria

... senior author Dr. Carl Nathan, chairman of microbiology and Immunology and the R.A. Rees Pritchett Professor of microbiology at Weill Cornell Medical College. "This new ... assistant research professor in the Department of microbiology and Immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College. ...

Researchers uncover more about how poxviruses evade the immune system

... system, said Mark Buller, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and immunology at the Saint Louis University ... Medicine, was working on his Ph.D. in molecular microbiology when taking part in the research effort. ... Mark R. Walter, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and ...

Key Anthrax Virulence Factor Discovered

... said Philip Tierno Jr., director of clinical microbiology & immunology in the Departments of microbiology & Pathology at New York University Medical ... York City; Philip Tierno Jr., director, clinical microbiology & immunology, Departments ...

Weill Cornell receives $2.4 million in grants from Gates Foundation to fight tuberculosis

... Carl. F. Nathan, chairman of the Department of microbiology and Immunology, and R.A. Rees Pritchett Professor of microbiology at Weill Cornell Medical College, and director of ... Dr. Dirk Schnappinger, associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College ...

Key to MRSA Virulence in Community Discovered

... in part, said Philip Tierno, director of clinical microbiology & immunology at New York University Medical ... Center; Philip Tierno, Ph.D., director, clinical microbiology & immunology, and associate professor, microbiology & pathology, New York University Medical ...

U.S. Expects 160 Million Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine by October

... said one expert, Dr. John J. Treanor, professor of medicine and of microbiology and immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, in New York. ... SOURCES: John J. Treanor M.D., professor, medicine, microbiology and immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y.; ...

U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin

... said one expert, Dr. John J. Treanor, professor of medicine and of microbiology and immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, in New York. ... SOURCES: John J. Treanor M.D., professor, medicine, microbiology and immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y.; ...

Public Health Experts Discuss Infectious Diseases Threats at News Conference

... Awareness and Research and professor of pediatrics, molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. "Influenza is not easy to ... of Infectious Diseases and Harry E. Dascomb Professor of Medicine and microbiology at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, discussed ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

... report their findings in the July 2009 issue of the Journal of Clinical microbiology . Acanthamoeba are found in a variety of environmental sources ... to disinfection in multiple contact lens solutions. Journal of Clinical microbiology , 47. 7: 2040-2045.) New DNA Vaccine Inhibits Deadly Skin Cancer ...

Safety of Swine Flu Vaccine to Face Tough Scrutiny

... as they're performed," said Dr. John Treanor, professor of medicine and of microbiology and immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, in New York. ... Epidemic That Never Was ; John Treanor, M.D., professor, medicine and of microbiology and immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y.; ...

New Drug Fights Anthrax Toxin

... Bolmer said. Mingtao Zeng, an assistant professor in the department of microbiology and immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, said this ... Rockville, Md.; Mingtao Zeng, Ph.D., assistant professor, department of microbiology and immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y., ...

Experts Keep Wary Eye on Tamiflu-Resistant Swine Flu

... end up spreading," said Dr. John J. Treanor, professor of medicine and of microbiology and immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York. ... SOURCES: John J. Treanor, M.D., professor, medicine and of microbiology and immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y.; ...

Harvard Medical School Continues Education About Benefits of Probiotics

... Sick Children (SickKids) and Professor of Paediatrics in the Department of microbiology and Dentistry at the University of Toronto, who moderated the session, ... Research) and one in Europe (Yakult Honsha European Research Center for microbiology ESV). Since developing its overseas network in 1964, Yakult has expanded ...

LSUHSC research finds single gene controls growth of some cancers

... New Orleans, LA Research led by Ashok Aiyar, PhD, Associate Professor of microbiology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, showing that a single gene can ... Professor of Microbiology, and Timothy Foster, PhD, Assistant Professor of microbiology and faculty of the LSUHSC Gene Therapy Program, investigated a small ...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Might Fight Swine Flu

... of hyperimmune reaction," said Farber, who is a professor of surgery and microbiology and immunology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in ... SOURCES: Donna L. Farber, Ph.D., professor, surgery and microbiology and immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore; ...

Interest Surging in Probiotic Foods that Promote Health

... experts and medical doctors in the fields of gastroenterology, nutrition, microbiology and pediatrics to share cutting-edge research on the health effects of ... Research) and one in Europe (Yakult Honsha European Research Center for microbiology ESV). Since developing its overseas network in 1964, Yakult has expanded ...

Closer to an effective treatment for gum disease in smokers

... smokers mouth. The study published recently in the Society for Applied microbiology journal Environmental microbiology , showed that the bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis adapts and changes ...

Swine Flu Likely to Return to U.S. Next Winter

... be very typical," said Dr. John Treanor, a professor of medicine and of microbiology and immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. "My guess ... Texas School of Public Health; John Treanor, M.D., professor, medicine and microbiology and immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York; Luis Z. ...

AdvanDx Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for EK/P. aeruginosa PNA FISH(R)

... of adverse events (3,4). EK/ P. aeruginosa PNA FISH will enable microbiology labs to provide clinicians rapid, accurate Gram-negative pathogen ... necessary for other nucleic acid technologies. PNA FISH tests enable microbiology labs to provide rapid and accurate identification of bloodstream pathogens ...

American Society for Microbiology Emphasizes Hand Hygiene as Flu Protective Measure

... and alcohol-based hand sanitizers," says Daly, Director of the Clinical microbiology Laboratories, Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City. ... makes this transfer less likely," says Daly. The American Society for microbiology has downloadable educational hand hygiene materials, including posters and ...

Stanford researchers harness nanoparticles to track cancer-cell changes

... School of Medicine team led by Cathy Shachaf, PhD, an instructor in microbiology and immunology, has for the first time used specially designed ... run by the study's senior author, Garry Nolan, PhD, associate professor of microbiology and immunology and a member of Stanford's Cancer Center. Cancer starts ...

Not just a long-distance relationship: Immune cells in skin fight off infection better than the rest

... said Dr Sammy Bedoui, from the University of Melbourne's Department of microbiology and Immunology, who is the lead author on the April paper. Using an ... said Dr Thomas Gebhardt from the University of Melbourne's Department of microbiology and Immunology, who is the lead author on the March paper. "This ...

Superbug risk to war wounded

... Murray, from Brooke Army Medical Center, USA, told the Society for General microbiology Meeting at the International Centre, Harrogate, that at the beginning of ... to prescribe less commonly used antibiotics such as colistin. Modern microbiology and antimicrobial agents can do a lot but hospital infection control even ...

Mercy Integrated Labs Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Clinicians Provide Best Care for Patients With Bloodstream Infections

... Mercy Hospital, are championing the clinical implementation of using rapid microbiology results to guide therapy. "The fast results from the laboratory will ... ribosomal RNA (rRNA) in live bacteria and yeast. PNA FISH tests enable microbiology labs to provide rapid and accurate identification of bloodstream pathogens ...

Medical Experts Use Data to Dispel Myths About Fad Diets and Exercise

... She attended Rutgers University and went on to earn her Master's in microbiology from San Jose State . She has taught microbiology on the collegiate level at two universities and was the Chairman of ...

MRSA Infections Spreading to Kids in Community

... to a combination of factors." Dr. Philip Tierno, director of clinical microbiology and immunology at New York University Medical Center, agreed. "On the ... of Medicine, Atlanta; Philip Tierno, M.D., Ph.D., director, clinical microbiology and immunology, New York University Langone Medical Center, and author, ...

Nose-spray vaccine against botulism effective in first tests

... six," said Mingtao Zeng, Ph.D., assistant professor within Department of microbiology and Immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, principal ... in Rochester by Qingfu Xu, DVM, Ph.D., an instructor in the Department of microbiology and Immunology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and ...

During Cold and Flu Season, Don't Get Caught Dirty Handed

... Soap and Detergent Association, American Society for microbiology Offer Advice on Proper Hygiene Online & Print Materials ... The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) and the American Society for microbiology (ASM) have teamed up to produce hand hygiene education brochures available ...

Study sheds light on causes of HIV dementia

... in 2004, a team of researchers led by Dr. Vinayaka R. Prasad, professor of microbiology and immunology at Einstein, began searching for genetic variations between ... Dr. Vasudev R. Rao, lead author of the study and research associate in microbiology and immunology at Einstein. "While our findings specifically address the ...

Women's Hands Home to More Types of Germs

... change that leads to disease," noted Robert E. Marquis, a professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Microbes ... . SOURCES: Robert E. Marquis, Ph.D., professor, microbiology and immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center; Nov. 3-7, 2008, ...

Early trigger for type-1 diabetes found in mice, Stanford scientists report

... early type-1 diabetes," said Qing Li, MD, PhD, a postdoctoral scholar in microbiology and immunology who was the primary author of a paper describing the new ... process initiates type-1 diabetes," said Hugh McDevitt, MD, professor of microbiology and immunology and the study's senior author. Type-1 diabetes is caused ...
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