End of year review, 2016

Micrognome caps off a busy year with a review of work on emerging infectious diseases, AMR and global health; wins, losses and launches.

Missing Micrognome found lurking in northern Europe

Missing Micrognome found after lengthy search, frightened by latest reports of increasing antimicrobial resistance.

the Gnome returns

Regular readers of this blog have been speculating about the Micrognome’s disappearance for some time now. Rumours about: had the Gnome become so micro that he became was invisible, or was he plucked from the woods by a large bird of prey? Those of you who know better realised that when the gnome needs a long walk in […]

Micrognome rebooted

See what’s in store from the Micrognome, now that he’s back on the case.

Bread Winners in search of germs overseas

While on the Asian bread trail, the Lab Without Walls team took the lab in a box (air portable suitcase version) on a training excursion to Ipoh, Malaysia. They used PCR methods to confirm Burkholderia app, identified bacteria from blood cultures and detected dengue virus types 1 and 2.