Archives for 2013

World Melioidosis Congress conference report

Highlights of the 7th World Melioidosis Congress, held in Bangkok between 18th and 20th September, 2013.

Of worms kingdoms and horses

Recently discovered mortal remains of Richard III contain a hefty dose of worms: an ignoble end for an overly ambitious leader. How are the mighty fallen.

How serology works

Serology tests commonly used in clinical microbiology and public health laboratories. Cartoon diagrams of complex serology tests included.

Antibiotic Armageddon

A fresh looking at the battle with antibiotic resistance, with a call to arms.

Ring cycle expounded

The challenge of the newest human malaria parasite. Recognition of ring forms and other stages will help differentiate from other Plasmodia.