Diagnostic Machinations

Thoughts on complexity, clinical problem-solving and micrognosis for the busy student of diagnostic method.

The kindness of strangers

The MicroGnome’s brush with infection and how he got back to rude good health.

Words of wisdom

It’s time for a bit of new thinking on how we cast blame for a specific disease on a specific microorganism. Here are some pointers for those studying towards the MSc in Microbiology & Infectious Diseases. Internal & external links are provided to supplement your own ideas.

When the fat lady sings

master the use of blood culture during clinical investigation