A recent study found that the composition, quantity and dominant bacteria of the tongue coating differ between heart failure patients and healthy people.
The non-invasive method relies on an algorithm to analyse patient stool samples, which contain traces of what lives in the gut.
Researchers have developed a test that is capable of detecting Salmonella bacteria in animal products in less than eight hours, which should reduce cases of infection as well as recalls.
InSite L. mono Glo is a self-contained swab system for the simultaneous detection of Listeria species and Listeria monocytogenes.
The Thermo Scientific Sensititre ARIS HiQ AST System is a benchtop automated reading and incubation system for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST).
The method could lead to clinicians being able to rapidly detect whether an infection is treatable with common antibiotics, reserving stronger alternatives for the patients that need them most.
Scientists have found that when zapped with an electrical field, live bacteria absorb dye molecules, causing the cells to light up and allowing them to be counted easily.
UK scientists have discovered a technique similar to medieval stained glass-making that can completely eradicate the deadliest hospital infections within hours.
The world's bacteria may by travelling thousands of kilometres through the air instead of hitching rides with people and animals.
AdipoGen Life Sciences is a provider of key standard antibiotics, rare metabolites/antibiotics and common immunosuppressive antibiotics for use in research.
Paul Young, Professor of Virology and Head of School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, reflects on his long and rewarding career in virology and the exciting opportunities in the field.
The University of Sydney, Whiteley Corporation and the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre are teaming up to tackle biofilm infections.
BioFlux is a microfluidic platform analysis system with the ability to simultaneously grow up to 96 biofilms under controlled shear conditions. The product features quick and easy set-up with no messy pumps or tubing.
The Australian Society for Microbiology would like to invite you to Queensland for its Annual Scientific Meeting and Trade Exhibition. This year, the meeting will be held in Queensland's capital city, Brisbane, from 1–4 July.
The combined scientific meeting of The Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists and the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists will be held at ICC Sydney from 3–5 September 2018.