Category: Microbiology

Lab Techs Trying To Tell Us Something Using Cryptic Messages

Seattle, WA – Lab techs are often unsung heroes of the hospital. Their work allows patients and physicians alike to have answers to many medical questions. One group of lab techs, however, may be trying to tell us something using cryptic messages on petri dishes.

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You Won’t Believe What the Polio Virus is Saying About the Measles Resurgence

Travis County, Texas – Reported cases of measles so far this year are nearly double the amount of last year and the highest number since 2000. What a fantastic step backwards for humankind! The measles virus is very pleased with its sudden comeback, but one of its old friends, the poliovirus, is not so happy.

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