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Microbe Talk: March 2016

This week has seen the Society decamp to Liverpool for our Annual Conference 2016. It’s been a fantastic event with over 1,400 delegates in attendance and more than 300 scientific presentations and posters. For this month’s edition of Microbe Talk, … Continue reading

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Better, faster typing of Salmonella strains

Post by Lena Ciric, University College London A new method for classifying Salmonella strains has been developed by scientists, giving faster turnaround times and greater reliability. Salmonella strains are notoriously difficult to identify, or type; however new research suggests that … Continue reading

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The evolution of a diarrhoeal viral genome

Post by Rebecca Gladstone, University of Southampton Two billion cases of severe diarrhoea occur globally each year, representing the second leading cause of death in children under five years old, according to the World Health Organization. Diarrhoeal disease is both … Continue reading

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