Burkholderia pseudomallei (also known as Pseudomonas pseudomallei). Gram-negative, aerobic, rod prokaryote. Magnification 2600, scanning electron microscopy. A zoonotic microorganism that causes melioidiosis. It is transmitted from infected rodents to humans through exposure to soil contaminated by rodent body wastes. Courtesy of Dennis Kunkel.
Nations need to take preventative measures to curb the development and proliferation of biological and chemical weapons.
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The discovery suggests that the human microbiome may be a rich source for future drugs.
By Science in School.
Are migratory birds responsible for the spread of bird flu? Should we kill them all? By Science in School, promoting inspiring science teaching by encouraging communication between teachers, scientists, and everyone else involved in European science education.
The objectives of the Group is the advancement of research, clinical excellence and training in paediatric allergy, immunology and infectious diseases.
A non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of knowledge and scientific achievement toward the eradication of paratuberculosis in domestic livestock and other species affected by Mycobacterium paratuberculosis.
A virus that causes an acute infection of the liver. Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, jaundice, fever, and abdominal pain.