Kuijper, Medical Microbiologist
at the Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands, said that the hyper-virulent NAP1/027 strain of Clostridium difficile was largely responsible for this emerging epidemic along with routine antibiotic use, and a lack of facilities for isolating infected patients.
Consultant medical microbiologist
Dr Marina Morgan from the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, who advised on the card content, said: "Anyone coming into contact with livestock should use the card to discuss animal-borne disease risks when consulting their doctor with an illness.
In this update of the 1997 edition (last reprinted in 2004), medical microbiologist
Elliott and colleagues at the U.
Professor Willem Sturm said the survey was needed 'so we can plan'.
Dr Sampaio is a medical microbiologist
at Fleury Centers for Diagnostic Medicine and Fleury Research Institute, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
at MedLab Central in Palmerston North, Jane Parker, will co-host a workshop on antimicrobial resistance and give a paper entitled "What do you do with normal flora?
Dr Nigel Lightfoot, consultant medical microbiologist
at the Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS), said his organisation had worked with the Department of Health for several years to prepare for the possibility of a "bio-terrorist" attack.
Barbour, a medical microbiologist
at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio.
Froman is Emeritus Senior Scientist, Consultant and Medical Microbiologist
with the mycobacteriology laboratory at Olive View Medical Center, the TB research unit of the University of California at Los Angeles.
Dr Blans is a medical microbiologist
in the Gelre Ziekenhuizen, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands.
Sanchez is a medical microbiologist
and assistant professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at Brock University.
is a medical microbiologist
and mycobacteriologist with more than 45 years of experience working with mycobacteriophages specific to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB).