Cultured Connections


Little stands between US and untreatable Gonorrhea

04/20/2020

“Antibiotics have successfully treated gonorrhea for several decades; however, the bacteria has developed resistance to nearly every drug used for treatment.”
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A quarter-billion infections — ANNUALLY.

04/02/2020

A recently published paper issues a challenge to the health and scientific community.
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Honoring Veterinary Dermatologists

09/23/2019

At Biomed Diagnostics, we encourage all our animal health clinicians to partner with your veterinary dermatologist — for confirmation and treatment consultation. 
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GAFFI.org

09/23/2019

​​​​​​​Essential in vitro diagnostics for advanced HIV and serious fungal diseases: international experts’ consensus recommendations
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Veterinary Fungal Culture Diagnostics made Simple

09/23/2019

In the past, culture diagnostics were difficult to perform in a clinician’s office — risk of contamination, preparing the media, and incubating in a sterile environment were just a small number of concerns. That’s not at all the case in today’s offices.
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Systemic fungal infections require correct diagnosis and effective treatment 

09/23/2019

Like bacteria, fungi can infect our pets. Unlike bacteria however, fungal infections can’t be treated with antibiotics, but instead require a class of drugs called anti-fungals. 
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The Unexpected and Troubling Rise of Candida auris

09/23/2019

Candida auris is an emerging fungus that presents a serious global health threat.
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CDC launches 2019 Fungal Disease Awareness Week

09/23/2019

Anyone can get a fungal infection, even people who are otherwise healthy. People breathe in or come in contact with fungal spores every day without getting sick.
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Fungal Eye Infections

09/23/2019

The most common way for someone to get a fungal eye infection is because of an eye injury, particularly if plant material such as a stick or a thorn caused the injury.
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Skin, hair and Nail fungal infections

09/23/2019

Nearly a billion people have a Fungal Infection of the skin. Fungus is the 4th most common illness on earth, after headaches and dental caries 
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