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The bacteriology course for Swedish veterinary students, 2019

The bacteriology course for the Swedish veterinary students starts on September 19 and we would like to wish the students very welcome to this course. We hope that the students will find VetBact useful during their studies and we appreciate … Continue reading

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All Time High on VetBact

In the first three quarters of 2018, we have had an average of about 2 100 visited pages per day on VetBact. Yesterday (11 Oct., 2018), the number of visited pages  reached the “all time high” value of 16 250 … Continue reading

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Welcome to the bacteriology course 2018 for vet students

The bacteriology course for the Swedish veterinary students started on September 20. We hope that  the students will find VetBact useful during their studies and we appreciate all kinds of feed-back, which will help us to improve VetBact and its different … Continue reading

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Phage therapy for treatment of American foulbrood caused by Paenibacillus larvae infections in honey bees

American foulbrood is a serious disease in bee brood (larvae) and it is caused by the spore forming bacterium Paenibacillus larvae. This disease can be found all over the world, where honey bees are kept in hives and it is … Continue reading

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The bacteriology course for veterinary students

In Sweden the course in bacteriology and food microbiology for veterinary students started on August 28 this year (2017) and will last until October 5. The bacteriology course is given during the second year of the veterinary programme and is … Continue reading

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Phylogenetic trees of Actinobacteria

Phylogenetic trees for all members of the phylum Actinobacteria in VetBact (27 species/subspecies) have now been included. The only group of bacteria for which there are no trees available in VetBact is the class Gammaproteobacteria, which also is the biggest … Continue reading

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Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and M. hyorhinis

Thanks to Professor Joachim Frey (Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, Swit- zerland), we have got images of colonies of Mycoplasma hyopneumo- niae and M. hyorhinis to by used on the corresponding bacterial pages of VetBact. Mycoplasmas form very … Continue reading

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MALDI-TOF MS available at VHC, SLU

Since some months back there is an instrument for MALDI-TOF MS (Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption – Time Of Flight Mass Spectrometry) available for analyses at VHC (Centre for Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science), SLU (Swedish University of Agricultural Science. The … Continue reading

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New lecturer of Bacteriology in Veterinary Medicine

On november 15, DVM Ingrid Hansson started her employment as senior lecturer in bacteriology at the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health. This department is affiliated to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at the Swedish … Continue reading

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Senior Lecturer of Bacteriology in Veterinary Medicine

A permanent position as Senior Lecturer of Bacteriology in Veterinary Medicine at the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health is now open for applications. This department is affiliated to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at … Continue reading

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