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New professor in veterinary bacteriology

From July 1, 2015, Professor Bengt Guss was appointed professor in veterinary bacteriology at the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health (BVF) of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences – SLU). … Continue reading

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Lectures on VetBact in China

In February and March 2015, Karl-Erik Johansson was invited to spent a few weeks in China to give lectures in bacteriology for Faculty Members of the Faculty of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine and for the veterinary students at the … Continue reading

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Lectures in Bacteriology

On the 10th of December at 09:00 – 11:45 a.m., the applicants for the position as Professor in Veterinary Bacteriology will give their presentations in the lecture room Audhumbla in the VHC house at the Ultuna Campus, Uppsala, according to … Continue reading

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Presentation of two theses related to bacteriology

Two theses from SLU (Swedish University of Agriculturan Sciences) on Treponema spp. will soon be presented and defended: 1. Frida Karlsson, Treponema spp. in porcine skin ulcers. Clinical aspects. May 15, 2014 at 09:15 a.m. in the lecture hall KC1 … Continue reading

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Position as professor in Veterinary Bacteriology open for applications

The position as pro- fessor in Veterinary Bacteriology at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala is now open for applications. This position is affiliated to the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary … Continue reading

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Proteus vulgaris and Escherichia coli – new images

We have added a new Gram staining image of Proteus vulgaris and we have replaced one Gram staining image of Escherichia coli, which was of bad quality, with a new one. We have also added images of Proteus vulgaris cultivated … Continue reading

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Position as Professor in Veterinary Bacteriology

During the spring 2014, a position as professor in Veterinary Bacteriology will be open for applications. This position is affiliated to the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science (VH-faculty), Swedish University … Continue reading

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Ph.D. defence in bacteriology (Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae)

Veterinarian Helena Eriksson will defend her thesis entitled Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in laying hens on May 31 at 09.15 in lecture room 1 (“KC ettan”) at the Clinical Center (Klinikcentrum), Ultuna, Uppsala. The thesis is available from SLU’s database Epsilon. Helena … Continue reading

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New logo for VetBact

New logo. The old logo for VetBact has been replaced by the one shown in the figure. A corresponding favicon has been added to the website as suggested by one of our students. The same logo is now used for … Continue reading

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Clostridium botulinum – new scanning electron micrographs

Many bacteria produce so-called exotoxins. Some of nature’s most potent toxins are found among these. The lethal dose for humans of e.g. the botulinum toxin is only 1-2 ng (1 ng = 0.000 000 001 g) per kg body weight … Continue reading

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