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General posts.

Escherichia coli, EHEC and HUS

Today it was written in Svenska Dagbladet (a daily journal in Sweden) that “A new bacterium transmitts ehec”. It is unfortunately a very common mistake among Swedish journalists to confuse the bacterium with the disease. Correctly, it should have been … Continue reading

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Strategic money from SLU for further development of VetBact

We have received strategic money from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) for further development of VetBact as a pedagogic tool for students and teachers of the veterinary program. The money will primarely be used to develop VetBactLab, a … Continue reading

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Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edition, Vol. 4

In the beginning of this year, Vol 4 of the 2nd edition of Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology was at last published.  The following phyla, which are of importance in veterinary medicine, are included in this volume: Bacteroidetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), … Continue reading

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Why is Escherichia coli currently (2011-02-23) the most frequently visited bacterial page on VetBact?

Escherichia coli is currently the most frequently visited bacterium of VetBact. The reason cannot  be explained only because I recently recovered from a severe urinary tract infection caused by E. coli. Furthermore, it cannot be the picture of E. coli … Continue reading

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VetBact goes interactive!

Welcome to the VetBactBlog where we will inform you of new features and updates in the VetBact database! We will also share our plans for the future of VetBact and we invite our users to participate in the discussion.  Please … Continue reading

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