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September 18, 2014

Worms and Germs Blog – MORE BAD NEWS ON THE MRSP FRONT

Well, “news” perhaps isn’t the best description since we’ve been seeing it for a while, but a paper in an upcoming edition of the Journal of Clinical Microbiology (Gold et al. 2014) [&hellip

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September 5, 2014

August 20th 2014 – Nike is officially 15 years old and still hanging in there!

As of August 20th, Nike is officially 15 years old!  Still hanging in there.  We threw him a party, he got a steak (cut up into chunks), popcorn (his favorite), [&hellip

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September 5, 2014

Deepest sympathy to friends and family of our dear friend Ray Lonnen

Jill Moss president of the Bella Moss Foundation sends her deepest sympathy to friends and family of our dear friend Ray Lonnen who passed away in July 2014.  Ray was [&hellip

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    Viruses vs Bacteria

    The differences between bacteria and viruses Author – Elaine Pendlebury BA BSc  BVetMed DMS MRCVS  Senior Veterinary Surgeon (Science & Welfare) PDSA Bacteria (singular is bacterium) are one celled living organisms [&hellip

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    MRSA in Pigs

    In spite of worrying reports of the spread of MRSA ST398 in pigs in Europe and N. America, in two recent, major EU surveys (EFSA 2009, 2010) the UK pig industry was [&hellip

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    MRSA in Farm Animals

    In 2005, the first report on MRSA in pigs came from The Netherlands. A relation was found between MRSA positive persons and living on a pig farm or working with [&hellip

    How we have Helped

    I lost my beautiful Rosie on July 25th 2007. She had been ill with skin / allergy problems and also cervical disc disease for several years. In January 2007 she [&hellip

    Heather – Rosie

    Jill and her organization was a wonderful source of information and provided a great support system for me. They provide information about MRSA and advice about what I should do [&hellip

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