Tag Archives: virology

Achivey

This morning I was chatting with a physician from a Francophone country who’s volunteering at a charity clinic while waiting to pass her exams to practice in South Africa. I asked her what health problems she commonly sees among the … Continue reading

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The Headless Horse

One of my colleagues at work told me the story of how Western Equine Encephalitis was discovered and later he sent me the source article, which is a biography of Karl Friedrich Meyer by Albert Sabin, of all people. Meyer … Continue reading

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TCID50 don’t believe you read everything on the internet

I’ve had an entertaining last week trying to set up a TCID50 calculation template for some assay development work I’m doing. The long and short of it is that I found out that a Yale professor and the WHO (not to be … Continue reading

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CMC

We’re supposed to be validating some plaque and immunofocus assays from our USA side soon, and hopefully streamlining them as well as the overlay media sound like they’re from 1950s virology (yeast extract, WTH?). My supervisor found himself at a … Continue reading

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