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ASM Attends UN General Assembly

ASM President, Susan Sharp, Ph.D., joined global leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York today in a historical meeting to focus on the commitment to fight AMR.

UN General Assembly Focuses on AMR

Leaders at the UN General Assembly draft a plan for coordinated, cross-cutting efforts to improve the current state of AMR.

Superbugs are a 'Fundamental Threat'

If antibiotics were telephones, we would still be calling each other using clunky rotary dials and copper lines," Stefano Bertuzzi, CEO of ASM, told NBC News.
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Microbe Cards–Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Study Cards App

Now Available as an Android App ~

Google users can now flip through and organize 103 color-coded bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites using Android devices. Microbe Cards were designed to make studying fun and learning easy, and with the new interactive Android app they can be accessed anytime, anywhere.

With the app you can:

• Browse Microbe Cards in Card Flow view, or alphabetically by "Name" or "Type." 

• Organize custom collections by saving either search results or individual selections into "Stacks."

• Quiz yourself using "Search." Type in a key word; results show cards containing that key word. Example: Which bacteria have a capsule (outer defensive covering)? Type in "capsule"; results show 10 bacteria and one fungus that are encapsulated.

App List and ASM Member Price: $19.99  

For iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch (visit the app store) Android users (Visit Google Play)

For a demo movie, thumbnails and features see the Microbe Cards product page: EyeCue Cards

The Microbe Cards box set is also available for the price of $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-55581-217-1
Author: Mark S. Peppler
The box set contains 103 color-coded cards organized into gram-positive bacteria, gram-negative bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites.
For more information on the box set click here.