Your Energy-Efficient Washing Machine Could Be Harboring Pathogens

  • Sept. 27, 2019
For the first time ever, investigators have identified a washing machine as a reservoir of multidrug-resistant pathogens. The pathogens, a single clone of Klebsiella oxytoca, were transmitted repeatedly to newborns in a neonatal intensive care unit at a German children’s hospital. The transmission was stopped only when the washing machine was removed from the hospital.

ASM Journals Now Accepting Submissions in Any Format

  • May 22, 2018
The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) recently announced that ASM Journals are now accepting initial submissions in any format to ease the submission process for authors.

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