Tag Archives: Royal Cornwall Hospital

Paper out: Staphylococcus cornubiensis sp. nov., a new member of the Staphylococcus intermedius Group (SIG)

My colleagues Aimee Murray, Lihong Zhang and Will Gaze and I have an ongoing collaboration with colleagues from the Royal Cornwall Hospital John Lee and Richard Bendall on the detection of ‘Staphylococcus intermedius Group’ (SIG) in human infections. These bugs … Continue reading

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Joint project with the Royal Cornwall Hospital

Aimee Murray, Lihong Zhang, Will Gaze (picture, left) and myself (right, back) have recently been involved in research led by Senior Biomedical Scientist John Lee (far right), Head of Department Dr. Richard Bendall (next to me) with help from many … Continue reading

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My internship at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Clinical Microbiology Lab: Part I

This week I am spending most of my time learning about clinical microbiology practices down at the Hospital in Truro, which is super interesting. The labs receive more than 300.000 samples a year: blood, urine, sputum, faeces, pus and skin … Continue reading

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South-West Microbiology Meeting

Interesting day yesterday as the South-West Microbiology Meeting was held at the Knowledge Spa ECEHH headquarter in Truro. This meeting was held once before at Plymouth University in October and aims to bring together academics, government workers as well as … Continue reading

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