This topic was previously touched on 2 years ago. The speculation at that time was whether hepatitis E in Singapore is also linked to the consumption of undercooked pork. This seems to be answered by a new study (behind a pay wall) that has just been published in the journal Zoonoses Public Health by investigators […]

When the SGH Microbiology blogger (or his team) posted notice on Facebook of the following paper by The Chinese University of Hong Kong investigators, it reminded me of a conversation with that contemplative microbiologist a couple of years ago about hepatitis E. This work from Hong Kong was published in Journal of Clinical Microbiology in February […]

The SGH Department of Microbiology blogger has just uploaded a paper to biorXiv describing our little hobby project with staff and students from Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Out of 10 beef (Australia, NZ and Brazil) and 20 pork (Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Malaysia) samples from various local supermarkets, one MRSA (from a hunk of pork shoulder ostensibly […]