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ABSA International: The Association for Biosafety and Biosecurity 2017-12-06T08:16:43+00:00

ABSA International (ABSA) was founded in 1984 to promote biosafety as a scientific discipline and serve the growing needs of biosafety professionals throughout the world. Its goals are to provide a professional association that represents the interests and needs of practitioners of biological safety, and to provide a forum for the continued and timely exchange of biosafety information. (learn more)

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Human Salmonella Typhimurium Infections Linked to Exposure to Clinical and Teaching Microbiology Laboratories

By | September 12th, 2017|

In a CDC Investigation notice posted on July 19, 2017, it was reported that there was another multi-state outbreak linked to clinical, commercial and college microbiology teaching laboratories.Twenty-four people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium were reported from 16 states. Six ill people were hospitalized. No deaths were reported.

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