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  • 21/11/2017

Anti-sera to West Africa

Release: 3rd November 2017

It might look like coffee beans down a microscope^ but the bacteria Neisseria can be quite unpleasant.  In fact of the eleven species that colonise humans, two are particularly nasty*:

To help combat the spread of Neisseria, Stratlab and their local partner Ecomed Scientific have supplied anti-sera and related microscopy items to the Gambian Ministry of Health and Welfare.

The supply of anti-sera is a departure for Stratlab and represents a positive step in supplying the growing African healthcare market.

 
^Ryan KJ; Ray CG, eds. (2004). Sherris Medical Microbiology (4th ed.). McGraw Hill. ISBN 0-8385-8529-9.
*https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neisseria
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