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Biohazard

(Science: microbiology) a risk of exposure to harmful bacteria, viruses, or other dangerous biological agents, particularly those found in genetic recombination studies or in clinical microbiology labs.


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However, I have read that bartonellosis can sometimes become chronic, but I do not know if it can last for 5 years, which apparently is the time you have been ill. I do not know where you are based in, but in most countries you can privately order a set of basic blood tests (blood cell counts, stan...

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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Actually, Staphylococci are not the same as Micrococci . Some species of Staphylococcus are important human pathogens, whereas Micrococci are opportunistic pathogens at best (or worst?) and normally cause disease only in immunologically compromised persons. If you had Staphylococci (or similar-look...

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by snowathlete
Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:57 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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I dare to say those are not bacteria. It is very uncommon to see bacteria in a correctly prepared blood film. If you had such a bacteremia that you can see them in your blood film, you would most likely be in a hospital now. And I assume you are not in a hospital :) I am not in hospital no, though ...

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by snowathlete
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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(usually if they are present, they are attached to other blood cells as 'satellites') This was perhaps an over-generalization; platelets do appear also as non-satellites. However, in my experience platelets often look more 'fuzzy' or blurry, so these still don't quite look like those. Also, they se...

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by biohazard
Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:53 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
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I was referring to events purely within the natural sciences with no metaphysical or philosophical aspect in mind. With the word/term 'determinism' I meant that each reaction in the world is determined by the reactions preceding it and that each reaction determines the reactions succeeding it. 'Rea...

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by ughaibu
Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:57 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
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