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Direct sputum sequencing

Genetic sequencing offers same-day TB testing Researchers have for the first time shown that standard tuberculosis (TB) diagnostic tests can be replaced by a sub-24 hour genetic test applied to the TB bacteria in a patient’s sputum. Read more…  

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Clean Hands! Working with local schools

 Clean your hands!  Members of the Modernising Medical Microbiology (MMM) Group have been working to improve hand hygiene education in collaboration with local schools.  They taught  sixth form students at Cokethorpe School about how germs spread as part of a lunch-time … Continue reading

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Tuberculosis: Why we’re working to cure TB

    Dr Ana Cruz is a Research Fellow with Modernising Medical Microbiology, and a key part of the new CRyPTIC Project, where we will aim to use cutting-edge technologies to improve the treatment of TB.  She writes…   Why … Continue reading

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Welcome to the MMM News Blog!

In November our wonderful project managers arrived and have started smartening things up around here. They wanted us to have somewhere we can keep people updated with all the great things going on in MMM. Our techies have given a couple of … Continue reading

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MMM Conference 2015

This year’s Modernising Medical Microbiology 2015 conference and dinner, showcasing the 7th year of work arising from the consortium, will take place in Oxford, on Monday 14th December 2015. The conference will be held at The Oxford University Institute of … Continue reading

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