In recognition of National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, Robin Patel speaks with the TWiM team about directing a clinical bacteriology laboratory, and how an observation made by a laboratory technologist lead to the finding that Ureaplasma species can cause a system metabolic disturbance, hyperammonemia.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Elio Schaechter, Michael Schmidt and Michele Swanson.
Guest: Robin Patel
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Links for this episode
Mayo Clinic Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Mayo Clinic
Murine model of Ureaplasma hyperammonemia (Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis)
- Ureaplasma and human hyperammonemia (Sci Transl Med)
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