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Monthly Archives: August 2012

31 Aug

Recently there was a Salmonella outbreak in 16 states that affected 105 people that originated from Mangoes taken from a Mexican farm. Mangoes under the Daniella brand name distributed by Splendid Products contained this bacteria and first caused an illness … Continue reading

17 Aug

The West Nile virus is spread by way of mosquitos biting infected birds then biting humans. It was first identified in Africa in 1937 and the first case in the U.S. occured in New York in 1999. Since then it … Continue reading

03 Aug

A differential white blood cell count is used to determine the relative percentages of various types of cells within a blood sample. Elie Metchnikoff proposed the theory of phagocytic immunity at the Pasteur Institute in 1883. He stated that large … Continue reading