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A baaaaaaad bug, Pseudomonas aeruginosa…the number one cause of death in patients with cystic fibrosis, so make sure you know how to properly treat it!

A baaaaaaad bug, Pseudomonas aeruginosa…the number one cause of death in patients with cystic fibrosis, so make sure you know how to properly treat it!

Medical illustration of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

pseudomonas aeruginosas negative gram stain basically equates to a class of bacteria that don't retain the crystaled violet stain used in the Gram staining method.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is cultured in biofilms in the respiratory tract of patients with cystic fibrosis. Ultimately, lung infection by P. aeruginosa can lead to death.    Image Source: Science Photo Library.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is cultured in biofilms in the respiratory tract of patients with cystic fibrosis. Ultimately, lung infection by P. aeruginosa can lead to death.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the most distinctive organisms in the lab. It glistens like silver as it spreads over the plate. The smell from this organism is overpowering but strangely incongruent.  Some people smell grapes and some smell....fritos!

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the most distinctive organisms in the lab. It glistens like silver as it spreads over the plate. The smell from this organism is overpowering but strangely incongruent. Some people smell grapes and some smell.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa on blood agar.  Note the metallic sheen and ground glass appearance.  Depending on who you are it can smell like grapes, new shoes, or dirt.  To me it smells like new shoes.  One of the friendlier smells in the micro lab.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa on blood agar. Note the metallic sheen and ground glass appearance. Depending on who you are it can smell like grapes, new shoes, or dirt. To me it smells like grapes. One of the friendlier smells in the micro lab.

Phage treatment of pseudomonas aeruginosa

Phage Therapy: a Step Forward in the Treatment of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infections

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Bronchiectasis - Bronchiectasis News Today

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Bronchiectasis - Bronchiectasis News Today

Pseudomonas aeruginosa - characterized by flourescent blue-green color and sweet grape-like odor.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa - characterized by flourescent blue-green color and sweet grape-like odor.

Pseudomonas Infection: Symptoms, Treatment, Self-Help

What Is Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infection?

Pseudomonas Infection: Symptoms, Treatment, Self-Help

Swatched, used makeup is prohibited "...all makeup must be brand new, unswatched, and in its original packaging."   It is so disappointing to come across these listings when I'm excited about the item. I block then report.  The Beauty Brains podcast listed four possible disadvantages to buying used makeup online: Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Staphylococcus epidermidis, and E. coli. Makeup

Swatched, used makeup is prohibited "...all makeup must be brand new, unswatched, and in its original packaging." It is so disappointing to come across these listings when I'm excited about the item. I block then report. The Beauty Brains podcast listed four possible disadvantages to buying used makeup online: Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Staphylococcus epidermidis, and E. coli. Makeup

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