65 minutes | Jan 28, 2021

Episode 60: [Recap] World Antimicrobial Awareness Week - Conversation with Dr Tina Joshi

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) (18-24th of November) aims to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections. In this episode Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham discusses antimicrobial awareness, antimicrobial resistance, microbial diagnostics and infection with Dr Tina Joshi (bio. available https://mondayscience.wixsite.com/podcast), Lecturer in Molecular Microbiology at the University of Plymouth. Episode image credit: https://unsplash.com/ Additional Information Publication mentioned with Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) image of  Clostridium difficile spores survive on hospital gown fibres after disinfection. Biocide Resistance and Transmission of Clostridium difficile Spores Spiked onto Clinical Surfaces from an American Health Care Facility  - 10.1128/AEM.01090-19 Dr Tina Joshi was involved in the "The End of Medicine" documentary due to be released in 2021 COVID mink analysis shows mutations are not dangerous — yet, Nature News King's College London Fight the Fakes - https://kclfightthefakes.wixsite.com/kingsftf Episode 2 (recap) Episode summary available MondayScience.Medium.com Let us know what you thought of the episode. Subscribe, follow, comment and get in touch! Submit your questions or send your voice note questions (up to 30 seconds) via www.mondaysciencepodcast.com e. MondayScience2020@gmail.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/mondayscience/message
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