Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the strain of Pseudomonas most commonly associated with infections in humans. It is a Gram-negative rod, motile by means of a single flagellum, and is a common inhabitant of soil and water as well as surfaces in contact with soil or water.  Because of this and its ability to tolerate a wide […]

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Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus aureus became a problem in the mid-20th centrury when it found its way into hospitals. According to the CDC, Staphylococcus aureus (staph) is a common soil bacterium that about 30% of people carry in their noses. Most staph is harmless and lives peacefully on the skin and mucous membranes of humans. However, in healthcare […]

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Introducing our Four-Part Water Purity Series

Over the coming weeks, Ultimate Labs will be posting a series of blogs about water testing. We want to share what we know, to help laboratories like yours secure compliance and achieve water safety, with as little work and stress as possible. The information stream starts here… Your water starts its journey at the source: […]

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