Cholera: A Global Threat to Public Health

Cholera is an acute diarrheal illness caused by the toxigenic bacterium Vibrio cholerae, associated with significant global morbidity and mortality. Transmission occurs through ingestion of food or water contaminated with Vibrio cholerae.

Norgen scientist observing 50 cc urine collection and preservation device

Congratulations! You have collected your urine sample. What do you do now? Do you…

Norgen scientists examining a stool collection and preservation tube
origami bacteriophages on a laboratory shelf

If you have a passing familiarity with biological sciences then you have probably come across the term phage or bacteriophage before. But what exactly do they do?