What Are Vaccines?

  • August 24, 2017
  • Premier Medical Laboratory Services
When you hear the word “Vaccine,” you may get this word confused with two other words, “Vaccinations” and ” Immunizations.” This article will explain simply and exactly what a...

Different Types of Immunizations

  • August 16, 2017
  • Premier Medical Laboratory Services
Immunizations have helped safeguard young and old from potentially life-threatening diseases and the spread of harmful viruses for decades. Thousands of fatalities occur each year from infections that could...

Causes of Group B Strep

  • July 13, 2017
  • Premier Medical Laboratory Services
  What is Group B Strep? Group B strep are bacteria that can colonize in the vagina, rectal, and intestinal area of healthy adults and pregnant women. Statistically, about...

What is Salmonella?

  • November 22, 2016
  • Premier Medical Laboratory Services
Image is from USDA Blog Every year one million people fall victim to the debilitating effects of salmonella. An invasive food-borne illness this rod-shaped bacterium causes an estimated 380...

Understanding Foodborne Outbreaks

  • October 4, 2016
  • Premier Medical Laboratory Services
Image is from stopdrugshortages.org A foodborne outbreak occurs when there are two or more cases of confirmed illness after consumption of a specific food product. These outbreaks involve the...