Understanding Meningitis

  • September 24, 2018
  • Premier Medical Laboratory Services
Meningitis is a fairly rare infection of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. These membranes are called meninges, hence the term meningitis. There are several types...

Symptoms of Whooping Cough

  • September 10, 2018
  • Premier Medical Laboratory Services
Due to the years of medical research, many of the ‘old time’ illness, such as the following showed rarity. Medical communities all agreed that there was no longer any...

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...

Benefits of Breastfeeding

  • August 15, 2017
  • Premier Medical Laboratory Services
Some mothers decide to breastfeed their babies when they are born while others would rather not embark on this journey. The topic of breastfeeding tends to be a pretty...

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...