Vol. 2, No. 2
Feb. 2010
UHL first to confirm salmonella in nationwide outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo.

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Chemists complete UI biomedical series

Chemists Marie Assem and Silas Osiohwo recently completed a series of 15 courses as part of a program on biomedical research at the University of Iowa.

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Edible Aquifers and Germy the Germ take virtual form

Students who want to build "Edible Aquifers" or meet "Germy the Germ" can now do so from the Education and Training section of the Hygienic Laboratory website.

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Human puzzle forms on ice to raise awareness

The third annual People's Art Project on Jan. 30 drew a record number of 205 volunteers who formed a 110-foot image of a cardinal on the ice of West Lake Okoboji near Lakeside Lab to raise environmental awareness.

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Ankeny lab conducts round two of newborn screening drill

The Hygienic Laboratory in Ankeny on Feb. 8 conducted the second phase of a newborn screening drill to practice emergency back-up capabilities with its counterparts at the Minnesota Department of Health.

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