February 28, 2018

USP 797 and Pharmaceutical Compounding

Assuring a Sterile Environment Launched in 2008 by the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), General Chapter 797 is, in part, a response to the history of […]
November 20, 2017

Deanna Kiska – New President of U.S. Micro-Solutions

Deanna Kiska, Ph.D. is the new President of U.S. Micro-Solutions, Inc., an environmental microbiology laboratory founded in 1996 by her father, Herb Layman. Deanna received her […]
November 20, 2017

Legionella is widespread, deadly, but preventable

The Centers for Disease Control have collected data on Legionnaires’ disease from 21 jurisdictions in the United States (20 states and 1 large metropolitan area).  Access […]
November 20, 2017

Legionella: the Silent Passenger

More than 20% of Legionnaires’ disease cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control are associated with travel, which includes travel on cruise ships.  Contaminated hot […]