Outbreak: the microbe masters the mould

Australia, 1986

TV show
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Episode of Series “Horizon”.
Golden Staph is an organism which has developed various strains that are resistant to most of the antibiotics used today. This documentary looks at the very serious problems that resulted from an outbreak of this virulent organism at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, in 1981, and the stringent methods which were used to control the spread of infection.

Credits

co-producer

BBC-TV

David Dugan

Oliver Morse

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Appears in

Group of items

Horizon

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34169

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Biology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology

Television

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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