Gnotobiotic and Germ-Free Animals

TransPharm Preclinical Solutions is a full-service contract research organization specializing exclusively in microbiology and infectious disease research. We regularly perform efficacy testing of novel antimicrobial therapeutics in mice and rats. Some specialized...

Drug Take Back Day

Prescription and over-the-counter medications are necessary for treating disease and saving lives, but they can also cause serious public health and safety concerns. A 2017 survey showed that 6 million Americans have misused prescription drugs, and the majority of...

Imaging Infections

TransPharm Preclinical Solutions performs efficacy testing of novel therapeutics against a wide variety of infections in mice and rats. Historically, analysis of microbial burden has been performed using tissue harvests and cultures, a multi-step method that can take...

Common Antibacterial Agent Contributes to Antibiotic Resistance

Stores are stocked with items promising to kill bacteria, and many consumers purchase those products in an attempt to protect themselves from infection. However, it turns out that could be doing more harm than good. A common ingredient in products you use every day...

Jackson is our Valentine

February 14th is all about love and we sure do love our town of Jackson, Michigan. In fact, on this day 126 years ago, Jackson officially became a city. And did you know that the rose is the official flower of Jackson, which is also known as the Rose City? How...

IACUC Approves Intratracheal Administration

TransPharm’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) recently approved intratracheal (IT) administration as a new route of inoculating and dosing mice. Intratracheal administration delivers infections and compounds directly to the lungs, while intranasal...