The “works with very small and potentially dangerous organisms” badge.


In which recipient conducts hazardous research on very small creatures.



  1. Is it weird to think bacteria are cute? Especially when they zip around in a wet mount! I enjoy thinking that I work with tiny animals all day. Trichomonas, with their membranes undulating seductively in a wet prep of a cervical swab are also always a treat.

  2. Ooops, I meant they were a treat to SEE, they’re not so much a treat for the swabee… I tend to forget about the patient! There’s a reason I’m not in patient care.

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