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Bacterial growth - logarithmic vs. exponential?

Why is the log phase of bacterial growth called the log phase, when it actually resembles an exponential curve rather than a logarithmic curve? I'm really dusty on my math, can someone explain this to me?
posted by jolyn on Nov 13, 2013 - 15 answers

the sound of silence

YANMD filter: is my laryngitis bacterial or viral? If the former... weekend medical clinics in Manhattan? Halp. [more inside]
posted by kestrel251 on Oct 8, 2010 - 8 answers

Please, go away and stay away!

Why does Bacterial Vaginosis keep coming back? [more inside]
posted by lwclec072 on Feb 13, 2010 - 8 answers

Germs on my hands

Is it possible for bacteria, and/or viruses to ever physically adapt to soap, alcohol, peroxide, iodine, ect.? [more inside]
posted by MrMulan on Nov 16, 2009 - 14 answers

Icky nail infection in NYC: Derm recommendations in midtown?

Manhattan dermatologist who can see me this week to handle an out of control icky infection (classic manicure-from-hell scenario)? The closer to Grand Central-ish, the better! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 28, 2008 - 4 answers


Can one use Lactobacillus acidophilus to treat bacterial vaginosis and, if so, how? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 16, 2008 - 11 answers

How do I deal with the depression stemming from a really bad year?

I have been beset by crappy luck and chronic health problems in the past year. It's been extremely stressful, worsened by the fact these very health problems prevent me from employing my normal methods of dealing with stress. I'm spiraling quickly downward into mood-swings and depression and I don't know what to do. How did you deal with your stressful periods? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 13, 2007 - 25 answers

help for chronic vaginal infections?

Yeast? Bacterial vaginosis? Something else? It's getting chronic and I'm starting to despair. For details about girly parts, there's [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 18, 2006 - 23 answers

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