FATTOM

AcronymDefinition
FATTOMFood, Acid, Temperature, Time, Oxygen and Moisture (mircrobe growing conditions)
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As we were congratulating ourselves for a job well done, several questions arose regarding hazardous versus nonhazardous foods and the need for refrigeration, particularly for those items about which every instinct says "hazardous." Seizing the opportunity to impart a bit of sanitarian wisdom, we started expounding on "FATTOM"--the six conditions bacteria need to multiply.
Fattom, with the biotechnology company Nabi in Rockville, Maryland, had what Guidry was looking for: a single serotype of S.
Fattom of Nabi, a pharmaceutical company in Rockville, Md.
The human immune system tends to overlook carbohydrate molecules, so Fattom and his colleagues built the vaccine by attaching the two microbial carbohydrates to an engineered version of a protein from another bacterium.