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Gram Staining procedure and Interpretation

Gram Staining This is a technique used for the differentiation of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and is usually almost  the first test performed for the identification of bacteria. The Gram staining method, was named after the Danish bacteriologist…

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Action of Antibiotics against Microorganisms

The following are how antibiotic act against microorganism either In-vivo or In-vitro Protein synthesis Antibacterial action attacks the 30s portion of the ribosomic which causes a misreading of coding of RNA and as a result…

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ACTION OF COMBINED ANTIBACTERIAL AGENTS

In Microbiology,it is very important to understand the actions of various antibacterial agents in order to easily guide the physician when giving Chemotherapeutic treatment especially when carrying on susceptibility testing. Combination of antibiotics are often…

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Sabouraud Dextrose Agar (SDA) Composition, Principle, Uses, Preparation culture and Colony Morphology

Sabouraud Agar or Sabouraud Dextrose Agar or SDA is a type of agar growth medium containing peptones. SDA  is used to cultivate dermatophytes and other types of fungi, and can also grow filamentous bacteria such as…

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Eosin Methylene Blue (EMB) Agar : Principle purpose and colonies characteristics

Eosin Methylene Blue (EMB, also known as “levine emb agar formulation”) is a selective and differential culture medium for gram-negative bacteria. It’s contains dyes that are toxic to gram-positive bacteria making it selective. EMB is a selective and…

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TRICHURIA TRICHIURIS MORPHOLOGY ,SYMPTOMS ,LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

TRICHURIA TRICHIURIS Human are infected chiefly by a species of whipworm called Trichuris trichiuris or Trichocephalus trichiuris which are round worm nematode that causes Trichuriasis ,one of the neglected tropical disease that infects human and animals large intestine. Because of the worm shapes…

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PINWORM (ENTEROBIUS VERMICULARIS) SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT

Enterobius Vermicularis Pinworms are prevalent around the world, although they are not a serious threat to the overall health of individual, they do cause some discomfort through anal irritation and nervousness mostly in small children….

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CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC AGENTS AND THEIR USES IN SUSCEPTIBILITY TEST

Antibiotics may sometimes be called Antibacterial are chemotherapeutic agents that are naturally (Antibiotics) and synthetically (Antibacterial) produced and have lethal effect on microorganisms. In other words, Antibiotics are a type of Antimicrobial agent or drugs…

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Clinical Significance of Various Crystals Found In Urine

Naturally, Urine is a solution that contains as many dissolved substances(solutes) eliminated by the body as waste chemicals. These solutes  have the abilities to form crystals especially at higher concentration that can equally increase or…

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