Category: Microbiology

Leptospira Icterohaemorrhagiae 1

Leptospira Icterohaemorrhagiae

Leptospira Icteroheaemorrhagiae is a spirochete from the specie of Leptospira Interrogans.  It is distributed worldwide like Leptospira canicola. Reservior hosts of this disease are mainly rats. Leptospira Icteroheaemorrhagiae is transmitted...

Genus Staphylococcus 0

Genus Staphylococcus

Genus Staphylococcus Features Gram (+) cocci in small/large irregular clusters or in grape-like formation Measures 0.5-1.5 micrometer in diameter Facultatively anaerobic Non-selective. Grows well on ordinary culture media like nutrient...

Shigella Dysenteriae 0

Shigella Dysenteriae

Shigella Dysenteriae Common Name: Shiga bacillus, Bacillary dysenteriae General Characteristics Short rods, 0.5 to 0.7 u in width and 2 to 3 u in length Non encapsulated, non spore forming,...

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa 0

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Features Gram (-), small, slender rod usually straight but may be slightly curved. Motile with 1 to 3 polar flagella Nosporeforming; non encapsulated Stains readily with aniline dyes...

Neisseria Meningitidis 0

Neisseria Meningitidis

Features Gram (-), kidney or coffee-bean shaped intracellular diplococci Ferments glucose and maltose with acid production but not sucrose or lactose Inhabits the nasopharynx of sick persons and carriers Portal...

Genus Streptococcus 0

Genus Streptococcus

Genus Streptococcus has a characteristic feature with a of a gram positive cocci in short or long chain. It grows best on blood agar plate in order to see the...

Genus Neisseria 0

Genus Neisseria

Genus Neisseria has a specie called Neisseria gonorhea or commonly called Gonococcus. It has a gram negative, kidney or bean shaped intracellular diplococcic. This is usually killed when outside of the human body....

Clostridium Botulinum 0

Clostridium Botulinum

DESCRIPTION Large, obligate anaerobe, fastidious, gram (+), either in chain or occurs single, motile (peritrichous flagellation), sporeforming with spore located centrally; Grow well on meat-infusion medium and in blood agar...

Paramyxoviruses: German Measles 0

Paramyxoviruses: German Measles

German Measles is also known as Rubella or 3-day measles and is brought about by Rubella virus. Rubella virus, although classified as in the family of Togaviridae because of its...

Paramyxoviruses: Mumps 0

Paramyxoviruses: Mumps

Paramyxoviruses include those viruses which cause respiratory infections in infants, young children and as well as the causative agents for mumps and measles, which are the common contagious infections in...