Actinobacteria- An Overview


Actinobacteria are Gram-positive, aerobic or facultative, spore-forming bacteria belonging to the order Actinomycetales, characterized by high guanine and cytosine (G + C) content (>55 mol %) in DNAs and rod-shape … Read more

Serratia marcescens- An Overview

Serratia marcescens

Since the 1990s, Serratia marcescens, a gram-negative bacillus categorized as an Enterobacteriaceae member, has been known to cause infections acquired in hospitals. Serratia spp. are gram-negative, motile rods without endospores. … Read more

Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB)

Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB)

Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) is a group of A. baumannii which have developed resistance against the carbapenems. Acinetobacter is a genus of aerobic, glucose non-fermentative, rod-shaped (more precisely, cocco-bacilli), Gram-negative … Read more

ESKAPE Pathogens and Antimicrobial Resistance

ESKAPE Pathogens

ESKAPE Pathogens are a group of multi-drug resistant pathogenic bacteria, mostly responsible for nosocomial (hospital-acquired) infections. ESKAPE is a group of 6 highly pathogenic bacteria associated with severe nosocomial infections. … Read more

Enterococcus faecalis- An Overview

Enterococcus faecalis Overview

The GI tract is home to a particular kind of bacteria called Enterococci. These bacteria come in at least 18 different species. One of the most prevalent species is Enterococcus … Read more