Biochemical Test of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Biochemical Test of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Biochemical Test of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Basic Characteristics Properties (Pseudomonas aeruginosa) Capsule Some Non-Capsulated and Some are encapsulated (Pseudomonas aeruginosa secretes a capsule-like polysaccharide called alginate- Sumita Jain and Dennis E. Ohman 2005) Catalase Positive (+ve) Cetrimide Test Positive (+ve) Citrate … Read more

Candida albicans- An Overview

Habitat of Candida albicans Normal Habitat: mucosal membranes of human and other warm blooded animals. Also found in the gut, the vagina or also in the surface of the skin. Found in the digestive tract of birds also. Isolated from … Read more

What is Southern Blotting?

Southern Blot- Principle, Steps and Applications

Southern Blotting Definition The analytical technique that involves the transfer of a specific DNA, RNA or a protein separated on gel to a carrier membrane, for their detection or identification is termed as blotting. The process of transfer of the … Read more

Biochemical Test of Actinomyces israelii

Biochemical Test of Actinomyces israelii Basic Characteristics Properties (Actinomyces israelii) CAMP Negative (-ve) Capsule Non-Capsulated Catalase Negative (-ve) Flagella Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Positive (+ve) H2S Positive (+ve) Hemolysis Negative (-ve) Indole Negative (-ve) Motility Non-Motile … Read more

Cytokines- Mechanism of action and Functions

Cytokines- Mechanism of action and Functions

Cytokines Cytokines are a family of small proteins that mediate an organism’s response to injury or infection. Cytokines operate by transmitting signals between cells in an organism. Minute quantities of cytokines are secreted, each by a single cell type, and … Read more

What is Immunology?

Immunology

What is Immunology? Immunology is the study of how the body responds to foreign substances and fights off infection and other disease. Immunologists study the molecules, cells, and organs of the human body that participate in this response. Immunity Immunity … Read more

Biochemical Test of Streptococcus canis

Biochemical Test of Streptococcus canis Basic Characteristics Properties (Streptococcus canis) CAMP Negative (-ve) Catalase Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Positive (+ve) OF (Oxidative-Fermentative) Facultative anaerobes Shape Cocci Urease Negative (-ve) VP (Voges Proskauer) Negative (-ve) Fermentation of Adonitol Negative (-ve) Arabinose … Read more

Characteristics of Fungi

Characteristics of Fungi

Characteristics of Fungi Fungi are eukaryotic organisms means they have true nucleus which are enclosed in membranes. They are non-vascular organisms. They do not have vascular system. Xylem and Phloem are absent. Fungi have cell walls (plants also have cell … Read more

Biochemical Test of Providencia stuartii

Biochemical Test of Providencia stuartii

Biochemical Test of Providencia stuartii Basic Characteristics Properties (Providencia stuartii) Capsule Non-Capsulated Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Positive (+ve) Flagella Flagellated Gas from glucose Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Negative (-ve) Growth in KCN Positive (+ve) H2S Negative … Read more

Aerobic and Facultatively Anaerobic Gram-Positive Cocci

Aerobic and Facultatively Anaerobic Gram-Positive Cocci

Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium Clinical Features Urinary tract infections, peritonitis, bacteremia, endocarditis Virulence Factors Relatively avirulent Staphylococcus aureus Clinical Features Suppurative infections: impetigo, folliculitis, furuncles, carbuncles, wounds Disseminated infections: bacteremia, endocarditis, pneumonia, empyema, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis Toxin-mediated infections: toxic … Read more

Biochemical Test of Hafnia alvei

Biochemical Test of Hafnia alvei Basic Characteristics Properties (Hafnia alvei) Capsule Non-Capsulated Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Positive (+ve) Flagella Flagellated Gas from Glucose Positive (+ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Negative (-ve) Growth in KCN Positive (+ve) H2S Negative … Read more