Clinical Laboratory Gallery: Introduction, Contents, and Brief Description of Photos

Wet Mount Microscopy-Ready slide for observation

Introduction ‘Clinical Laboratory Gallery’ is a collection of genuine photos regarding stream of Clinical Laboratory like Stool and Urine Section (SUS), Phlebotomy, Clinical Haematology, Clinical Biochemistry, Blood Banking and Transfusion medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, Cytology and Histopathology, and Molecular Biology. Contents Collection of images are …

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Achromobacter xylosoxidans: Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Gram negative rods (GNRs) or Gram negative bacilli (GNBs)of Achromobacter xylosoxidans in Gram staining of culture microscopy

Introduction Achromobacter xylosoxidans is a gram-negative, non-fermenting bacterium that belongs to the family Alcaligenaceae. It is an aerobic, rod-shaped bacterium known for its versatile metabolic capabilities and its widespread distribution in various environments, including soil, water, and hospital settings. Originally classified as Alcaligenes xylosoxidans, the …

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Oxidase Test for Bacteria: Introduction, Principle, Procedure, Result Interpretation, and Keynotes

Oxidase Test for Bacteria: Introduction, Principle, Procedure, Result Interpretation and Keynotes

Introduction of Oxidase Test (Kovac’s Method)  Gordon and McLeod introduced the application of a dimethyl-phenylenediamine dihydrochloride solution to test for the presence of oxidase systems in 1928. In particular, they used the test to differentiate N. gonorrhoeae (oxidase test positive) from Staphylococcus species and Streptococcus species (oxidase negative). The sensitivity of the …

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