Cytomegalovirus (CMV)- Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Introduction Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a member of the herpesvirus family, specifically Human Herpesvirus 5 (HHV-5), and is a common viral pathogen that infects people of all ages. CMV is a widespread virus, and a majority of adults have been infected with it at some point …

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Microbes Responsible for Bloodstream Infections: Introduction, List of Microbes, and Keynotes

Microbes Responsible for Bloodstream Infections

Introduction of Microbes Responsible for Bloodstream Infections Bloodstream infections (BSIs) occur when microbes can enter the bloodstream as a severe complication of infections like pneumonia or meningitis, during surgery, or due to catheters and other foreign bodies invading the arteries or veins. Bloodstream infections (BSIs) …

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DNA Viruses: Introduction, Family, Common Names, Virion, Capsid Symmetry, Nucleic Acid Type, Grouping, and Keynotes

Virus nucleic acid Extraction setup

Introduction of DNA Viruses The virus is an obligate intracellular infectious agent and on the basis of nucleic acid, it is of two types-DNA viruses and RNA viruses. DNA viruses have DNA genomes. They are replicated by either host or virally encoded DNA polymerases.Some clinically …

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