Thorat Swab Culture and Sensitivity: Introduction, Report, Clinical Significance, Common Pathogens, and Keynotes

Pin point beta-haemolytic colony of Streptococcus pyogenes (group A streptococci) on blood agar of throat swab culture

Introduction of Thorat Swab Culture and Sensitivity Thorat swab culture and sensitivity is a medical diagnostic procedure used to identify the causative agents of infections in the throat and determine their sensitivity to various antibiotics. It is commonly performed when a patient presents with symptoms …

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Streptococcus agalactiae: Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Introduction Streptococcus agalactiae, also known as Group B Streptococcus (GBS), is a Gram-positive bacterium that belongs to the Streptococcaceae family. It is a significant human pathogen and is commonly found in the gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts of healthy adults. While it may not cause any …

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Gram Positive Cocci (GPC): Introduction, and List of Bacteria, Keynotes, and Related Images

Introduction of Gram Positive Cocci ‘Gram Positive Cocci (GPC)‘ bacteria retain crystal violet dye and stain blue or purple on Gram’s staining. The most common medically important bacteria of GPC are Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Enterococcus species, Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus agalactiae and Staphylococcus saprophyticus. List …

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