Gemella morbillorum-Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Gemella morbillorum in Gram staining of culture microscopy

Introduction Gemella morbillorum is a gram-positive bacterium, typically found in the human mouth, throat, and respiratory tract. It occasionally causes infections, particularly in immunocompromised individuals or those with underlying health conditions. Common infections include endocarditis, bacteremia, and abscesses. Notably, it can lead to serious complications …

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MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry: Introduction, Principle, Handling Procedure, Application, and Keynotes

Introduction Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry, commonly abbreviated as MALDI-TOF MS, is a powerful analytical technique used in the field of mass spectrometry. It is widely employed for the identification and characterization of a diverse range of molecules, including proteins, peptides, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, …

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VITEK 2 Compact and VITEK MS: Introduction, Differences and Keynotes

VITEK 2 Compact System: Introduction, Testing Requirements, Testing Procedure, Result Interpretation and Keynotes

Introduction The VITEK 2 compact system is an automated microbiology bacteria and yeasts identification and antimicrobial susceptibility system which uses biochemicals for microbial identification whereas, VITEK MS performs the same function by covering a large number of microbes in a short time period at a …

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