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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Microbiology and More Gallery: Introduction, List of Photos, and Keynotes

Human Microbiome Agar Art

Introduction of Microbiology and More Gallery Microbiology and More Gallery is a random collection hub of microbes and laboratory medicine-related footage. This is the genuine work of the author. Most of the pictures are commonly those encountered by the laboratory personnel during their working period. …

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Staphylococcus aureus: Introduction, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, and Keynotes

Staphylococcus aureus: Introduction, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, and Keynotes

Introduction of Staphylococcus aureus Scientific classification of Staphylococcus aureus is given as: Domain Bacteria Phylum Firmicutes Class Bacilli Order Bacillales Family Staphylococceae Genus Staphylococcus Species aureus Table: Biological Classification of Staphylococcus aureus Staphyle means bunch and Kokko mean berry. Staphylococcus aureus was isolated by Pasteur (1880) from a pus sample. …

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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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Bile Esculin Test: Introduction, Principle, Test Requirements, Procedure, Result Interpretation, Uses, Limitation, Keynotes, and Related Footages

Bile Esculin Test: Introduction, Principle, Test Requirements, Procedure, Result Interpretation, Uses, Limitation, Keynotes, and Related Footages

Introduction of Bile Esculin test Bile esculin test is widely used to differentiate Enterococci from streptococci, other than streptococcus bovis as well as Yersinia enterocolitica from food and animal feeding stuff and Listeria monocytogenes which are bile tolerant and can hydrolyze esculin to esculetin, it reacts …

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Staphylococcus and Micrococcus: Introduction, Differentiating Features, Keynotes, and Related Footages

Staphylococcus Vs Micrococcus: Introduction, Differentiating Features, Keynotes, and Related Footages

Introduction of Staphylococcus and Micrococcus Staphylococcus (pleural-staphylococci) is spherical, non-motile, gram-positive in singles, pairs, and clusters. On nutrient agar, growth is opaque and golden yellow or white color. Catalase and coagulase test positive (Staphylococcus aureus), oxidase negative, aerobic or facultative anaerobe. Parasite of humans and …

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Pneumococcus and Viridans streptococci: Introduction, Differentiating Features, Keynotes, Pneumococcus, and Viridans streptococci Footages

Streptococcus pneumoniae Versus Viridans streptococci- Introduction, Differentiating Features, Keynotes, Pneumococcus, and Viridans streptococci Footages

Introduction of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Viridans streptococci Streptococcus pneumoniae is also called pneumococcus and pneumococcus is the commensals of the upper respiratory tract. It is an important etiological agent of pneumonia and otitis media in children that differs from streptococci in its morphology (diplococci), bile …

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Gram-Positive Bacteria Identification: Introduction, List of Common Bacteria, and Identification Keys

Staphylococcus aureus colony characteristics on Blood Agar-Golden yellow colony

Introduction of Gram-Positive Bacteria Identification Identification of Gram-positive bacteria is a little bit harder than Gram-negative bacteria since the most common bacterial etiological agents are Gram-negative bacteria and the vendors or suppliers are directly involved in supplying common tests reagents and test kit accessories. Due …

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