Staphylococcus: General Characteristics & Laboratory Diagnosis

Gram-positive cocci (staphylococcus) are frequently isolated in clinical microbiology laboratories. Although the majority of gram-positive cocci are members of the indigenous microbiota, some species are pathogens. In this article, we’re going to discuss the most…

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Mycobacterium : Classification & General Properties

Mycobacterium is a genus of nonmotile, non–spore-forming, aerobic bacilli in the Mycobacteriaceae family. They are slightly curved rods with filamentous and branching forms on occasion. They form mould-like pellicle in liquid medium; thus, the name…

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Dermatophyte test medium agar

Dermatophyte Test Medium: Principle and Colony characteristics

Dermatophytes are a distinct group of fungi that infect human and animal hair, skin, and nails, causing a variety of cutaneous infections known as ringworm. Dermatophytes such as Trichophyton, Microsporum, and Epidermatophyton cause the majority…

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17 Common Fungal Culture Media Used In Mycology

The clinical laboratory has access to a variety of enrichment and selective media for the isolation and identification of pathogenic fungi. The majority of the media mentioned in this article are commercially available in dehydrated…

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Brain Heart Infusion Broth

Brain Heat Infusion Broth :Principle and Cultural characteristics

Brain Heat Infusion Broth is highly nutritious and is recommended for the propagation of pathogenic cocci and other fastidious organisms associated with blood culture work and allied pathological investigations, as well as for Staphylococcus aureus…

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