BIOTERRORISM

December 9, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the loveBioterrorism is simply defined as the unauthorized, threatened, and deliberate use of microbes (including bacteria, fungi or viruses) and their products (e.g. spores […]

ZOONOTIC INFECTIONS

December 8, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the loveThe phrase ‘Zoonosis’ is a Greek word that comes from zoon (which means animal) and osis (which means ill). Zoonoses (plural: zoonosis) therefore, […]

QUORUM SENSING

December 5, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the loveQuorum sensing (QS) is defined as the cell-to-cell interaction (communication) between one bacterium and another, and which allows them to share genetic information […]

MALARIA

November 22, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the loveMalaria is an insect-transmitted parasitic disease characterized by recurrent episodes of fever and anaemia (loss of blood) in some cases caused by the […]

LIFE CYCLE OF MOSQUITO

November 21, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the loveMosquito species including those of Anopheles carry out effective breeding and survival in freshwaters (i.e. waters with low salinity) than in salt waters […]

LEISHMANIASIS

November 20, 2021 Microbiology 1
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Spread the loveLeishmaniasis is the parasitic disease caused by the protozoal organism, Leishmania. The disease affects the skin, spleen and the liver, and it is […]