TYPES OF PYROGENS

July 28, 2020 Microbiology 0

There are basically two types of pyrogens: Exogenous pyrogens Endogenous pyrogens. EXOGENOUS PYROGENS Exogenous pyrogens are endotoxins or lipopolysaccharide (LPS) components of Gram negative bacteria […]

PYROGENS

July 2, 2020 Microbiology 0

A pyrogen is simply defined as a fever-causing (inducing) agent that includes toxins of microorganisms. The phrase “pyrogens” is derived from the Greek word “Pyros” […]

INDICATOR ORGANISMS

June 20, 2020 Microbiology 0

Indicator organisms are microorganisms that signify the possible contamination of food or food products as well as other materials or environment. They are organisms whose […]