HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE

August 16, 2020 Microbiology 0

Haemophilus influenzae is a small, Gram-negative, non-sporulating, non-motile, urease positive, indole positive, pleomorphic, rod-like or coccobacillus blood-loving bacterium in the family, Pasteurellaceae. H. influenzae, a […]

CORYNEBACTERIUM DIPHTHERIAE

July 17, 2020 Microbiology 0

Corynebacterium diphtheriae is a Gram-positive, non-spore forming, aerobic, rod-shaped and motile bacterium that causes diphtheria, an upper respiratory tract illness. They are pleomorphic organisms exhibiting […]

NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE

June 29, 2020 Microbiology 0

Neisseria gonorrhoeae is a Gram-negative, oxidase-positive, non-motile, non-sporulating, non-capsulate, diplococcus found asymptomatically in humans. N. gonorrhoeae is found in the family Neisseriaceae and genus Neisseria […]

LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES

June 15, 2020 Microbiology 0

Listeria monocytogenes is a Gram-positive, catalase-positive, non-spore forming, aerobic or anaerobic intracellular rod bacterium in the genus Listeria and family Listeriaceae. L. monocytogenes can also […]

SHIGELLA DYSENTERIAE

June 15, 2020 Microbiology 0

Shigella dysenteriae is a Gram-negative, lactose-negative, non-motile, facultatively-anaerobic and rod-like bacterium that is responsible for bacillary dysentery (bloody diarrhea) in humans. Biochemically, S. dysenteriae is […]

SALMONELLA (S. TYPHI)

June 15, 2020 Microbiology 0

Salmonella Typhi is a Gram-negative, non-lactose fermenting and facultative straight rod found in the genus Salmonella and family Enterobacteriaceae. Most Salmonella (e.g., Salmonella Typhimurium) are […]

CLOSTRIDIUM TETANI

June 15, 2020 Microbiology 0

Clostridium tetani is a Gram-positive, motile, anaerobic, spore-forming, rod-shaped bacterium found in the genus Clostridium. It is the main causative agent of tetanus or lock […]