GIARDIASIS

November 19, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the loveGiardiasis is a water-borne protozoal diarrheal-disease that is cause by parasites in the genus Giardia. The disease is a common intestinal infection which […]

DRACUNCULIASIS

November 17, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the loveDracunculiasis is a crippling parasitic disease that is caused by a tissue nematode (roundworm) which is usually found in the subcutaneous tissue of […]

OVERVIEW OF VACCINES

November 16, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the loveVaccines are biological substances that contain attenuated microorganisms or microbial preparations and/or antigens to a particular infectious disease agent, and which are used […]

ANTIBODIES

November 9, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the loveAntibodies are soluble protein molecules produced by the B cells of the immune system in response to a specific antigen that entered the […]

PRESERVATION AND SANITIZATION

November 1, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the lovePreservation Preservation is the process of preventing microbial growth in manufactured products such as canned foods, pharmaceuticals and medications. Microorganisms are ubiquitous, and […]

STERILIZATION AND FILTRATION

October 30, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the loveSterilization Sterilization is defined as the process of making an object or material sterile (i.e. totally free from microbial cells, inclusive of viruses). […]

DISINFECTION AND ANTISEPSIS

October 29, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the loveDisinfection Disinfection is defined as the killing, elimination or removal and the inhibition of microbial growth on inanimate objects (i.e. on non-living surfaces […]

BETA-LACTAMASE ENZYME CLASSIFICATION

October 26, 2021 Microbiology 0
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Spread the loveBeta-lactamases are enzymes secreted by both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, and which have the ability to hydrolyze (breakdown) beta-lactam antibiotics. Beta-lactamases are responsible […]