MEDCHROME MAGAZINE

Latest Entries

Microbiology of Rabies Virus

Microbiology of Rabies Virus

Properties:

Belongs to genera “lyssavirus” of family “rhabdoviridae”
Bullet shaped
Nucleocapsid shows helical symmetry
ssRNA (single stranded RNA) virus
Outer lipoprotein envelope contains protruding hemagglutinating peplomer spikes

 
Street and Fixed virus Comparison:

Basis of difference
Street virus
Fixed virus

Definition
Freshly isolated viruses from natural human or animal infection that has not undergone any modification in the laboratory
Strains adapted to laboratory animals by several serial intracerebral passages in rabbits

Neurotropism
No
Yes

Incubation period
Long …

Threats to Human race – Disease, Nature or Mankind?

Threats to Human race – Disease, Nature or Mankind?

Since long people have feared Human extinction. We are all scared of a catastrophe that could wipe out human race on earth or endanger our species. Many times human race have been endangered, in real or in the minds.

The real dark days when, the small pox inflicted heavy casualties on the society, causing deaths and disability. It spread like tear-gas …

Infertility: disease, lifestyle choice or just bad luck?

Infertility: disease, lifestyle choice or just bad luck?

Chandler: Apparently, my sperm have low motility, and you have an inhospitable environment.
Monica: Oh. What does that mean?
Chandler: It means that my guys won’t get off their barcaloungers, and you have a uterus that is prepared to kill the ones that do.

Infertility was once referred to asthe ‘silent disorder’ buthas now found its ‘voice’. Around 1 in 7 couples have …

Doctor vs Machine in Medicine

Doctor vs Machine in Medicine

Sometimes the Ego of man may amaze even the machine. Often we have seen, Doctors denying the investigation reports and test reports challenging the Machine with their Clinical acumen. Is it fair to challenge the machine? Is this Doctor vs Machine a right thing? Can machine be right everytime? Let us debate on the topic.
In the Round, a patient was …


Subscribe Via Email

Enter Your Email To Subscribe

Blog Authors

BMI Calculator



Calculate calories burnt »

Relevant links

RSS Recent Questions in Medchrome

Recent Comments

RSS Recent Videos in Medchrome

Medchrome Networks

Established in 2009, The Network includes
Pedchrome- Pediatric Health Magazine
Epomedicine- E- Portal of Medicine
Medical tube - Video tube
Answers - Ask medchrome


Ask Medical Questions

Medanswers