September 1, 2014 # 8:10 am # Microbiology # No Comment
Belongs to genera “lyssavirus” of family “rhabdoviridae”
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
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
October 13, 2013 # 9:48 pm # Microbiology, Presentations # 2 Comments
A presentaion on rheumatoid factor and its significance in diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis by students of Kist Medical College
To define Rheumatoid Factor .
To explain briefly its significance in the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid factor (RF) is an autoantibody that is directed against organism’s own tissues, most relevant in rheumatoid arthritis.
An antibody against the Fc portion of IgG, which is …
November 20, 2011 # 4:35 pm # Microbiology # No Comment
Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex (MTC):
Nonmotile, nonsporing and noncapsulated bacillus arranged singly or in group
Has a complex peptidoglycan arabinogalactan mycolate cell wall that is approximately 60% lipid, resulting in acid-fastness, poor Gram staining (weakly gram positive), and resistance to drying and many chemicals
Mycobacterium tuberculosis appears slender, straight or slightly curved rod with beaded or barred appearance …
October 5, 2011 # 1:07 am # Microbiology # 3 Comments
2 Anatomic Categories:
1. Upper UTI:
Acute pyelitis (renal pelvis)
Acute pyelonephritis (renal parenchyma)
2. Lower UTI:
Cystitis (urinary bladder)
Obstruction of urinary flow: Benign Prostate Hypertrophy, Calculus, Tumor, etc.
Surgery: on the kidney or urinary tract
Catheters: inserted through the urethra into the bladder
Diabetes Mellitus and Immunocompromised states
Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR): Reflux of urine from bladder up into ureters and renal pelvis
Neurogenic bladder or Bladder diverticulum