Microbiology

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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…

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex (MTC): Mycobacterium tuberculosis Mycobacterium bovis Mycobacterium microti Mycobacterium africanum Mycobacterium canettii General Characteristics: Nonmotile, nonsporing and noncapsulated bacillus arranged singly or in group Has a complex peptidoglycan arabinogalactan mycolate cell wall that…