Day: May 28, 2010


Hiccups or Singultus : Causes and Treatment

Hiccups or Singultus Hiccups most of the time are only benign phenomena and only last for a transient period. Seldom there may a serious disorder underlying the cause of hiccups. It may range from, Idiopathic cause to AMI and acute pancreatitis. Several differential diagnoses of cause of Hiccup are: Common Causes: Idiopathic Excessive smoking Excess […]

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MBBS Exams Microbiology

Staphylococcus Aureus : Lab Diagnosis and Diseases

STAPHYLOCOCCUS: Classification: Family: Micrococcacea Genus: Micrococcus and Staphylococcus Species: S.aureus, S.epidermidis, S.saprophyticus, M.luteus, etc. Streptoccaceae and Micrococcacea both are family of gram positive cocci. 1. Streptococcacea : Catalase negative 2. Micrococcacea : Catalase positive Based on coagulase production, micrococcacea are: a. Coagulase positive: S.aureus b. Coagulase negative: S.epidermidis, S.saprophyticus Micrococcus is strictly anaerobic, form irregular […]

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Microbiology Pharmacology Presentations

Antibiotic Resistance and factors for it

OBJECTIVES To Define Antibiotic Resistance. To Discuss Various Factors Affecting Antibiotic Resistance Antibiotic & Antibiotic Resistance • Antibiotic: any of various chemical substances,produced by various microorganisms, esp. fungi, or made synthetically and capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of microorganism. • People may exhibit allergic reactions to antibiotics, but they are not resistant to them. It is […]

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