meningitis

Causative agents of meningitis
Basic Sc. Microbiology Presentations

Meningitis : Causative Agents and Lab diagnosis

Presentation on Etiological factors and Laboratory Diagnosis of Meningitis Objective 1: To list the important causative agents of meningitis. TYPES OF MENINGITIS Acute Pyogenic Meningitis Aseptic Meningitis Chronic Meningitis Tuberculous Fungal Syphillitic Protozoal Helminthe Causative agents of acute pyogenic meningitis • Neonates – Escherichia coli – Group B streptococci – Listeria monocytogenes – Streptococcus pneumoniae […]

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Neisseria
Microbiology

Microbiology of Neisseria Meningitidis

Notes on Classification, Morphology, Colony Characteristics, Biochemical Properties, Serogroups, Virulence factors, Pathogenesis, Clinical Syndrome, Epidemiology, Prophylaxis and Laboratory Diagnosis of Neisseria Meningitidis Classification Family: Neisseriaceae Genus: Neisseria Species: Neisseria Meningitidis Morphology Gram negative diplococcus (paired) Size: 0.6-0.8 μm Bean shaped Non-motile Aerobe Encapsulated Colony characterisitics Color: Bluish grey Shape: Round Size: About 1mm Surface: Smooth […]

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