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Staphylococcus aureus

Definition Noun A gram-positive spherical and facultative bacterium arranged in cluster involved as pathogens of several... Read More

Opportunistic pathogen

Opportunistic Pathogen Definition How do we define opportunistic pathogen? The opportunistic pathogen is an infectious... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Phenol coefficient

Chemical disinfectants are categorized based on the power of their disinfection for microbes and viruses. Strong... Read More

Cell morphology

The basic essence for any living organism is its structural framework which includes appearance, form, and the... Read More

Influenza

Influenza An acute viral infection involving the respiratory tract, occurring in isolated cases, in epidemics or in... Read More

Reverse passive agglutination

Definition noun A type of agglutination reaction in which known antibody is bound to a carrier particle instead of the... Read More

Lobar pneumonia

Definition noun (pathology) A type of pneumonia that affects the lobe or an enormous section of a lung, and is often caused... Read More

Gastroenteritis

Definition noun An inflammation of the lining of the gastrointestinal tract, particularly of the stomach and the... Read More

Bacteriolysin

Definition noun, plural: bacteriolysins (1) A specific antibody that combines with bacterial cells (antigens) and, in the... Read More