Microbiology

Cholera sickens 3 million to 5 million people around the world every year, leading to…
These days, your microbiology lab faces increased staffing, time and workflow pressures. Yet you can’t…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released the first solid evidence that…
Since some species exhibit periodicity (i.e. circulation of microfilariae in increased numbers at certain times…
Spanish health authorities said on Thursday they were investigating a possible outbreak of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic…
An affordable, widely available test can impact today`s biggest healthcare challenge.
“I can focus my slide under 10×, but not under 40×.” A common reason for…
When the recipient’s ABO and Rh blood groups are determined, the donor blood unit that…
APTT is a measure of coagulation factors in intrinsic pathway (F XII, F XI, high…
PT assesses coagulation factors in extrinsic pathway (F VII) and common pathway (F X, F…
BLEEDING TIME The bleeding time test is dependent on appropriate functioning of platelets blood vessels…
Thrombin time assesses the final step of coagulation i.e. conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin by…
This is a newly introduced screening test for platelet function that assesses both platelet adhesion…
Hemostais and Bleeding Disorders Hemostasis or haemostasis (from the Ancient Greek: αἱμόστασις haimóstasis "styptic (drug)")…
Life history of malaria parasite consists of two cycles of development: asexual cycle or schizogony…
PREPARATION OF BLOOD SMEAR (WEDGE METHOD) (1) A small drop of blood (2-3 mm in…
Blood Smear A blood film or peripheral blood smear is a thin layer of blood…
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