Ocular Microbial Infections

The eyes of 20 patients with primary immunodeficiency syndromes were examined and microbial cultures of their lids and conjunctivae were made. Nine patients had a history of recurrent external ocular infections and six of these had active blepharitis or...

Rare Infectious Diseases

Rare Infectious Diseases cause outbreaks, epidemics, even pandemics that spread from continent to continent. Rare diseases caused by infectious agents rather than genetic or environmental factors. Some of the diseases are Acanthamoeba keratitis, Progressive vaccinia,...

Respiratory Infections

Respiratory Tract Infection refers to any of a number of infectious diseases involving the respiratory tract. An infection of this type is normally further classified as an upper respiratory tract infection (URI or URTI) or a lower respiratory tract infection (LRI or...

Agricultural Microbiology

Agricultural microbiology is a branch of microbiology dealing with plant-associated microbes and plant and animal diseases. It deals with the microbiology of soil fertility such as microbial degradation of organic matter and soil nutrient transformations. Bacteria...

Space Microbiology

The responses of microorganisms like viruses, bacteria cells, bacterial and fungal spores, and lichens to selected factors of space microgravity, galactic cosmic radiation, solar UV radiation, and space vacuum were determined in space and laboratory simulation...

Marine Microbiology

Marine microbiology is the study of microorganisms and non-organismic microbes that exist in saltwater environments including the Open Ocean, coastal waters, and estuaries on marine surfaces and in sediments. Defining marine microbiology means determining what exactly...

Medical Microbiology

Medical microbiology is a branch of medical science and deals with studies on microbiology applied to medicine. It is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. In addition, this field of science studies various clinical...

Pathogenicity of Microbes

Infectious diseases are caused by microorganisms like fungi, bacteria, viruses and even parasites. They are contagious and transmitted by insects, animals and by taking contaminated food and water. Chickenpox, measles, typhoid are some of the infectious diseases. Some...

Microbes in Human Welfare

There are different microbes in different parts of the body such as skin, gut, reproductive tract etc. The most important microbes found in human body are gut microflora. The stomach microflora includes streptococcus, staphylococcus etc. These bacteria are able to...

Nosocomial Infections

Infections caused in hospitals, nursing homes, healthcare units are called nosocomial infections. Nosocomial infections are also known as hospital hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). Bacteria, fungus, and viruses cause HAIs, bacteria alone cause 90 percent of...
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