Immunofluorescence Testing

In immunofluorescence testing, the fundamental tool is a fluorescent antibody, a fluorescent dye-labeled monoclonal antibody. For diagnosis, the two ways that fluorescent antibodies (FAbs) can be used. 1. Direct Testing …

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Complement Fixation test

An antibody that requires complement to complete the lysis of its antigenic target cell is termed a lysin or cytolysin. When lysins act in conjunction with the intrinsic complement system …

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Transduction and its types

The transfer of genetic material from one cell to another by a bacteriophage is called transduction. Bacterial genes may be transferred from strain to strain using bacteriophages as vectors. This …

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Griffith’s transformation experiment

Transformation is the process whereby cell free or naked DNA containing a limited amount of genetic information is transferred from one bacterial cell to another. The DNA is obtained from …

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Study Notes on Reproductive Health

Reproductive health refers to healthy reproductive organs with normal functions. However, it has a broader perspective as it involves well-being in other aspects too. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) …

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