Cryptococcus Infection

Cryptococci And Cryptococcosis

Cryptococcus is a yeast with a capsule that surrounds its cell. Cryptococcus belongs to the Phylum Basidiomycota, Subphylum Basidimycotina, Order Sporidiales, and Family Sporidiobolaceae...

Antimicrobial Agents Reaching Targets

CELLULAR PERMEABILITY BARRIER 1. For Bacterial Cytoplasmic Membranes A biological membrane that divides the interior of all cells from the outside environment is a...
Infections In Pregnancy and Neonates

Infections In Pregnancy and Neonates

Infections In Pregnancy and Neonates Infections in pregnancy Women of child-bearing age, whether pregnant or not, are susceptible to a wide range of infections....

Antibiotics- Overview

Antibiotics are compounds that prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi and also help in their lysis. Bactericidal antibiotics are antibiotics that cause bacterial...

Bacterial resistance to antibiotics

Bacterial resistance to antibiotics Resistance to glycopeptide antibiotics Vancomycin (isolated from the soil) and teicoplanin are the two most known glycopeptides and new semisynthetic...

Synthetic antimicrobial agents

Inhibitors of nucleic acid synthesis The selectively synthetic antimicrobial agents interfere with the functions of DNA and RNA. Some are sulphonamides and diaminopyrimidines  which...

Mechanism of Antibiotics Inhibition In Bacteria   

Mechanism of Antibiotics Inhibition In Bacteria    Peptidoglycan is the major component of the cell wall of almost all bacteria. It has structural roles...

Penicillin | The First Antibiotic

Penicillin | The First Antibiotic The accidental discovery of penicillin was done by Alexander Flemming  in the year 1939  which was later cultured by...

Normal Flora in Body

Normal Flora In Body The collection of species found in the normal, healthy individual and which usually co-exist peacefully in a balanced relationship with...

Virulence factors of Bacteria

Virulence factors of Bacteria Pathogenicity is referred to as the ability of microbial species to produce disease and virulence is referred to the ability of...