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How Will Agglutination Reaction Identify Pathogenic Bacteria
Specific DNA probes: Each organism has unique DNA and or RNA and probes specific to each organism can be created. Such probes allow the organisms to be detected in biological or other samples. For an example of such a test, visit this site: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC265465/ ...Read more
How do human diseases caused by bacteria react to antibiotics? How does that compare with how viruses react to antibiotics?
Pathogenic bacteria: Many different ways. Good discussion at wikipedia ...Read more
Can animals such as cats carry streptococcus pneumoniae and give it to a human causing bacteremia?
!antigens, antibodies, dna/rna sequences, toxins, proteins. Other ways to detect pathogens not already mentioned?-depends on the pathogen i assume..?
Culture them: Plenty of them will raise their families in the lab given the opportunity. Why do you ask? ...Read more
Rapid multiplication: Typhoid is a potentially fatal illness--as the bacteria enter the body in the lower end of your small intestine where the body cells actually engulf them and then transported via lymphatics to elsewhere. The bateria multiple so fast/overwhelms the cells and actually cause them to burst releasing more bacteria. The bacteria also release toxins and together causing typhoid. Prevent is best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to find the Bug (bacteria, virus, fingi, parassite, mycoplasma etc) that caused an orticaria, acute pneumonia, atypical broncospasm, mass ?
How to figure out the gram stain reaction without doing a gram stain in staphylococcus epidermidis?
Gram Positive: Staphylococcus epidermidis is always gram positive.Get a more detailed answer ›
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They don't usually: Antibody does not usually kill an antigen but binds it. The attachment may then, under certain circumstances , triggers the release of certain mediators or the influx of body cells (cytotoxic lymphocytes, macrophage etc) to do the job of killing. This is a very simplistic answer to a complex question however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wash and cook: Make sure you thoroughly wash all produce and remove the peel in unable to wash or water supply is questionable. Cook all meats thoroughly and do not use unwashed utensils used too handle raw meat to eat with. Also, ensure you store/refrigerate all left overs and don't let things sit out in the warmth for prolonged periods. ...Read more
Sometimes...: Sometimes, fleas may carry bacteria that can infect humans. The most important and most familiar flea-borne disease in the world is plague. Plague exists in most arid regions of the world, including the western United States. The second flea-borne disease is murine typhus, which occurs worldwide, including in the southwestern U.S. And hawaii. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can viruses and/or bacteria cause mutation(s) in human genes? If so, do stem cells correct the mutations after the viral/bacterial infection is gone?
Too complex: Cannot possibly begin to answer this question in the space of 400 characters. You need to discuss this face to face with somebody who specializes in the field. ...Read more
Can 16s sequencing of my intestinal bacteria identify any/all of following infections: h. Pylori, c. Jejuni, toxoplasma gondii?
Yes but...: Dna sequencing can identify most of the bacteria and also the % of those present. What you are going to use this for is perhaps the most important question and where are they located? I would check with your physician, find out what testing facility they are using and how extensive is the test. Some of the test only look for a few of the bacteria and don't measure them all. ...Read more
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