COVID-19: Are you prepared with the right Swabs?
Coronavirus: The family that has Shaken up the world
A Nightmare turned into Reality as COVID-19 is declared a Global Pandemic
Whether it is Asia, Europe or North America- Every continent now, seems to be infected with COVID-19. But what exactly is COVID-19 and how did it come into existence to cause such a mass level destruction. That is a very interesting question. Isn’t it?
Beginning with the history, COVID-19 was first reported in the Wuhan city of Hubei province in China. It is a viral...
Upgrade to enhanced hemolysis with Sheep Blood Agar plates
We as a patient are familiar with the word “hemolysis” which ideally means lysis of the erythrocyte, i.e. hemo for Blood and lysis for disintegration of cells. But what most of us don’t know is how these hemolytic reaction studies are being utilized by the doctors to understand the etiology of a disease.
So today in this article, we will discuss...
No More Silence. Combat Streptococcus Pyogenes with Easier Detection
With a little ignorance, a strep throat containing bacteria Streptococcus pyogenes or Strep A can develop into a flesh-eating bacterium that can take breaths of lakhs of people around the globe every year majorly from low- & middle-income countries. In the year 2019, an outbreak of Strep A in Essex, England killed 13 people and infected 35. These...
An insight into the Coronavirus outbreak: The new villain of the Decade
When the world was in the vacation mode to celebrate the New Year’s Eve, heartbreaking news surfaced in the media. Several people from the Wuhan city, Hubei Province of China were admitted to hospitals for cases reporting pneumonia.
On the 31st December 2019, WHO was alerted for several cases of pneumonia and as days passed the numbers started rising. The difficulty in...