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pneumonia

(Science: chest medicine) inflammation of the lungs with consolidation.


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Re: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?

... turned out it was actually negative and I did that one test wrong somehow (I dont know why or how that could happen!) but it was supposed to be s.pneumonia). Just because of one little mistake, all my results ended up being ruined and not making sense, hence why I kept asking questions here since ...

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by SweetSarah
Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:36 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?
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BCYE agar plates and legionella culture

... McDade et al. identified Legionella pneumophila as the causative agent of Legionnaires’ disease, a multisystem disease manifested primarily by pneumonia.1,2 In 1978 a new medium, F-G Agar, resulted in improved growth of L. pneumophila, a very fastidious organism.3 Freely et al. modified F-C ...

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by LedBulb900Lumen
Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: BCYE agar plates and legionella culture
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seeking opinion on an unknown

... it's not any of your choices. C freundii is out as it's indole -ve. E aerogenes is out as it's indole -ve. S flexneri is out as it's VP -ve. K pneumonia is out as it's MR -ve. P vulgaris is out as it's citrate -ve. S enteriditis is out as it's indole -ve.

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by Cat
Sat Dec 10, 2011 7:12 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: seeking opinion on an unknown
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seeking opinion on an unknown

... I have: Gram Negative Rods Motility negative MR-VP positive Citrate positive Indole Positive My choices are : C freundii E aerogenes S flexneri K pneumonia P vulgaris S enteriditis I am leaning towards E. aerogenes as it is fitting well with the above tests according to Bergey's manual. Anything ...

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by sully325
Tue Dec 06, 2011 6:11 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: seeking opinion on an unknown
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How is the antibodies produced??

... a portion of memory cells. The cells hold the appropriate response by the body when encountering bacteria. For example, after one encounters pneumonia and the body fights it off, the antibodies add a memory cell to remember the makeup of pneumonia and how best to fight it.

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by lovetube
Wed Jul 13, 2011 12:27 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How is the antibodies produced??
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