Tag: Habitat

Habitat and Morphology of Listeria monocytogenes 4.93/5 (27)

Habitat and Morphology of Listeria monocytogenes

Habitat and Morphology of Listeria monocytogenes Habitat of Listeria monocytogenes They are the natural pathogens of wide range of animals, birds, fish, ticks and crustacean. They are saprophytic in soil, water, sewage and plants decaying. They occasionally colonizes the human gastrointestinal tract (1-10%). They can be isolated from foods for human consumption, including raw and […]

Habitat and Morphology of Corynebacterium diphtheriae 4.55/5 (20)

Habitat and Morphology of Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Habitat and Morphology of Corynebacterium diphtheriae Habitat of Corynebacterium diphtheriae Found in nasopharynx as well as in skin lesions, which actually represent a reservoir for the spread of diphtheria. Also found in mouth, throat, nose, skin and wound of infected person. Animals do not easily contract diphtheria. Patients carry toxigenic organism upto 3 months after infection. […]

Habitat and Morphology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae 4.44/5 (34)

Habitat and Morphology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Habitat and Morphology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Habitat of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Human is only the natural host. Found in human urogenital tract. Rectal carriage in healthy individuals. Typically seen in pus cells (intracellular) Found intracellularly in polymorphonuclear leukocytes, or a specific category of white blood cells with varying shapes of nuclei. Morphology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Gram –ve […]

Habitat and Morphology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis 4.48/5 (27)

Habitat and Morphology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Habitat and Morphology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Habitat Human is only the know reservoir. Usually found in the lungs but can also live in any part of the body. They may be obligate pathogen, facultative or opportunistic pathogens or free living. Usually infect the mono-nuclear phagocytes. Can also be infected by the consumption of unpasteurized milk. […]

Habitat of E. coli 4.43/5 (14)

Habitat of E. coli

Habitat of E. coli E. coli was discovered by Theodor Escherich in 1885 after isolating it from the faeces of newborns. E. coli is the normal flora of human body. The niche of E. coli depends upon the nutrients availability within the intestine of host organisms. The primary habitat of E. coli is in the gastrointestinal (GI) […]

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