Immunology

Function of Antibodies

The function of Antibody (Ab) refers to the biological effect that antibody has on a pathogen or its toxin. In addition to binding an antigen (Ag), antibodies participate in various biological activities. Though they do […]

lab diagnosis of fungal disease

Laboratory diagnosis of Fungal Infections

Early diagnosis of fungal infection is critical for effective treatment.  For many decades, culture, direct microscopy, and histopathology have been the foundation for the diagnosis of fungal infections. Severely immunosuppressed patient population is continuously growing […]