Neisseria meningitiis in Gram Stain
Bacteriology

Neisseria meningitidis: Properties, Pathogenesis and Laboratory Diagnosis

Neisseria meningitidis also referred to as meningococci are fastidious, aerobic Gram-negative diplococci with adjacent sides flattened (lens-shape/half-moon-shaped). Though it is a commensal of nasopharynx for immunocompetent individuals, it may cause sepsis and meningococcal meningitis in […]

Bacteriology

Amies Transport Medium

Amies transport medium is a widely used and effective semisolid medium for the transportation of swab specimens to the microbiology laboratory. Placing swabs in a moist container or transport medium prevents drying and death of […]