Immunology

Antigens in disease diagnosis

Detection of specific antigens present in the sample (blood, urine, CSF or stool) using immunologic methods such as precipitin tests, particle agglutination tests, immunofluorescence, immunochromatographic or enzyme immunoassays are the mainstay for the rapid diagnosis […]

Bacteriology

Deoxycholate Citrate Agar (DCA): Composition, Preparation, Uses and Colony Characteristics

This post was most recently updated on August 26th, 2019Deoxycholate Citrate Agar (DCA) is a selective and differential medium,  recommended for the isolation of enteric pathogens particularly Salmonella and Shigella species. Deoxycholate Citrate Agar is […]