Components of Bright field microscope and difference in illumination with darkfield microscope.
Bacteriology

Dark-field Microscopy: Principle and Uses

Last updated on June 11th, 2021Dark-field microscopy is a technique that can be used for the observation of living, unstained cells and microorganisms. In this microscopy, the specimen is brightly illuminated while the background is […]

Bacteriology

Bactec Automated Blood Culture System

Last updated on June 4th, 2021Automated blood culture systems are the primary choice for the detection of pathogens from blood specimens. Instead of manually read broth-based conventional methods, laboratories use continuously monitored, automated blood culture […]

Immunology

Antigens in disease diagnosis

Last updated on May 25th, 2021Detection 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 […]