Bacteriology

Urea Breath Test (UBT) for H.Pylori

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021Urea breath test (UBT) is a qualitative and non-invasive rapid test for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori (the major cause of gastric and duodenal ulcers) infections. Helicobacter pylori is a fastidious bacterium that is […]

Bacteriology

X and V factor test for Haemophilus

Last updated on June 13th, 2021X factor (hemin) and V factor (nicotinamide-adenine-dinucleotide, NAD) requirement tests are done for the identification and differentiation of Haemophilus spp. especially identification of Haemophilus influenzae, which causes deadly diseases like meningitis, […]