More Than Just Laboratory Results
Dr. Jackson Kung'u, PhD.
Bacteria are natural inhabitants of most environments. They are isolated from virtually any surface and liquids. Bacteria proliferate when both environmental and nutritional conditions are favourable. Bacteria can be categorised into 2 groups. The gram positive and gram negative depending on their color after gram stain test. … [Read More...]
What is the difference between mold and mildew? Mold (also spelt as mould) refers to a microfungus whose body is made up of a network of branching filaments (called mycelium). Mildew on the other hand refers to a plant disease in which the pathogen (mold) is seen on the surface of the host. However, mildew and mold are used interchangeably to refer to microfungi. … [Read more...]
Many times, we come across the term “yeast”. So what are these yeasts? Yeasts are usually defined as unicellular (one-celled) fungi which multiply by budding i.e. by producing daughter buds from the mother cells which then form clusters or branched chains of single cells resulting into a colony with a variety of colors like white to cream and pink to orange. The Role Of Yeasts In The … [Read more...]