Medical Microbiology

Normal Microbiota of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems

Normal Microbiota of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems

Normal Microbiota of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems Normal urine is sterile, However it should become contaminated with microbiota of the skin near the end of its passage through the urethra. Therefore, urine collected directly from the urinary bladder has fewer microorganism contaminants than voided urine. The predominant bacteria in the vagina are the lactobacilli. These bacteria produce …

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Mechanism of Drug action

Mechanism of drug action (antibacterial, antifungal, antiprotozoans)

Mechanism of drug action (antibacterial, antifungal, antiprotozoans) INTRODUCTION  Antimicrobial agents An antimicrobial is naturally occurring microbial products that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms. The microbial agent may be a chemical compounds and physical agents. These agents interfere with the growth and reproduction of causative organisms like bacteria, fungi, parasites, virus etc. Ideal characteristics …

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