What Is Satellite Phenomenon Microbiology

1. What is chocolate agar?

2. Define X and V factors.

3. Name three species of Haemophilus and indicate the types of infection with which each may be associated.

4. What is the satellite phenomenon?

5. What is the incidence of Haemophilus influenzae as an agent of meningitis in infants and children under 3 years of age? In adults?

6. Why is a direct smear of spinal fluid essential when bacterial meningitis is suspected?

7. Name the etiologic agent of diphtheria and describe the media used to isolate it from a clinical specimen.

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8. How can a diphtheroid be distinguished from the agent of diphtheria?

9. What is a virulence test and how is it performed?

10. Can diphtheria be transmitted directly via the respiratory route? If so, how?

11. How is diphtheria prevented?

12. Why is early laboratory diagnosis of diphtheria important?

13. What is the etiologic agent of whooping cough and what media are used to isolate it?

14. What is the preferred specimen for diagnosing whooping cough?

15. How can transmission of respiratory infections be prevented?

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    What is satellite phenomenon microbiology?
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  • Alanna Murphy
    What is the etiologic agent of whooping cough and what media are used to isolate it?
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    What is satelite effect in microbiology?
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    What is the satellite phenomenon haemophilus?
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    What is the satellite phenomenon and how does it work ?
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    What is satellitation in microbiology?
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    WHAT DOES SATELLITING MEAN IN BACTERIOLOGY?
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    How can diphtheroid be distinguished from the agent of diptheria?
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