Wuchereria bancrofti is the name of a roundworm species. It is a parasite that attacks human lymph vessels.
Pasteurella are parasitic pathogens from the Brucella family. The bacteria preferentially attack farm animals, but can be transmitted to humans. The rod bacterium Pasteurella pestis is considered to be the causative agent of bubonic and pulmonary plague.
Candida lusitaniae are a species of the yeast type Candida, which actually occur as commensals in the human body, but can also cause infections if the immune system is weak. Fungemia can develop primarily from infections of the lungs
Candida parapsilosis is a yeast with a diploid set of chromosomes that affects human mucous membranes and can cause a fungal infection. The fungus is almost ubiquitous and normally occurs in humans as a heterotrophic commensal
Candida stellatoidea is a type of yeast that lives as a saprophyte and is not an obligatory pathogen. It is an opportunistic pathogen that infects the mucous membrane in patients with a weakened immune system
Candida tropicalis is a pathogenic strain of Candida. The fungus can cause a variety of systemic and non-systemic fungal infections in the body.
Penicillium is a mold that is widespread almost all over the world and occurs mainly in and on the ground. It can also be found on plants. Because of the branched shape of its reproductive organs, it is also called brush mold.
The purple-brown ergot fungus (Claviceps purpurea) is a hose fungus that grows parasitically on host plants such as rye, wheat, oats and barley. It is often found on wild grasses such as couch grass, lolch and field foxtail grass. There he can on
Clostridium botulinum is a rod-shaped bacterium that multiplies by forming spores. There are four different subgroups, all of which make up what is known as botulinum toxin. This can also be pathogenic for humans (disease-causing
Clostridium difficile is a gram-positive, rod-shaped, obligate anaerobic bacterium from the Firmicutes division. The endospore builder is one of the most important nosocomial germs and can lead to the occurrence of a
The genus Pestivirus includes several viruses from the Flaviviridae family. These viruses specialize in mammals. Pestiviruses attack cattle and pigs in particular and trigger serious illnesses in them, some of which are affected
Clostridium tetani is a bacterium from the clostridial family and causes the disease tetanus. Tetanus, also known as tetanus, is a wound infection that is often fatal.
The name of the horse roundworm stands for a roundworm that has attacked the horse's organism. Every horse pasture is considered to be infested, as the eggs of a horse roundworm remain viable for up to 10 years, which means that they can spread to other horses for a long time
The Corynebacterium diphtheriae is a gram-positive rod bacterium that belongs to the genus Corynebacteria. It triggers the disease diphtheria.
The Picornaviridae are a family of non-enveloped viruses. Most of the genera in the family are unusually resistant to acids and alcohol, allowing them to survive in the gastrointestinal tract. The most well-known viruses in the family include the poliovirus
A pilus is an adhesin that enables bacteria to attach to cells and thus helps colonize the host. Gram-negative bacteria in particular are typically equipped with one or more pili. The presence of pili
Enterococcus faecium is a bacterium that belongs to the enterococcal family and is found in the human intestinal flora. Outside the intestinal tract, it can cause symptoms such as urinary tract infections. In pharmacy it is used around
Plasmodium is a unicellular, cell wallless parasite that can attack mammals, birds and reptiles and belongs to the class of Apicomplexa (formerly: Sporozoa). Of the approximately 200 known species, 4 are known to cause malaria
Epidermophyton floccosum is a species of fungus from the subgroup Eurotiomycetidae and the class Eurotiomycetes, which belongs to the Onygenales and among them to the fungus family Arthrodermataceae and the genus Epidermophytes. The mushroom is
Fungi can be responsible for various illnesses and symptoms. They can get into the body through an unsanitary environment or, if present in it, begin with a weakened immune system through a massive increase