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Difference between Arteries and Veins 4.89/5 (19)

Difference between Arteries and Veins

Difference between Arteries and Veins     S.N. Characteristics Arteries Veins 1. Blood Circulation Arteries carry blood away from the heart to the tissues of the body. Veins carry blood from the tissues of the body back to the heart. 2. Blood Type Arteries carry oxygenated blood expect pulmonary artery. Veins carry deoxygenated blood except […]

Difference between Serum and Plasma 4.58/5 (38)

Difference between Serum and Plasma

Difference between Serum and Plasma       S.N. Characteristics Serum Plasma 1. Definition Serum is the liquid part of the blood after the coagulation. Plasma is a clear and yellowish fluid part of the blood. 2. Composition Serum is the water fluid from blood without the clotting factors. Plasma is the blood fluid that […]

Difference between Innate and Adaptive Immunity 4.54/5 (134)

Difference between Innate and Adaptive Immunity

Difference between Innate and Adaptive Immunity S.N. Characteristics Innate Immunity Adaptive immunity 1. Presence Innate immunity is something already present in the body. Adaptive immunity is created in response to exposure to a foreign substance. 2. Specificity Non-Specific Specific 3. Response Fights any foreign invader Fight only specific infection 4. Response Rapid Slow (1-2 weeks) […]

Difference between Replication and Transcription 4.32/5 (34)

Difference between Replication and Transcription

Difference between Replication and Transcription S.N. Characteristics Replication Transcription 1. Definition DNA replication is the process of making two daughter strand where each daughter strand contains half of the original DNA double helix. Transcription is the process of synthesis of RNA using DNA as a template. 2. Purpose To conserve the entire genome for next […]

Difference between Anthrax Bacilli and Anthracoid Bacilli 4.78/5 (32)

Difference between Anthrax Bacilli and Anthracoid Bacilli

Difference between Anthrax Bacilli and Anthracoid Bacilli S.N. Characteristics Anthrax Bacilli Anthracoid Bacilli 1. Motility Non-Motile Generally Motile 2. Capsule Capsulated Non-Capsulated 3. Shape Grow in long chains Grow in short chains 4. Medusa Head Colony Present Not Present 5. Growth in Penicillin Agar (10 units/ml) No Growth Grow Usually 6. Hemolysis Hemolysis absent or […]

Difference Between Mold and Yeast 4.46/5 (176)

Difference Between Mold and Yeast

Difference Between Mold and Yeast S.N. Characteristics Mold Yeast 1 Habitat Typically found in damp, dark or steam-filled areas. Very common. Can be found on fruit and berries, in the stomach of mammals and on skin, among other places. 2 Cell Multicellular (multiple celled) Unicellular (one cell) 3 Shape Filamentous fungi, Threadlike Round or oval […]

Community Acquired MRSA vs Hospital Acquired MRSA 4.53/5 (32)

Community Acquired MRSA vs Hospital Acquired MRSA

Community Acquired MRSA vs Hospital Acquired MRSA S.N. Characteristics Community Acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA) Hospital Acquired MRSA (HA-MRSA) 1. Clinical Infection Skin, Soft tissue, necrotizing pneumonia Pneumonia, urinary, bloodstream, surgical site (multiple site) 2. At risk populations Clusters and outbreaks in closed populations (prisoners, athletes, military, selected ethnic populations, intravenous drug users, soldiers) Outbreaks are associated […]

Difference between Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Neisseria meningitidis 4.5/5 (155)

Difference between Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Neisseria meningitides

Difference between Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Neisseria meningitidis Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Neisseria meningitidis are both Gram Negative Bacteria. They are diplococci, non-sporing, non-motile and oxidase positive. But they have some differences which are as follows: S.N. Characteristics Neisseria gonorrhoeae Neisseria meningitidis 1 Referred as Referred to as gonococcus. Referred to as meningococcus. 2 Agents N. gonorrhoeae […]

Difference Between Meningitis and Encephalitis 4.46/5 (173)

Difference Between Meningitis and Encephalitis

Difference Between Meningitis and Encephalitis Meningitis and encephalitis may be the most terrifying diseases in medicine. Bacterial meningitis and viral encephalitis may be rapidly fatal, even in healthy persons. Survivors may suffer lasting neurological sequelae, including memory loss and seizures. Viral meningitis, by contrast, gives patients a bad headache and a stiff neck, but uneventful […]

Differences Between Staphylococcus and Streptococcus 4.57/5 (310)

Differences Between Staphylococcus and Streptococcus

Differences Between Staphylococcus and Streptococcus Staphylococcus and Streptococcus are both Gram positive organisms and cocci in shape. They are Non-motile, Non-Sporing and Facultative anaerobes. But they possess some of the differences which are as follows: S.N Characteristics Staphylococcus Streptococcus 1 Arrangement Grape-like clusters. A chain of round cells. 2 Division Staphylococci divide in various directions (multiple axes). Division occurs […]

Differences Between Chickenpox and Smallpox 4.45/5 (49)

Differences Between Chickenpox and Smallpox

Differences Between Chickenpox and Smallpox S.N Characteristics Chickenpox Smallpox 1 Causative Agent Varicella Zoster Virus (Herpes Virus) Variola virus (Pox Virus) 2 Incubation period 14-21 days 7-17 days 3 Severity Chickenpox is less deadly comparing to small pox. Smallpox is deadly severe comparing to chicken pox. 4 Lesions Lesions first appear on the face or […]

Differences Between Antigenic Shift and Antigenic Drift 4.73/5 (128)

Antigenic Shift and Antigenic Drift

Differences Between Antigenic Shift and Antigenic Drift Influenza Virus are remarkable because of the frequent antigenic change that occurs in HA (hemagglutinin) or NA (neuraminidase). The two surface antigens of influenza undergo antigenic variation independent of each other. They are Antigenic Shift and Antigenic Drift. Some of the Differences Between Antigenic Shift and Antigenic Drift […]

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