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Clinical/Applied Microbiology

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Which of the following is true (DNB Dec 2012)



A Colicin is bacteriocin produced by E. coli

B Ethidium bromide is nonspecific nucleic acid staining dye

C Coagulase negative staphylococcus is a biofilm producing bacteria

D all of the above

Ans. D all of the above

a. Ethidium Bromide & YO-PRO are nonspecific nucleic acid staining dyes

b. Biofilms are formed by Coagulase negative staphylococcus, staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus, K. pneumoniae Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Dental Plaque is biofilm known to cause disease

c. Bacteriocins are a group of highly specific antibiotic like proteinaceous substances produced by certain strains of bacteria that kill other strains of the same or different species eg.

Colicins & Microcins Escherichia, Shigella

Klebocins K.pneumoniae

Pyocins Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Aureocin S. aureus A70

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