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Bile contamination or Bacteriobilia, a risk factor in post-operative complications

Apr 5, 2017
bile contamination caused by gram negative bacteria

Bacterial endotoxins, as we already discussed in previous reviews, constitute the lipid part of the lipopolysaccharide molecule, which forms the outer membrane of the gram-negative bacterial cell, and they are an important factor in the pathogenicity of the microorganism. They are responsible for potentially life-threatening diseases, such as cholera and...


By: Lisa Komski In: Kit LAL Tags: Gram-negative bacteria
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Gram-negative bacteria: opportunistic infections in patients with HIV/AIDS

Mar 24, 2017
infections in hiv patients caused by gram negative bacteria

Based on recent estimates conducted by scientists from Israel and Canada, there is a ratio of about 1,3:1 between bacterial cells and human cells, with an uncertainty of 25% and a variation of 53% relative to a standard male population of 70 kg. The vast majority of these commensal bacteria...