Erysipelothricosis

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Erysipelothricosis is a gradually progressing skin infection that is resulted from a bacterium called Erysipelothrix Rhusiopathiae. Although, such bacterium grows mostly on decaying or dead matter, it may also infect mammals, birds, fish, shellfish, and insects. Generally, individuals get infected after an occupational injury, especially peneprating wounds that happens at the time of handling animal […]

Molluscum Sontagiosum

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection caused by poxvirus, that causes waxy, smooth, skin-colored bumps. Such bumps are generally less than 1/2 inch in diameter and have a tiny dimple in the center. In some cases, a single bump can grow to an 1,5 inch. The poxvirus, which results in Molluscum contagiosum, is in fact […]

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