Microsporum spp.

Microsporum spp. (fungus)   Microsporum spp. comprises 17 species of obovate and spindle-shaped fungi of the Arthrodermataceae family. Microsporum spp. may cause superficial (cutaneous) mycoses in humans.   The main transmission path is direct or indirect...

Micrococcus luteus

Micrococcus luteus (bacterium)   Micrococcus luteus is an aerobic, Gram-positive, spherical or coned bacterium of the Micrococcaceae family. In immunocompromised people, Micrococcus luteus may lead to skin infections. The main transmission path is direct or...

Measles virus

Measles virus (enveloped virus)   Measles virus is an enveloped virus in the Paramyxoviridae family and has a round shape. Infections with this virus result in measles and also may trigger conjunctivitis or measles pneumonia. Transmission mainly occurs via...

Marburg virus

Marburg virus (enveloped virus)   Marburg virus is a filamentous, bacillus or sometimes U-shaped, enveloped virus of the Filoviridae family. Marburg virus infections trigger haemorrhagic fever and damage the organs. Transmission seems to occur primarily via...

Listeria monocytogenes

Listeria monocytogenes (bacterium) Listeria monocytogenes is a Gram-positive, rod-shaped, facultative anaerobe and a member of the Listeriaceae family. In immunodeficient persons, Listeria monocytogenes may cause feverish infection or gastroenteritis....