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Antibiotics (Introduction and Classification)

What are antibiotics ?  These are chemical compounds may be of natural origin or synthetically formed and are used to kill or stop the growth of bacteria. Mechanism Based Classification 1-Bacteriostatic: These antibiotics are used to stop the growth of bacteria. 2-Bactericidal: These antibiotics are used to kill the bacteria. Spectrum Based Classification 1- Narrow

By |2020-12-19T04:59:17+00:00December 17th, 2020|Short Articles|1 Comment

Mycotoxins in Poultry (Major Types and Effects)

What are mycotoxins ? Mycotoxin is derived from two words "Mykes" means - Mould "Toxicum" means - Poison Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by fungi or we can also say that mycotoxins are by products of fungi. These metabolites are very harmful to poultery even in lowest levels. We measure mycotoxin levels in parts per

By |2020-12-11T09:27:51+00:00December 11th, 2020|Short Articles|1 Comment