Essays Tagged: "Acne vulgaris"

Causes and treatment of acne.

Causative AgentPropionibacterium acnes is associated with Acne vulgaris (pimples), but it is not the sole cause of it. Propionibacter ... eomorphic bacillus found in clinical specimens. The morphology and arrangement of Propionibacterium acnes is similar to that of Corneybacterium, but is non-toxigenic. Propionibacterium acnes is normal ... an also produce catalase along with indole, nitrate, or both indole and nitrate ("Propionibacterium acnes3").Being an anaerobe, one might think that this bacterium would be more common in the intestin ...

(6 pages) 73 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Adolescent Acne

Abbey KephartHealth Science CareersAcne is a problem that affects nearly every teenager at some point in their adolescent life. It is a ... does the excess oil clog pore, but the bacteria that normally lies on the surface of our skin - P. acnes - makes a breeding ground out of it. The bacteria rapidly increases, and as it multiplies insi ... 0 million in the United States (1). The reason behind some people being particularly susceptible to acne in their adolescent years is still unclear to dermatologists. One particularly guilty culprit i ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine