Bacteria are the most common causes of pneumonia. However, pneumonia can also be caused by viruses, fungi, and other agents. It is often impossible to identify the specific culprit.
Many bacteria are grouped into one of two large categories by the laboratory procedure used to look at them under a microscope. The procedure is known as Gram staining. Bacteria are stained with special dyes, then washed in a special solution. The color of the bacteria after washing determines whether they are...Read more
I received a fancy air filter for a present last year. It has a mold attachment, a kind of light blub, which uses ozone to fry the mold... Read more »
While at the American Academy of Asthma Allergy & Immunolgy conference in Philadelphia, I attended a learning session with two mold... Read more »