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Cause of hemolysis?

Hemolysis can be caused by a variety of conditions such as Streptococcus, Enterococcus, Staphylococcus, Plasmodium, or genetic disorders.

What is alppha hemolytic?

Alpha hemolysis (α-hemolysis) means that the bacterial enzymes only partially break down the blood cells. This results in the media showing a yellowish/greenish/brownish discoloration (like a bruise) around the colonies, indicating incomplete hemolysis. How to Interpret Beta Hemolysis on Blood… Full Answer

What is crenation and hemolysis?

Crenation is the contraction of a cell after exposure to a hypertonic solution, due to the loss of water through osmosis. Hemolysis is the breakdown of red blood cells.