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Microbiology and Parasitology PMFU (3rd Edition)

  • Authors: B. S. Nagoba, Asha Picharea
  • ISBN: 9788131244272
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Publication Date: August 26, 2016
  • Format: Paperback – 760 pages
  • Language: English


This edition of this book is thoroughly updated in accordance with the competency-based curriculum of Microbiology. This book highlights the important aspects of Medical Microbiology and presents a concise exam-oriented text.

Key Features
  • Revised as per the Competency Based Undergraduate Curriculum and ensured coverage of all the competencies.
  • Format based upon the pattern followed by the examiners in framing questions in the exams–both theory and practical.
Table of Contents
    1. Introduction
    2. History of Microbiology
    3. Microscopy and Staining Techniques
    4. Morphology of Bacteria
    5. Physiology of Bacteria
    6. Classification of Bacteria
    7. Culture Media
    8. Culture Methods
    9. Identification of Bacteria
    10. Sterilization and Disinfection
    11. Biomedical Waste Management
    12. Bacterial Genetics
    13. Infection
    14. Normal Microbial Flora
    15. Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
    1. Immunity
    2. Antigen (Ag)
    3. Immunoglobulins (Igs)—Antibodies (Abs)
    4. Antigen–Antibody Reactions
    5. The Complement System
    6. Structure and Functions of Immune System
    7. The Immune Response
    8. Immunodeficiency Diseases
    9. Hypersensitivity (Allergy)
    10. Autoimmunity
    11. Transplantation and Tumour Immunity
    12. Immunization, Immunizing Agents, Immunoprophylaxis and Immunotherapy
  3. UNIT III Systemic Bacteriology
    1. Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Diseases
    2. Staphylococcus
    3. Streptococcus
    4. Pneumococcus
    5. Neisseria
    6. Corynebacterium
    7. Bacillus
    8. Anaerobic Infections—Clostridia
    9. Nonsporing Anaerobes
    10. Enterobacteriaceae I: Escherichia coli, Klebsiella and Proteus
    11. Enterobacteriaceae II: Salmonella
    12. Enterobacteriaceae III: Shigella
    13. Pseudomonas and Burkholderia
    14. Vibrio
    15. Yersinia, Pasteurella and Francisella
    16. Bordetella
    17. Brucella
    18. Haemophilus
    19. Mycobacteria I: Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    20. Mycobacteria II: Atypical Mycobacteria
    21. Mycobacteria III: Mycobacterium leprae
    22. Spirochaetes
    23. Actinomyces and Nocardia
    24. Rickettsiaceae and Bartonellaceae
    25. Chlamydiae
    26. Mycoplasma
    27. Miscellaneous Bacteria
    1. General Properties of Viruses
    2. Virus–Host Interactions (Virus Infection)
    3. Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Diseases
    4. Bacteriophages
    5. Poxviruses
    6. Herpesviruses
    7. Adenoviruses
    8. Picornaviruses
    9. Orthomyxoviruses
    10. Paramyxoviruses
    11. Arboviruses
    12. Rhabdoviruses
    13. Hepatitis Viruses
    14. Oncogenic Viruses, 563
    15. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
    16. Miscellaneous Viruses
    1. Introduction to Mycology
    2. Superficial Mycoses
    3. Deep Mycoses
    4. Opportunistic Mycoses
    5. Miscellaneous Mycoses
    1. Introduction to Parasitology
    2. Medically Important Amoebae
    3. Medically Important Flagellates
    4. Malarial Parasites
    5. Other Medically Important Protozoan Parasites
    6. Helminths: Medically Important Intestinal Cestodes
    7. Medically Important Trematodes
    8. Medically Important Intestinal Nematodes
    9. Medically Important Tissue Nematodes
  7. UNIT VII Clinical/Applied Microbiology and Miscellaneous Topics
    1. Infective Endocarditis
    2. Septicaemia and Bacteraemia
    3. Pyrexia of Unknown Origin (PUO)
    4. Anaemia
    5. Diarrhoeal Diseases
    6. Bone and Joint Infections
    7. Infections of Skin and Soft Tissue
    8. Meningitis/Encephalitis
    9. Respiratory Tract Infections (RTI)
    10. Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
    11. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Infections of Genitourinary System
    12. Zoonoses
    13. Opportunistic Infections
    14. Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases
    15. Health Care–Associated Infections
    16. Infection Control Practices
    17. Bacteriology of Water, Milk and Air
    18. Respect for Patient Samples and Confidentiality in Patient Identity
    19. National Health Programmes
  8. Index
Authors Biography

Dr BS Nagoba is Assistant Dean, Research and Development and Professor of Microbiology at MIMSR Medical College, Latur, Maharashtra. He is the Editor of World Journal of AIDS (WJA), a Scientific Research Publication, USA. He was the President of Maharashtra Chapter of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists in the year 1999-2000.

Dr Asha Pichare is the Professor and Head of Microbiology at MIMSR Medical College, Latur, Maharashtra. She has presented two papers and published three books. She was the Secretary of Maharashtra Chapter of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists in the year 1999–2000.

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