Microbiology for Medical Sciences

Bhagat Singh, Renu Singh

ISBN: 9789389872316

INR 565


This book presents an up-to-date account and recent advances in Medical Microbiology. It attempts a fundamental approach to the subject matter by presenting information necessary to understand the subject. Microbiology for Medical Sciences explains microbiological concepts that apply to health-related profession and many other fields such as Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Medical Lab Technology and Laboratory Biomedical Scientists involved in the care of patients and protection against infectious diseases.

Section: I. Fundamentals of Microbiology

1. Introduction to Microbiology

2. Microscopy

3. Morphology and Nature of Bacteria

4. Classification and Identification of Bacteria


Section: II. Techniques and Methods in Microbiology

5. Principles of Sterilization and Disinfection

6. Types of Culture Media

7. Cultivation of Bacteria

8. Growth and Nutrition of Bacteria

9. Chemotherapeutic Agents and Antibiotics

10. Study of Instruments used in Medical Microbiology

11. Preparation of Stains and Staining Procedures


Section: III. Immunology for Microbiology

12. Introduction and Scope of Immunity

13. Antigens

14. Immunoglobulins

15. Disease Diagnosis using Immunological Reactions

16. Normal Microflora of Human Body

17. Host Parasite Interaction in Infection


Section: IV. Systematic Bacteriology

Section: IV A. Infections Caused by Gram-Positive Bacterial Pathogens

Section: IV B. Infections Caused by Gram-Negative Bacterial Pathogens

Section: IV B1. Infections Caused by Gram Negative Cocci

Section: IV B2. Infections Caused by Gram Negative Enteric Bacilli

Section: IV B3. Infections Caused by Gram Negative Non-Enteric Bacilli

Section: IV B4. Infections Caused by Mycobacteria


Section: V: Miscellaneous Microbes and Fungal Pathogens

45: Infections Caused by Miscellaneous Microbes

46. Fungal Pathogens Associated with Cutaneous Infections

47. Fungal Pathogens Associated with Subcutaneous Infections

48. Fungal Pathogens Associated with Systemic Infections

49. Fungal Pathogens Associated with Opportunistic Infections


Section: VI: Applied Medical Microbiology  

50. Diagnostic Microbiology

51. Hospital Acquired Infections

52. Quality Control in Medical Microbiology Lab


Section: VII: Pathogenic Viruses and Associated Diseases

Chapter-53. Introduction to the Viruses and Bacteriophages


Section: VII A: Non-Enveloped DNA Viruses

54. Adenoviruses

55: Papillomavirus


Section: VII B: Enveloped DNA Viruses

56. Herpes Viruses

57. Pox Viruses

58. Hepatitis Viruses


Section: VII C: Viruses with Positive RNA Strand

59. Piconaviruses

60. Togairuses

61. Flaviruses

62. Caliciviruses


Section: VII D: Retroviruses and Immunodeficiency Disease  

Chapter-63. Human Endogenous and Exogenous Retroviruses


Section: VII E: Viruses with Negative RNA Strand

64. Rhabdovirus

65. Orthomyxoviruses

66. Paramyxovirus




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