Microbiology for Medical Sciences, 1/e
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Microbiology for Medical Sciences, 1/e

Author : Bhagat Singh & Renu Singh
© Year : 2011
ISBN : 9789380578804
Pages : 470
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.68   kg
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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. The book is organized in seven sections: Fundamentals of Microbiology, Immunology for Microbiology, Systemic Bacteriology, Miscellaneous Microbes and Fungal Pathogens, Applied Medical Microbiology and Pathogenic Viruses and Associated Diseases and Diagnostic Technology.

  • Spread across 66 chapters, the book covers all the major aspects like the microbial pathogens, techniques and methods, immunology, systematic bacteriology, viral diseases and so on.
  • Every microbial pathogen has been discussed under the heads introduction, morphology, epidemiology/characteristics, classification, clinical significance, lab diagnosis, treatment and prevention, and other microbial species of the same genus.
  • Separate chapters have been devoted for topics like bacteria culture, instruments, staining process, host-parasite interaction, diagnostic microbiology, and so on.
  • Profusely illustrated with black-and-white and colour diagrams and microphotographs .

  • 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
  • Index

Bhagat Singh :- Bhagat Singh, M. Sc., M. Phil., Ph. D. is working as Assistant Professor and Head of the Microbiology Department at Institute of Applied Medicines and Research (I.A.M.R.), Duhai, Ghaziabad, U. P., where he teaches microbiology and immunology to B.Sc., M.Sc., (microbiology and biotechnology), and M.Tech. biotechnology students. Dr. Bhagat Singh also supervised more than fifteen post graduate students from different college and university. Dr. Bhagat Singh received world wide fame in terms of publication in national and international journal. Dr. Bhagat Singh has also been invited in the International Cronobacter Conference in Dublin, Ireland, 22-23 January 2009 as a recognized authority and expert in the field of Microbiology.

Renu Singh :- is a faculty member in the Microbiology Department at Institute of Applied Medicines and Research (I.A.M.&R.), Duhai, Ghaziabad, U. P., where he teaches microbiology and bacteriology to B. Sc., M. Sc., (microbiology and biotechnology), and M. Tech. biotechnology students. She has completed her thesis for masters from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi.  She also served for four years as Lecturer in the Medical Microbiology Department at Combined (PG) Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (C. I. M. S. & R.) 4-B, Race Course, Dehradun, Uttrakhand.

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