Textbook of Microbiology & Immunology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9788131228104, 9788131236246

Textbook of Microbiology & Immunology

2nd Edition

Authors: Subhash Chandra Parija
eBook ISBN: 9788131236246
Paperback ISBN: 9788131228104
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 15th January 2012
Page Count: 684
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Description

The second edition of the Textbook of Microbiology and Immunology provides a fully updated text on various aspects of microbiology and infectious diseases, which makes it the most authoritative and informative text in medical microbiology. It is a must have book for preparing MBBS examination as well as for preparing PG entrance test.

Key Features

  • Clear, succinct, and comprehensive information on various aspects of microbiology and immunology.
  • Thoroughly revised information.
  • Key Points highlighting the need to know aspects of the discussed topics.
  • Tables and figures for better understanding.
  • Case studies at the end of chapters for self-assessment.
  • Special emphasis on emerging and re-emerging pathogens and antimicrobial resistance.
  • Color photographs to aid in better understanding.
  • Covers recent advances in molecular diagnosis and vaccines.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY

1. History of Microbiology

2. Morphology and Physiology of Bacteria

3. Sterilization and Disinfection

4. Culture Media

5. Culture Methods

6. Laboratory Identification of Bacteria and Taxonomy

7. Bacterial Genetics

8. Genetic Engineering and Molecular Methods

9. Antimicrobial Agents: Therapy and Resistance

10. Microbial Pathogenesis

SECTION II: IMMUNOLOGY

11. Immunity

12. Antigen

13. Antibodies

14. Antigen–Antibody Reactions

15. Complement System

16. Structure and Function of Immune System

17. Immune Response

18. Immunodeficiency

19. Hypersensitivity

20. Autoimmunity

21. Immunology of Transplantation and Malignancy

22. Immunohematology

SECTION III: BACTERIOLOGY

23. Staphylococcus

24. Streptococcus and Enterococcus

25. Pneumococcus

26. Neisseria

27. Corynebacterium

28. Bacillus

29. Clostridium

30. Nonsporing Anaerobes

31. Coliforms

32. Salmonella

33. Shigella

34. Yersinia

35. Vibrio, Aeromonas, and Plesiomonas

36. Campylobacter and Helicobacter

37. Pseudomonas, Burkholderia, and Moraxella

38. Haemophilus, Pasteurella, and Actinobacillus

39. Bordetella and Francisella

40. Brucella

41. Mycobacterium tuberculosis

42. Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

43. Mycobacterium leprae and Mycobacterium lepraemurium

44. Treponema, Borrelia, and Leptospira

45. Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma

46. Actinomycetes

47. Miscellaneous Bacteria

48. Rickettsia, Orientia, Ehrlichia, and Coxiella

49. Chlamydia and Chlamydophila

SECTION IV: VIROLOGY

50. General Properties of Viruses

51. Pathogenesis of Viral Infections

52. Antiviral Agents

53. Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Diseases

54. Bacteriophages

55. Poxviruses

56. Papovaviruses

57. Herpesviruses

58. Adenoviruses

59. Parvoviruses

60. Picornaviruses

61. Orthomyxoviruses

62. Paramyxoviruses

63. Reoviruses

64. Rhabdoviruses

65. Arboviruses

66. Hepatitis Viruses

67. Retroviruses

68. Human Immunodeficiency Virus

69. Slow Viruses and Prions

70. Miscellaneous Viruses

SECTION V: MYCOLOGY

71. Introduction to Mycology

72. Superficial, Cutaneous, and Subcutaneous Mycoses

73. Systemic Mycoses

74. Opportunistic Fungal Infections

SECTION VI: APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY

75. Normal Microbial Flora

76. Bacteriology of Water, Milk, and Air

77. Nosocomial Infections

78. Biomedical Waste Management

79. Immunoprophylaxis

Details

No. of pages:
684
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier India 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier India
eBook ISBN:
9788131236246
Paperback ISBN:
9788131228104

About the Author

Subhash Chandra Parija