The book is strictly as per the INC syllabus and has Medical Microbiology and Parasitology in a single volume. This is perhaps the only textbook where the medical entomology has been detailed as per the requirements of the INC. The book is written in a simple language and is very student friendly. University question papers, MCQs and a glossary of terms are also included to help the students for their comprehension. The book has lots of colorful illustrations explaining the subject matter.
Turn to Medical Microbiology, 8th Edition for a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of microbes and their diseases. This succinct, easy-to-use text presents the fundamentals of microbiology and immunology in a clearly written, engaging manner-effectively preparing you for your courses, exams, and beyond.
Long considered the definitive work in its field, this new edition presents all the principles and practices readers need for a solid grounding in all aspects of clinical microbiology-bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, and virology. Tests are presented according to the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (formerly NCCLS) format. This extensively revised edition includes practical guidelines for cost-effective, clinically relevant evaluation of clinical specimens including extent of workup and abbreviated identification schemes. New chapters cover the increasingly important areas of immunologic and molecular diagnosis. Clinical correlations link microorganisms to specific disease states. Over 600 color plates depict salient identification features of organisms.
The short textbook of medical microbiology for nurses is an attempt to fulfill the actual needs and requirement of nursing students. Material is presented in simple, hand-drawn illustrations and clear meaningful photographs adjusted appropriately between the text. The text is divided into eight sections: general microbiology, bacterial genetics, immunology, systemic bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology and medical entomology, and clinical microbiology. More emphasis is given to collection and transportation of clinical specimen to laboratory, laboratory diagnosis of important infectious diseases, hospital infection, disposal of laboratory and hospital waste, prevention and control of infection, hand hygiene, nurses and microbiology, practical suggestion in dealing hospital infections problems, etc.