Essentials of Medical Microbiology

by Apurba S Sastry, Sandhya Bhat

The book titled, Essentials of Medical Microbiology attempts to provide smart ways to master the world of microbes relevant to mankind. This book focuses on providing a good foundation in clinically important concepts and principles of microbiology. This book is prepared according to the new MBBS curriculum and the content of the book was modified from the traditional organism-based teaching to system-based teaching. The book is categorized into two parts, which are further divided into eleven sections. Part I comprises of three sections—general microbiology, immunology, and hospital infection control. Part II comprises of eight sections—bloodstream and cardiovascular system infections, gastrointestinal (GI) infections, skin, soft tissue and musculoskeletal system infections, respiratory tract infections, central nervous system infections, urogenital tract infections, and miscellaneous infective syndromes. Each section comprised of a chapter on clinical infective syndrome followed by several chapters covering detailed information about the etiological agents. Clinical case-based essay questions and MCQs are given at the end of each chapter to orient and prepare students for the examinations. In a nutshell, this book is carefully written targeting to meet the varied needs of undergraduate students with an approach that will orient them to build concepts and to clear undergraduate examinations as well as to equip them for postgraduate entrance examinations in future.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Sastry Apurba S
Hospital Infection Control and Prevention Unit (HICP);
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India
Hospital Infection Control and Prevention Unit (HICP); Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India
2. Bhat Sandhya Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), (A Unit of Madras Medical Mission), Puducherry, India
Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) (A Unit of Madras Medical Mission), Puducherry, India
ISBN 9789356963320
Speciality Microbiology and Immunology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18779
Edition 4/e
Publishing Year 2023
Pages 734
Book Type Textbook

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