Essentials of Medical Microbiology – Apurba Sankar Sastry

Essentials of Medical Microbiology – Apurba Sankar Sastry

Essentials of Medical Microbiology : Sastry Apurba S. is written in a concise, bulleted format so that it can be easily read during the MBBS exam. It has at least 30% more content, but pages are at least 100-200 numbers less than other competitor books. Language is kept simple and lucid language to ease the understanding. The content is Harrison derived but made simplified into the Indian language. Apurba Sankar Sastry focuses on providing a good foundation in clinically important concepts and principles of microbiology.

Essentials of Medical Microbiology – Apurba Sankar Sastry

Essentials of Medical Microbiology – Apurba Sankar Sastry

Key Features :

  • Essentials Of Medical Microbiology : Apurba Sankar Sastry focuses on providing a good foundation in clinically important concepts and principles of microbiology.
  • Comprehensive guide to medical microbiology for students
  • Fully revised, second edition featuring many new topics
  • Highly illustrated with clinical photographs, diagrams and tables
  • Enough (over 300) tables and flowcharts have been included along with the text.
  • Over 200 schematic diagrams have been drawn to simplify difficult concepts, and they are easy to reproduce where necessary as in examinations.
  • Plenty of clinical photographs (over 400) included in the book will create a real life-like picture in the minds of the reader and also are meant to help to solve image-based MCQs in postgraduate entrance examinations.
  • It has more content in fewer pages, making the book handy. The concise bulleted format and to-the-point text used in this book will be helpful in rapid revision before the examinations.
  • Features of Essentials of Microbiology Apurba Sankar Sastry
  • This book would change the general feeling of the students regarding immunology as being a difficult section into immunology as an interesting and enjoyable topic.

Table of Contents :

Section 1: General Microbiology
Introduction and Bacterial Taxonomy
Morphology and Physiology of Bacteria
Sterilization and Disinfection
Culture Media and Culture Methods
Identification of Bacteria (Conventional methods, Molecular methods and Automations)
Bacterial Genetics
Antimicrobial Agents, Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Microbial Pathogenicity

Section 2: Immunology
Immunity (Innate and Acquired)
Antigen
Antibody
Antigen-Antibody Reaction
Complement
Structure of Immune System
Immune Responses: Cell-mediated and Antibody-mediated
Hypersensitivity
Autoimmunity
Immunodeficiency Disorders
Transplant and Cancer Immunology
Immunoprophylaxis and Immunohematology

Section 3: Systematic Bacteriology
Gram-positive cocci
Staphylococcus
Streptococcus, Enterococcus and Pneumococcus
Gram-negative cocci
Neisseria and Moraxella
Gram-positive bacilli
Corynebacterium
Bacillus
Anaerobes (Clostridium and Non-sporing Anaerobes)
Mycobacteria (M. tuberculosis, Non tuberculous mycobacteria and M. leprae)
Miscellaneous Gram-positive Bacilli (Actionomycetes, Listeria, Erysipelothrix and Trophyrema)
Gram-negative bacilli
Enterobacteriaceae-I (Escherichia, Shigella, Klebsiella, Proteus, Yersinia and others)
Enterobacteriaceae-II: Salmonella
Vibrio and Aeromonas
Pseudomonas and Other Non-fermenters
Haemophilus and HACEK Group
Bordetella
Brucella
Miscellaneous Gram-negative Bacilli (Campylobacter, Helicobacter, Legionella, Pasteurella, Francisella and agent of Donovaniasis, Rat-bite fever, Bacterial vaginosis)
Other groups of bacteria
Spirochetes
Rickettsiae, Coxiella, Bartonella
Chlamydia
Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma

Section 4: Virology
General Properties of Viruses
DNA viruses
Herpesviruses
Other DNA Viruses (Parvoviridae, Papillomaviridae, Polyomaviridae, Poxviridae, Adenoviridae and Bacteriophages)
RNA viruses
Myxoviruses (Orthomyxoviruses and Paramyxoviruses) and Rubella Virus
Picornaviruses
Arboviruses
Rhabdoviruses (Rabies Virus)
HIV and Other Retroviruses
Miscellaneous RNA Viruses [Rodent-borne (Hantaviruses, Arenaviruses), Filoviruses (Ebola virus, Marburg virus), Coronaviruses, Slow viruses, Rotavirus and other agents of viral gastroenteritis and Bornavirus]
Other groups of viruses
Hepatitis Viruses
Oncogenic Viruses

Section 5: Mycology
Medical Mycology

Section 6: Hospital acquired infections
Hospital acquired infection
Hospital acquired infection Surveillance
Biomedical waste
Needle stick injury
Antimicrobial stewardship
Environmental surveillance (Bacteriology of water, air, surface, milk and food)

Section 7: Clinical Microbiology (Infective Syndrome)
Normal Microbial Flora of Human Body
Urinary Tract Infection
Diarrheal Diseases
Meningitis
Blood Stream Infections
Respiratory Tract Infection
Miscellaneous Infectious Syndromes
Annexures
Emerging and Re-emerging Infections
Bioterrorism
Laboratory Acquired Infections
Zoonosis
Index

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Essentials of Medical Microbiology – Apurba Sankar Sastry

Features of Essentials of Microbiology Apurba Sankar Sastry

  • This book would change the general feeling of the students regarding immunology as being a difficult section into immunology as an interesting and enjoyable topic.

 

  •  Virology section has been given a new look with the updated matter and recent concepts.

 

  • Mycology content is enhanced with >75 images.

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