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- All chapters have been written and arranged as per INC syllabus.
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- Text has been presented in a lucid manner for the students to help them thoroughly imbibe the basics of the subject.
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|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|Author||D R Arora / Brij Bala Arora|
|About the Author||
Dr D.R. Arora MD, PhD, MNAMS, Ex. Professor and Head, Department of Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak (Haryana), India; and Maharaja Agrasen Medical College, Agroha (Haryana), India; Ex. Professor and Head, Department of Microbiology, Medical Superintendent, and Dean Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon (Haryana), India; Lead Assessor and Member, Accreditation Committee, National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), New Delhi (India); Principal Assessor, National Accreditation Board for Hospital & Healthcare Providers (NABH), New Delhi (India); Assessor, National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET), New Delhi (India), has over 43 years of teaching experience in microbiology to medical and dental undergraduate and postgraduate students. Besides conducting and supervising research in microbiology, he has published seven textbooks on microbiology, parasitology and mycology, and 150 research articles in several indexed national and international journals of repute. The results of his research on malaria parasites and Klebsiella pneumonia have been cited in World Health Organization WHO/MAL/83. 10003 and Topley & Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial infections, Bacteriology Vol.2, 10/e, 2005, respectively. He has supervised a number of students pursuing PhD, MD and MS. In appreciation of outstanding research carried out by him in India on bacteriocins of Klebsiellapneumoniae, he was awarded Smt. Kunti Mehrotra Award of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists in 1983. In recognition of significant contribution to the advancement of medical sciences, he was elected Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (India) in 1985. He has been a Visiting Professor at University of Mauritius in 1989. He was awarded WHO fellowship on Laboratory Aspects of HIV/AIDS and STD at Community Health Surveillance and Laboratories Administration, Baltimore, Maryland (USA) in 1992. He was honored by Indian Medical Association, Kaithal (Haryana) on the eve of Doctors' Day on July 01, 1999. He has been examiner for BDS, MBBS, MD, DNB and PhD Microbiology of a number of universities. His biography including academic activities and research work has been published in Who's Who in Medicine and Health care 2011–12 (8th Edition), NJ 07922, USA distinguishing him as one of the leading health care professionals around the world.
Dr Brij Bala Arora MD, Ex. Senior Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak (Haryana), India; Ex. Director-Principal and Senior Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, SGT Medical College, Gurgaon (Haryana), India, has over 42 years of teaching experience in pathology to medical, dental and nursing undergraduate and postgraduate students. She has published five textbooks, and 175 research articles in several indexed national and international journals of repute. Her research on AgNOR staining technique received international importance and paper on morphometric analysis of AgNOR in lymph node lesions was published in “Advances in Clinical Pathology 6:95-99, 2002”. She has supervised 67 PG students of PhD, MD, MS, MDS and DNB. She has been examiner for BSc Nursing, BDS, MBBS, MD, DNB and PhD of a number of universities. She has been conferred MAMCOS scroll of honor in VIII Annual Conference on December 20, 1994 at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi; Bharat Jyoti Award for outstanding services, achievements and contributions on June 23, 2006 at New Delhi and International Gold Star Award 2010 for outstanding achievements at 25th Indo-Thai Entrepreneurs’ Summit on 27th August, 2010 at Bangkok, Thailand. Her biography including academic activities and research work has been published in Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2011-12 (8th Edition), N.J. 07922, USA distinguishing her as one of the leading healthcare professional around the world. She has also been conferred Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding achievements at 33rd National Seminar on December 4, 2012, New Delhi at Indian Achievers Forum.