This is the thoroughly revised and updated text written and compiled keeping in view the latest Competency Based Undergraduate Curriculum for the Indian Medical Graduate prescribed by Medical Council of India. A number of new topics and subtopics have been added and the text presented in a simple and lucid manner. Each chapter gives at the end key facts, essay type and short answer type questions, and multiple choice questions. It is easy to understand and user-friendly textbook which will be highly useful to MBBS, BDS, MSc and MD (microbiology) students.
The sixth edition of Textbook of Microbiology is thoroughly revised and updated which aims to keep pace with the rapidly increasing information in medical sciences. A chapter on automation in microbiology has been added.
Zika virus has been described in chapter of arboviruses. The text is presented in simple and lucid manner. It is illustrated with coloured and computer-drawn figures, clinical photographs and photomicrographs. These make the book colourful and readers can have better understanding of the biology of microorganisms. Each chapter ends with key facts, and essay type, short answer type and multiple choice questions. The former summarizes the whole chapter,and the latter help the student to know the type of questions asked in the examination. Overview of microbiology in the last chapter summarizes the whole book. The book is user-friendly,easy to understand,and will be highly useful to MBBS,BDS,MSc and MD microbiology students.
|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|Author||DR Arora | Brij Bala Arora|
|Size||23×36/8 (trimmed 216×280mm)|
|About the Author||
DR Arora, MD, PhD, MNAMS, Ex-Professor and Head, Department of Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana; and Maharaja Agarsen Medical College, Agroha, Haryana; Ex-Professor and Head, Department of Microbiology, Medical Superintendent, and Dean, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, SGT University, Gurugram, Haryana; Lead Assessor and Member, Accreditation Committee, National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), Gurugram,Haryana; Principal Assessor, National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH), New Delhi; Assessor, National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET), New Delhi, has more than 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 nine 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 pneumoniae have been cited in World Health Organization WHO/MAL/8310003 and Topley & Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections, Bacteriology, Vol 2, 10th edn, 2005, respectively. He has supervised a number of PG students of PhD, MD and MS in appreciation of outstanding research carried out by him in India on bacteriocins of Klebsiella pneumoniae, 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 honoured by Indian Medical Association, Kaithal, Haryana on the eve of Doctors' Day on 01.07.1999. 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 Healthcare 2011–12 (8th edn),NJ 07922,USA, distinguishing him as one of the leading healthcare professionals from around the world.
Brij Bala Arora, MD, Ex-Senior Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana; Ex-Director-Principal and Senior Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, SGT Medical College, Gurugram,Haryana,had more than 42 years of teaching experience in pathology to medical,dental and nursing undergraduate and postgraduate students. She had 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 had supervised 67 PG students of PhD, MD, MS, MDS and DNB. She had been examiner for BSc Nursing,BDS,MBBS,MD,DNB and PhD of a number of universities. She had been conferred MAMCOS scroll of honour in VIII Annual Conference on 20th December 1994 at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi; Bharat Jyoti Award for outstanding services, achievements and contributions on 23rd June 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 edn),NJ 07922,USA, distinguishing her as one of the leading healthcare professionals from around the world. She had also been conferred Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding achievements at 33rd National Seminar on December 4th, 2012, New Delhi at Indian Achievers Forum.