Microbiology For Dental Students with Over 500 MCQs, 3/e

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Author: Nagoba
Edition: 3rd
ISBN: 9789386691422
Language: English
Published: 2018
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

This book presents the vast subject of Microbiology, which includes general microbiology, immunology, systemic bacteriology and oral microbiology, in small and well‐structured chapters. Also covered are parasitology and clinical and practical microbiology in necessary detail.

Microbiology For Dental Students

with Over 500 MCQs, 3/e

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This book presents the vast subject of Microbiology, which includes general microbiology, immunology, systemic bacteriology and oral microbiology, in small and well‐structured chapters. Also covered are parasitology and clinical and practical microbiology in necessary detail.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive and complete coverage of syllabus: The content of the book corresponds well with the syllabus recommended by the Dental Council of India for BDS course. The entire syllabus is covered in sufficient detail so that the book acts as a one‐stop resource.
  • Easy‐to‐understand and easy‐to‐recall format: Extremely helpful in making the student confident in the subject of microbiology with little effort and by investing minimum amount of time. This is made possible by presenting the content in a well‐organized outline format. The concepts are presented briefly yet not missing out on the necessary details.
  • Inclusion of self‐assessment material: The descriptive as well as multiple‐choice questions given at the end of each chapter helps the student in exam preparation. Overall, there are 555 MCQs in the book which are helpful in not only making the student thorough with the subject but in the preparation for postgraduate admission tests also.
  • Chapter on practical: This chapter provides all the necessary information on practical on.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction and History
  2. Microscopy and Staining Techniques
  3.  Morphology and Physiology of Bacteria
  4. Sterilization and Disinfection
  5. Culture Media and Culture Methods
  6. Identification of Bacteria
  7. Bacterial Genetics
  8. Infection
  9. Microbe –Host Interaction in the Oral Cavity
  10. Immunity
  11. Antigen and Antibodies
  12. Antigen and Antibody Reaction
  13.  The Complement System
  14. Structure and Function of Immune System
  15. The Immune Response
  16. Immunodeficiency Diseases 
  17. Hypersensitivity
  18. Autoimmunity
  19.  Transplantation and Tumour Immunity
  20. Immunizing Agents (Vaccines and Sera)
  21.  Normal Flora of the Mouth and Respiratory Tract
  22. Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Disease
  23. Gram Positive Cocci – Staphylococci, Streptococci and Diplococci
  24. Gram Negative Cocci – Neisseria
  25.  Gram Positive Bacilli – Corynebacterium diphtheriae
  26.  Gram Positive Bacilli – Clostridia
  27.  Gram Positive Bacilli – Bacillus species
  28.  Mycobacteria
  29.  Nonsporing Anaerobes
  30.  Spirochaetes
  31.  Actinomycetes  
  32.  Gram Negative Bacilli – Enterobacteriaceae
  33.  Other Gram Negative Bacilli 
  34.  Other Bacterial Pathogens
  35.  General Properties of Viruses
  36.  Virus- host Interaction
  37.  Laboratory Diagnosis, Immunoprophylaxis and Chemotherapy of Viral Infections
  38.  Bacteriophages
  39.  Herpes Viruses
  40. Hepatitis Viruses
  41. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  42. Myxoviruses
  43.  Rubella Virus
  44.  Other Viral Pathogens in General and Dental Infections
  45.  Introduction to Mycology
  46. Common Fungal Pathogens in General and Dental Infections
  47. Introduction to Parasitology
  48.  Common Parasitic Diseases –Protozoal
  49.  Common Parasitic Diseases –Helminthic
  50.  Oral and Dental Infections
  51.  Septicaemia, Pyaemia and Toxaemia
  52. Hospital Waste Management
  53.  Hospital – Acquired Infection
  54.  Biosafety Measures
  55.  Animal Experiments 
  56.  Microbiology – Practicals