BACHELOR OF DENTISTRY (BDS)

Microbiology

Course Objective: 

The objective is to provide basic knowledge about various forms of micro organisms that are associated with infections acquired in the community and in the dental and health care setup. At the end of the course student should have clear knowledge about the micro organism, their habitat, source and mode of transmission, the disease they produce, methods of diagnosis treatment and prevention

SYLLABUS

Units

1. General Microbiology

2. Immunology

3. Systematic Bacteriology

4. Virology

5. Parasitology

6. Mycology

B.Sc MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY

(3 years undergraduate degree course)

Eligibility: 10 +2

Course objective

To acquire basic knowledge about the characteristic features of the micro organisms. To know about the basic demonstration techniques, cultivation methods, identification methods, sterilization, disinfection, antimicrobial agents, prevention and control measures to prevent the transmission of infectious agents.

After completing the course the candidate will have a basic knowledge about the human pathogenic micro organisms, their association with the diseases in man, isolating technique, demonstration methods and identifying them.     

Syllabus:

Allied subjects:

·        Basic medical sciences:- Anatomy, Physiology& Biochemistry

·        English,

General Microbiology

1        Introduction and Bacterial Taxonomy

2        Microscopy

3        Morphology and physiology of Bacteria

4        Sterilisation and Disinfection

5        Culture Media

6        Culture methods

7        Identification of Bacteria

8        Bacterial Genetic 

Immunology

9      Infection

10    Immunity

11    Antigens

12    Antibodies –Immunoglobulins

13    Antigen-Antibody Reaction

14    Complement System

15    Structure and functions of the Immune System

16    Immune Response

17    Hypersensitivity

18    Immunodeficiency Diseases

19    Autoimmunity

20    Immunology of Transplantation and Malignancy

21    Immunohematology

Bacteriology I

22    Staphylococcus

23    Streptococcus

24    Streptococcus Pneumoniae

25    Neisseria

26    Corynebacterium

27    Bacillus

28    Anaerobic Bacteria I: Clostridium

29    Anaerobic Bacteria II : Non-sporing Anaerobes

30    Enterobacteriaceae I: Coliforms – Proteus

31    Enterobacteriaceae II :Shigella

32    Enterobacteriaceae III :Salmonella

33    Vibrio

34    Pseudomonas

35    Yersinia

36    Haemophilus

37    Bordetella

38    Brucella

Bacteriology II

39    Mycobacterium I : M.tuberculosis

40    Mycobacterium II: Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria

41    Mycobacterium III : M.leprae

42    Spirochetes

43    Mycoplasma

44    Actinomycetes

45    Miscellaneous Bacteria

46    Rickettsiaceae

47    Chlamydiae

Medical Mycology

48    General Aspects

49    Superficial and Subcutaneous Mycoses

50    Systemic and Opportunistic Mycoses

Virology

51    General Properties of Viruses

52    Viruses- Host Infections: Viral Infections

53    Bacteriophages

54    Poxviruses

55    Herpes viruses

56    Adenoviruses

57    Picornaviruses

58    Orthomyxoviruses

59    Paramyxoviruses

60    Arboviruses

61    Rhabdoviruses

62    Hepatitis Viruses

63    Miscellaneous Viruses

64    Oncogenic Viruses

65    Human Immunodeficiency Viruses: AIDS

PARASITOLOGY

66    Protozoans : Amoebae, Flagellates, Sporozoa

67    Helminths: Nematodes, Cestodes, Trematodes.

Applied Microbiology

68    Normal Microbial Flora of the Human Body

69    Laboratory Control of Antimicrobial Therapy

70    Immunoprophylaxis

71    Biomedical Waste Management

Clinical Microbiology

72    Bloodstream Infections

73    Respiratory Tract Infections

74    Meningitis

75    Urinary Tract Infections

76    Sexually Transmitted Infections

77    Diarrhoea and Food Poisoning

78    Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

79     Pyrexia of Unknown Origin

80    Zoonosis

 

ELECTIVE COURSES

1.       Clinical pathology

2.       Lab animal handling and care

3.       Histopathology

4.       Fundamentals in molecular biology

5.       Cell culture technique

6.       Quality control and quality assessment in clinical laboratory

 

PRACTICALS

1.      Grams staining

2.      Acid fast staining

3.      Negative staining

4.      Special staining

5.      Media preparation

6.      Pure culture techniques

7.      Mixed culture

8.      Serology

9.      Mycology

10.  Tissue culture (LD)

11.  Parasitology

12.  Egg inoculation technique

13.   Lab animal handling