Microbiology For Nurses

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Elsevier India, Jan 1, 2006 - Medical microbiology - 412 pages
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This book provides clear and concise information about microorganisms, how to identify them, how they cause infection, and the preventive measures to be employed. Diagnosis and treatment of various microbial diseases have been also briefly discussed. The book encompasses the relevant basic knowledge of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology and entomology with reference to the Indian context.

About the Author : - Seema Sood, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
 

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Contents

Introduction to Microbiology
1
Normal Microbial Flora of the Human Body
9
Methods of Study of Bacteria
13
Collection and Transport of Specimens for Microbiological Examination
38
An Overview
46
Disinfection
60
Sterilisation
70
Management of Hospital Waste
82
The Cocci
155
The Bacilli and Vibrios
167
The Spirochaetes
207
Mycoplasma Chlamydia Rickettsia and Ehrlichia
217
The Fungi
225
The Viruses Part I DNA Viruses
245
The Viruses Part II RNA Viruses
262
Rapid Diagnostic Tests in Microbiology
305

Handling of HIV Positive Patient
88
Microbiological Investigation of an Outbreak
97
Prevention of Infection by Immunisation
102
Occupational Hazards of Healthcare Workers
109
Antimicrobial Agents and Resistance
122
Basic Immunology and Immunity
132
Waterborne and Foodborne Diseases
145
Parasitology
324
Entomology
359
Bibliography
371
Glossary
377
Index
387
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