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Course Detail

Course Name Medical Bacteriology
Program BSc. in Microbiology
Semester Five
Credits Three
Year Taught 2019


  • nfection-Sources of infection, method of transmission of infection,Factors predisposing to microbial pathogenicity,Types of infectious diseases..Normal Microbial flora of human body. Gram positive pathogens Staphylococcus,Streptococcus, ,Corynebacterium,Clostridium.
  • Gram negative pathogens- Neisseria,E.coli,Klebsiella,Proteus,Salmonella,Shigella,Vibrio,Yersinia.
  • Acid fast bacteria-Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M.lepreae.
  • Spirochetes-Leptospira, Treponema.
  • Mycoplasma.Chalmydia.Helicobacter and Campylobacter.
  • Other important anaerobic pathogens.
Syllabus - Year Taught
2015 2014

Text Books

  1. Medical Microbiology-David Green wood
  2. Text book of Microbiology,Ananthanarayan& Jayaram Panicker
  3. Jawetz-Medical Microbiology-Geo F.Brooks,Janet S Butel.
  4. Manual of Clinical microbiology-Murray,Baron
  5. Baily and Scot’s Diagnostic MicrobiologyForbes,Salim,Weissfeld
  6. Mim’s Medial Microbiology-Georing,Dockrell.
  7. Foundation and principle of bacteriology-A.J.Salle


  • Manual of Clinical microbiology-Murray,Baron
  • Baily and Scot’s Diagnostic MicrobiologyForbes,Salim,Weissfeld
  • Mim’s Medial Microbiology-Georing,Dockrell.
  • Foundation and principle of bacteriology-A.J.Salle

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