101-3MB-VA, Microbiology and Immunology
Content includes: Morphology, physiology and identification of microorganisms. Bacteriological staining techniques. Establishment of bacterial cultures. Aseptic technique. Cleaning and disinfection of work areas. Factors affecting bacterial growth. Control of microorganisms by heat, radiation and chemicals. Pathogenesis and epidemiology. Non-specific defense mechanisms. Isolation and identification of bacteria from respiratory, digestive and urinary systems. Determination of antibiotic susceptibility.