Review of Microbiology & Immunology
9th Reprint by Apurba S Sastry


Review of Microbiology & Immunology 9th Reprint by Apurba S Sastry

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Review of Microbiology & Immunology by Apurba S Sastry

ISBN 9789390020539
Edition 9/e Reprint
Publish Year 2023
Pages 612
Size 8.5" x 11"
cover Type Paper Back


Quick Overview
This revised edition is prepared in such a manner that will help the 2nd year MBBS students to prepare for their MBBS exam as well as for the PG entrances. The chapter review part of each chapter is revised and updated in such a way that by studying this book, the students can easily solve the long essays, short notes of MBBS exams as well as MCQs of various PG entrances.
Key Features
  • All the chapters have been updated with the latest epidemiology, laboratory diagnosis and treatment.
  • Newer sterilization indicators, CSSD, newer automations (MALDITOF, VITEK, BacT/ALERT VIRTUO), newer molecular methods (LAMP, Real-time PCR, Biofire FilmArray, etc.) included.
  • MRSA, VRSA, VRE, Pneumococcal vaccines, DPT vaccine, epidemiology of meningococcal meningitis, tuberculosis (leprosy), melioidosis, scrub typhus, yaws eradication program have been thoroughly updated.
  • Laboratory diagnosis, treatment and PEP of HBV and HCV updated thoroughly.
  • Nipah virus (including the Kerala outbreak, 2018), poliomyelitis (update in vaccine schedule, epidemiology, and end game strategy) included.
  • Hospital Infection Control chapter has been thoroughly updated with topics such as biomedical waste (2016 guideline, with 2018-19 amendment), needle stick injury, antimicrobial stewardship, and environmental surveillance.
  • Image-based question bank is strengthened with new images (more than 300 images are included in respective chapters). Images are incorporated in respective chapters.
  • Updated with latest references from Harrison 19th & 20th ed., Apurba Sastry’s Essentials of Medical Microbiology 2nd ed., Apurba Sastry’s Essentials of Medical Parasitology 2nd ed. Apurba Sastry’s Essentials of Hospital Infection Control 1st ed., Park 24th ed., Jawetz 27th ed. and Ananthanarayan 10th ed.
  • Only MCQ book on Microbiology written by the subject specialists and textbook authors.
  • Each chapter contains: ? Chapterwise concise complete text in a new layout for enabling the students to study antegrade manner and important points given in separate boxes. ? Chapterwise MCQs with detailed explanations given from previous year exams of National and State exams including DNB and NEET Pattern Questions.
  • Hundred percent authentic and correct answers with updated references.
  • More emphasis is given to the sections, like Immunology, Parasitology and Mycology.
  • Contains lots of tables, flowcharts, mnemonics which help the students for better recall.
  • This book is useful for Interns, students preparing for entrance exams and for second professional students.
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Target Audience
  • A must-buy for All India, AIIMS, PGI, JIPMER, DNB, FMGE and state entrance exams.