BMLT | MICROBIOLOGY | Second Year

Syllabus (MICROBIOLOGY paper II)

Sl. No Topics Domain Time (Total-70)
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Mycology

Morphology

Classification of fungi

Cultivation of fungi

stains used in mycology

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Desirable to know

Nice to know

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Lab diagnosis of fungal Infections

Superficial Mycoses:

    1. Dermatophytes,
    2. Candidiasis.
Must know  3
Subcutaneous Mycoses:

    1. Mycetoma,
    2. Rhinosporidium, and Sporotrichosis
Desirable to know 3
Systemic Mycoses:

    1. Histoplasmosis, Blastomycosis
    2. Cryptococcosis
Must know 3
Opportunistic Fungi:

  • Aspergillosis, Pencillosis, 
  • Zygomycosis,
  • Pneumocystis
Must know

Nice to know

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2 Parasitology

1.      Classification and morphology of Protozoa Classification and morphology and Helminthes

Nice to know

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1.      Structure, life cycle pathogenesis &  laboratory diagnosis of following parasites

i.            Protozoa :

a)      Entamoeba,

b)      Trichomonas and Giardia,

c)      Plasmodium,

d)      Lieshmania

e)      Toxoplasma,

f)       Cryptosporidium & other coccidian parasites.

 

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ii.            Helminthes :

a)         Taenia,

b)         Echinococcus.

c)         Ascaris,

d)         Ancylostoma, Strongyloides,

e)         Trichuris, &Enterobius, Filaria

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Virology

  1. General properties of Viruses
  2. Collection, transportation and storage of samples for viral diagnosis.
  3. Cultivation of viruses.
  4. Bacteriophages
 

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Disease caused (pathogenesis), lab diagnosis, and prevention of:

  1. Herpes viruses ,
  2. Viral Hepatitis,
  3. Human Immunodeficiency Viruses ,
  4. Rabies.
  5. Poliomyelitis,
  6. Influenza Viruses
  7. Rubella, Mumps , Measles
  8. Rota virus.
  9. Japanese encephalitis & Dengue,
  10. Chikungunya
  11. Kyasanur Forest disease
  12. Human Onocogenic Viruses.
 

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4 Specimen processing

  • Blood
  • Sputum, throat swab, nasopharyngeal swab, Swabs (pus, wound )
  • CSF and other body fluids,
  • Stool and rectal swabs.
 

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5 Applied Microbiology

Hospital infection control

Health care associated infection

Emerging infectious diseases

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(a) Syllabus (Microbiology practical paper II)

 

S. No Topic Domain Hours

(Total-30)

1. Mycology::

i)       Demonstration of fungi using KOH , Lactophenol cotton blue and India ink

ii)     Colony characteristics and Microscopic examination and identification tests for :

iii)   Candida and  Cryptococcus,

iv)   Dermatophytes

v)      Aspergillussp

Parasitology

I.            Stool examination: Saline mount, Iodinemount

II.            Stool concentration techniques

III.            Preparation of thick and thin smears

Spottests/ELISA: HBV, HCV,HIV, Dengue X2

Must know 20
2. vi)   Miscellaneous fungi

vii) Slide culture technique

I.            Preparation and staining technique of Leishman’s stain and Giemsa stain

II.            Demonstration of malarial parasite in peripheral smear

Rapid test for malaria and QBC

Desirable to know 5
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  1. Demonstration of embryonatedegginoculation Demonstration of cell culture techniques and Cytopathic effect

Demonstration of heamagglutination and heamagglutination inhibition assay

Nice to know 5
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