Front cover:Review of MICROBIOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY By Apurba Sankar Sastry & Sa
By Apurba Sankar Sastry, Sandhya Bhat K
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Pages: 588
ISBN: 9789352709328
Edition: 8th edition
SKU: ELB1116025



Key Features of Review of Microbiology & Immunology, 8th Edition

  • All the chapters have been updated with the latest epidemiology, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.

Each chapter contains:

  • Chapter Review: Gives a preliminary idea about how a chapter can be finished fast.
  • Recent 2015-2018 MCQ with detailed explanations.
  • Biomedical waste management rules 2016 (with 2018-19 amendment) included.
  • NEET pattern 2019 MCQs added as a separate chapter in the beginning.
  • All recent information, such as Zika Virus, EBOLA virus, Polio eradication, Dengue vaccine, Vaccine-derived Polio Viruses (VDPVs), MER-CoV, and updates in bacterial drug resistance, etc have been incorporated.
  • Newer sterilization indicators, CSSD, newer automations (MALDI-TOF, VITEK, BacT/ALERT VIRTUO), newer molecular methods (LAMP, Real-time PCR, Biofire FilmArray, etc.) included.
  • MRSA, VRSA, VRE, Pneumococcal vaccine, DPT vaccine, epidemiology of meningococcal meningitis, tuberculosis (GeneXpert, MGIT, Truett, Drug 2 Susceptibility, testing methods, latest RNTCP guidelines), 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.
  • Recent questions included from NEET PG Pattern (till 2019), AIIMS 2005-2018 Nov) PGI (2005-2018 Nov), JIPMER 2005-2018 Nov) DNB Pattern (till 2019), and latest MCQs from other national and state entrances.
  • Image-based question bank is further strengthened with new images (more than 500 images are included in respective chapters)
  • Fully updated with latest references from Harrison (19th/e & amp:20th/e), Park (24th/e), Jawetz (27th/e), Apurba Sastry's Essentials of Medical Parasitology (2nd/e), and Ananthanarayan (10th/e).
  • Only MCQ book on Microbiology written by the subject specialists and textbook authors.
  • Thoroughly revised and updated in full-color layout.
  • Chapter-wise concise text in a new layout for enabling the students to study antegrade manner and important points given in separate boxes.
  • Chapter-wise MCQs with detailed explanations given from previous year exams of National and State exams including DNB and NEET pattern questions.
  • Separate annexures section containing important exam-oriented rapid-fire topics.
  • 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.
  • Author online support for clarification of doubts.
  • This book is useful for Interns, students preparing for entrance exams and for second professional students.
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