MBBS Micro Biology Curriculum

Sl. No Topic Learning Objective At the end of the session student should be able to  Teaching guidelines Teaching Methodology Duration
  GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY  (34 HOURS)
1 Introduction and Historical background   Know about the history of Microbiology and definitions used in Microbiology To tell about the history of Microbiology and names and contributions of various scientists in Microbiology. Give definitions of various terms used in Microbiology Student Interactive Session 1 hour
2 Microscope Know about different types of microscopes and their handling method and  uses To tell about different types of microscopes, their principle, and handling and uses in Microbiology. Show types of Microscopes and describe their principle and show how to handle them Demonstration     Practical 1hour     2 hours  
3 Morphology of bacteria and Classification   Know the morphology of bacteria Classification  of bacteria and various staining techniques To describe the morphology of bacteria with diagrams. To tell the classification of bacteria. To describe the various staining techniques To demonstrate various staining techniques and motility of bacteria To perform Gram staining and motility Morphology and classification of bacteria Student Interactive Session         Demonstration   Practical Students seminar 1 hour       1 hour     1 hour 1 hour
4 Physiology of bacteria including growth requirements &metabolism   To know about the nutrition requirements of bacteria, bacterial growth curve and bacterial metabolism To tell about the nutritional requirements of bacteria, describe the various phases of bacterial growth curve, describe aerobic and anaerobic metabolism of bacteria To interact act with students to know about their knowledge of bacterial growth curve, metabolism and nutritional requirements Student Interactive Session         Tutorial 1 hour         1 hour
5 Sterilization and  Disinfection To know the methods & principles of Sterilization & Disinfectants To know about uses of Sterilization & Disinfectants To know about testing of Disinfectants To tell about sterilizations and disinfection, principles of various methods of sterilization and their uses To tell about differences in sterilization and disinfection To classify  various  disinfectants, their principle of action and uses To tell about how to test the disinfectant for their potency To demonstrate various types of equipment used in sterilization  and show various disinfectants Visit to CSSD Methods of  Sterilization and  Disinfection Student Interactive Session   Student Interactive Session           Demonstration Practical     Student seminar 1 hour 1 hour         1 hour 1 hour     1 hour
6 Culture media and culture methods To know about different types of culture media , constituents of culture media and their application To know about aerobic and anaerobic culture methods To tell about different types of culture media used in Bacteriology, their constituents , and uses in laboratory for bacterial culture To tell about aerobic and anaerobic culture techniques To interact with students to know their knowledge about various culture media To demonstrate various culture media , and characteristics of bacterial growth on various media and how to sterilize various media Student Interactive Session           Tutorial   Demonstration 1 hour           1 hour   1 hour
7 Identification of bacteria   To know about different types of biochemical tests used for identification of bacteria and their principles. To be able to interpret biochemical test used in bacterial identification as well as able to carry out simple biochemical tests like coagulase and catalase To tell about the various biochemical tests used for identification of bacteria, their main principle, constituents and uses To perform various simple biochemical tests used in identification of bacteria perform simple tests like catalase and coagulase Student Interactive Session       Practical 1 hour       1 hour  
8 Bacterial genetics and drug resistance to antimicrobial agents and methods of antimicrobial susceptibility testing   To know the principles of bacterial genetics, methods of bacterial  gene transfer To know about genetic mechanism of drug resistance To know about methods of antimicrobial susceptibility testing and how to interpret them To tell about the principles of bacterial genetics and various bacterial gene transfer mechanisms To tell about the genetic mechanism of drug resistance in various bacteria To describe various method for antimicrobial susceptibility testing To demonstrate various method of drug susceptibility testing and their interpretation Student Interactive Session     Student Interactive Session       Demonstration 1 hour     1 hour       1 hour
9 Normal flora To know about the normal flora of humans and define commensal,pathogenic and opportunistic micro organisms To tell about the normal flora of various parts of human body To define commensal, and pathogenic microorganism. To define opportunistic infections Student Interactive Session       1 hour  
10 Microbial Pathogenicity To know about the sources and reservoirs of microbial  infection, various modes of their transmission and virulence markers of microbes To tell about the reservoirs and sources of microbial infections. Describe the various modes of transmission of bacterial infections with examples. To tell about various virulence factors present in microbes To interact with students to know about their knowledge of sources , reservoirs and modes of spread of microbial infections Student Interactive Session           Tutorial       1 hour           1hours  
11 Revision General Microbiology 8 hours
IMMUNOLOGY: (22 Hours)
1 Introduction of immunology To know the definitions of Innate Immunity, Acquired Immunity, Herd Immunity, Adoptive To tell about Innate Immunity, acquired Immunity, active immunity, passive immunity. To explain the  bridge between innate and acquired immunity Student Interactive Session   1 hour  
2 Antigen To know about the antigens &Hapten, antigen presentation to the host, biological classes of antigens To tell about different types of antigens &Hapten To tell about factors influencing immunogenicity of antigen & adjuvants To tell about different biological classes of antigens Student Interactive Session   1 hour  
3 Antibodies   To know about the structure of antibody, types of Immunoglobulins, functions of Immunoglobulins, and monoclonal antibody To tell about the structure of antibody and types  of immunoglobulins To make student  understand the functions and role of various immunoglobulins in immunity To tell about, abnormal immunoglobulins, and monoclonal antibodies To interact with students to know about their understanding of immunoglobulins and their role in immunity. Student Interactive Session               Tutorial   1 hour               1 hour
4 Antigen-antibody reactions   To know general properties of antigen – antibody reaction, types of  antigen – antibody reaction and their applications To know the principal of a precipitation, agglutination and Complement fixation test and their uses To know the Enzyme Immunoassay,  immunofluorescence and other serological techniques To tell about the definition of avidity, affinity. To tell about the general properties of antigen – antibody reaction, types of  antigen – antibody reaction and their applications Student must understand the principle of  precipitation , agglutination, Complement fixations test, ELISA etc. and their uses To interact with students to know about their understanding ofvarious antigen antibody reactions and their principles To demonstrate various serological techniques like agglutination, ELISA. IFA Methods of Antigen-antibody reactions   Student Interactive Session                 Tutorial     Demonstration   Students seminar 1 hour                 1 hour     2 hour   1 hour
5 Immune response To know about the structure of immune system, Cell mediated Immunity and Humoral Immunity To tell about the  Structure of immune system, Cell mediated Immunity and Humoral Immunity of CMI &humoral immunity Student Interactive Session   1 hour
6 Complement To know the general properties of complement, complement pathways and biological effects of complement To tell about the  general properties of complement, complement pathways like classical, alternative and lectin pathways  and biological effects of complement Student Interactive Session   1 hour
7 Hypersensitivity To know about the Definition and classification of Hypersensitivity reactions To tell about the definition  of Hypersensitivity reactions To tell about the type I & II hypersensitivity, their mediators and detection methods To tell about Type III & IV hypersensitivity and its mechanisms Hypersensitivity types Student Interactive Session   Student Interactive Session   Student Seminar   1 hour   1 hour   1 hour
8 Autoimmunity, Immuno-deficiency   To know about the Immunological tolerance and  mechanisms of autoimmunity To know about the autoimmune diseases To tell about autoimmunity,  mechanisms of autoimmunity , immunological tolerance, To tell about the molecular mimicry autoimmune  diseases and their diagnostic methods Student Interactive Session   1 hour
9 Transplantation immunology & Major Histocompatibility  Complex   To know about the transplant immunology To know the  classification of transplants, Histocompatibility antigens,  To know about the graft-versus-host rejection types and prevention of graft rejection To tell about the  Classification of transplants, Histocompatibility antigens, types of graft rejection, mechanism of graft rejection, prevention of graft rejection Student Interactive Session   1 hour
10 Revision Immunology 7 hours
SYSTEMIC BACTERIOLOGY: (74 Hours )
1 Staphylococcus   To know about morphology and Classificationof Staphylococci. To know about pathogenesis and  Laboratory diagnosis of staphylococcal infections To tell about the morphology yand Classification of Staphylococci. To tell about the pathogenesisand Laboratory diagnosis of staphylococcal infections. To demonstrate morphology, culture characteristics and biochemical tests for diagnosis and identification of staphylococci. To perform Gram staining and coagulase and catalase test Student Interactive Session                 Practical 1 hour                 2 hours
2 Streptococcus and Pneumococcus   To know about the  morphology and classification of Streptococci including pneumococci,their pathogenesis, and Laboratory diagnosis of streptococcal and pneumococcal infections To tell about morphology and classification of Streptococci,  to tell about pathogenesis, and Laboratory diagnosis of streptococcal infections To tell about the morphology , classification , pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of pneumococci To demonstrate morphology, culture characteristics and biochemical test for diagnosis and identification ofStreptococci &Pneumococci. To perform Gram staining and catalase test Student Interactive Session       Student Interactive Session             Practical 1 hour       1 hour             2  hours
3 Neisseria   To know about the morphology,and classification of Neisseria, and pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of Neisseria infections. To tell about the morphology, and classification of Neisseria, and pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of Neisseria infections To interact with students on laboratory diagnosis of  Neisseria infections To performthe Gram staining and Oxidase test for  Laboratory diagnosis of  Neisseria infections   Student Interactive Session       Demonstration   Practical 1 hour       1 hour   1 hour
4 Haemophilus To know about morphology, classification and pathogenesis of Haemophilus   To tell about the morphology and Classification of Haemophilussp. To make students understand pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of Haemophilus infections Student Interactive Session   1 hour
5 Corynebacterium To know about the morphology, and classification of corynebacteria. To know about  pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of C. diphtheriae infections To tell about the morphologyand classification of Corynebacterium. To make students understand pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of C.diphtheriae. To demonstrate Albert Stain, culture characteristics and biochemical test for diagnosis and identification of C.diphtheriae. To make students carry out Albert’s stain Student Interactive Session         Demonstration     Practical 1 hour         1 hour     1 hour
6 Mycobacteria To know about the morphology and classification of Mycobacteria including   Mycobacteria other than tuberculosis. To understand the pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. To understand the pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of  Mycobacteria other than tuberculosis To tell about the general characteristics and classification of Mycobacteria ,  including   Mycobacteria other than tuberculosis To tell about the pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis sand mycobacteria other than tuberculosis To interact with students about their knowledge on pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis and diseases caused by atypical mycobacteria To make students carry out ZN stain Laboratory diagnosis of Mycobacteria tuberculosis Student Interactive Session               Tutorial     Practical   Students seminar 2 hours               1 hour     2 hour   1 hour
7 Mycobacterium leprae   To know about the morphology,pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of M. Leprae. To tell about the morphology, general characteristics, pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of leprosy. To make students carry out ZN stain Student Interactive Session   Practical   1 hour   2 hours  
8 Anaerobes (Clostridium  welchii, tetani, botulinum and other medically important clostridia To know about the morphology Classification, culture characteristics pathogenesis,of Clostridia and to understand the laboratory diagnosis and prevention of Clostridial infections To tell the how to collect the sample  for anaerobic microorganism detection To tell about the morphology, classification culture characteristics of Clostridia. To tell about pathogenesis prevention and laboratory diagnosis of infections caused by C.welchii, C. tetaniand, C. botulinum . To demonstratestudentsNagler reaction, Reverse CAMP test and methods of Anaerobiosis Gas gangrene Student Interactive Session               Demonstration     Student seminar 1 hour               1 hour     1 hour
9 Revision Gram positive bacteria and Mycobacteria 4 hours
10 Non sporing Anaerobes To know  the different   Non sporing Anaerobes , their classification, morphology, pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis To tellabout the morphology , classification of Non sporing Anaerobes , To tell about pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of infections caused by them To demonstrate methods of anerobiosis Student Interactive Session         Demonstration 1 hour         1 hour
11 Enterobacteriaceae: E.coli, Klebsiella  and other medically important enteric bacteria   To know the morphology definition, classification of Enterobacteriace. To know about diseases caused byE.coli, Klebsiella sp. Proteus sp. their and laboratory diagnosis. To tell about the general properties of Enterobacteriaceaeincluding its definition. To tell about the diseases caused by important members i.e. E.coli, Klebsiella sp. Proteus sp. and their laboratory diagnosis. To demonstrate sample collection for UTI and diarrhea. To demonstrate culture characters and biochemical of E.coli, Klebsiella sp. Proteus To perform gram staining and hanging drop preparation and wet mount of urine examination Student Interactive Session           Demonstration         Practical 2 hours           1 hour         2 hour
12 Salmonella To know the morphology and classification of salmonella  species To know the pathogenesis, prevention and Laboratory diagnosis of Enteric fever To tell the morphology and classification of salmonella typhiand other medically important salmonella sp. To tell the Pathogenesis, prevention  and Laboratory diagnosis of Enteric fever To make students understand the laboratory diagnosis and preventionof enteric fever To demonstrate the sample collection for Enteric fever. To perform hanging drop and  Gram staining Laboratory diagnosis of Enteric fever Student Interactive Session         Tutorial     Practical       Student seminar 1 hour       1 hour       2 hours       1 hour
13 Shigella To know the general characteristics and classification of Shigella  species To know the Pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of  dysentery To tell the morphology and classification of  Shigella species To tell the pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of bacillary dysentery To perform hanging drop and  Gram staining Student Interactive Session       Practical 1 hour       2 hour
14 Vibrio To know the  general characteristics and classification of Vibrio  species To know the Pathogenesis, prevention  and Laboratory diagnosis of  Cholera To tell the  morphology and classification of  Vibrio species To tell the Pathogenesis prevention and Laboratory diagnosis of Cholera To demonstrate the sample collection of stools. To show culture  characteristics and biochemical reactions of Vibrio cholerae To perform hanging drop, Gram staining Student Interactive Session       Demonstration       Practical 1 hour       1 hour       1 hour
15 Campylobacter & Helicobacter   To know about the morphology, classification, pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis  of  Campylobacter & Helicobacter To tell  the  general characteristics and classification of  Campylobacter & Helicobacter species To tell the Pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of diseases caused by them Student Interactive Session 1 hour
16 Pseudomonas To know about the morphology, classification and pathogenesis of pseudomonas sp. To know about the Laboratory diagnosis of pseudomonas infections To tell the  general characteristics and classification of Pseudomonas species To tell the Pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of UTI, burn and hospital acquired infection caused by Pseudomonas sp. To perform hanging drop, Gram staining of Pseudomonas sp. Student Interactive Session           Practical 1 hour           1 hour  
17 Revision Gram Negative bacteria 4 hours
18 Spirochetes (Treponema, Leptospira and Borrelia)   To know the morphology and classification  of spirochetes To know the pathogenesis of syphilis infection To know the Laboratory diagnosis of  Syphilis and Well’s disease To tell about morphology and classification of spirochetes. To tell the Pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of  Syphilis and Weill’s disease To interact with students to know their understanding of  role of Treponema pallidum and related bacteria in sexually transmitted diseases and laboratory diagnosis of Syphilis To demonstrate  sample collection and different serological methods used for diagnosis of Syphilis Student Interactive Session           Tutorial     Demonstration 2 hours           1 hour     1 hour
19 Actinomycosis& Nocardia To know the morphology, classification, pathogenesis ofActinomycosis& Nocardia and Laboratory diagnosis  of   infections caused by them To know the morphology , classification, Pathogenesis of and Laboratory diagnosis  of Actinomycosis& Nocardia infections   Student Interactive Session   1 hour  
20 Rickettsiae To know the morphology, classification and Pathogenesis of Rickettsial infections To know about the infection caused by rickettsia i.e. typhus fever, rickettesial pox and scrub typhus etc To know about the Laboratory diagnosis of rickettsial infections To tell the morphology, Classification and pathogenesis of Rickettsial infections. To tell about the infection caused by rickettsia i.e. typhus fever, rickettesial pox, scrub typhus `etc. To tell about methods for Laboratory diagnosis of rickettsial infection To make students understand the serological methods and their interpretation for diagnosis of rickettesial infections To demonstrate serological reactions of  rickettesial infections Student Interactive Session         Tutorial           Demonstration 1 hour         1 hour           1 hour
21 Chlamydia and Mycoplasma   To know  the morphology, Classification and Pathogenesis of chlamydial infections To know the Laboratory diagnosis of chlamydial infections. To know about the morphology , classification of Mycoplasma sp. and laboratory diagnosis of infections caused by Mycoplasma sp To tell about morphology Classification and Pathogenesis of chlamydia. To tell about the pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of infections caused by Chlamydia sp. To tell the morphology, classification and diseases caused by Mycoplasma sp and their laboratory diagnosis. To demonstrate cards on  Chlamydia and Mycoplasma infections Student Interactive Session               Demonstration 1 hour               1 hour
22 Legionella and Brucella To know about the general characteristicsand morphology of Legionella and Brucella sp.AndPathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of legionella and Brucella infections To tell  about  the general characteristics, morphology , of Legionella sp and Brucella sp. and to tell about pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of legionella and Brucella infections To demonstrate cards on  Chlamydia and Mycoplasmainfections Student Interactive Session         Demonstration   1 hour         1 hour
23 Bacillus To know about the morphology of Bacillus sp and  Pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of anthrax To tell about  the general characteristics, morphology of Bacillus sp, and Pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of anthrax   Student Interactive Session   1 hour
24 Bacteriology of air, water, milk and food To know the different Methods of testing air water and Milk for bacterial contamination To tell about the different Methods of testing air water and Milk for bacterial contamination Student Interactive Session   1 hour
25 Revision Misc Bacteria 6 hours
MYCOLOGY (20 Hours)
1 Introduction to Mycology To know about  definitions,  classification, pathogenesis  and laboratory diagnosis of fungal  infections To tell about  definitions,  classification, pathogenesis  and laboratory diagnosis of fungal  infections To demonstrate the preparation various fungal culture medias and culture techniques for identification of fungal agents To perform Gram Staining   Student Interactive Session     Demonstration       Practical 1hour     1hour       1hour
2 Superficial mycosis To know about  morphology,   classification,  pathogenesis  of  agents of  Superficial mycosis and laboratory diagnosis of  superficial fungal  infections To tell about  morphology,   classification,  pathogenesis  of  agents of superficial mycosis and laboratory diagnosis of  superficial fungal  infections To  demonstrate the dermatophytes in wet  mount  preparation Student Interactive Session       Demonstration 1hour       1hour
3 Subcutaneous mycosis To know about  morphology  of agents of subcutaneous mycosis,  pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of   Subcutaneous mycoses To tell about  morphology,   classification,  pathogenesis  of  agents of  subcutaneous mycosis and laboratory diagnosis of   subcutaneous fungal  infections To assess their knowledge about the topic To perform gram staining and KOH mount Student Interactive Session     Tutorial     Practical 1hour     1hour     2 hours
4 Systemic mycosis   To know about  morphology  of  agents of systemic  mycosis,  pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of  systemic mycoses To tell about  morphology,   classification,  pathogenesis  of  agents of  systemic mycosis and laboratory diagnosis of   systemic  fungal  infections To interact with students and assess their knowledge about the topic Student Interactive Session       Tutorial 1hour       1hour
5 Opportunistic fungal infections To know about  morphology of Candida, Cryptococcus, Aspergillus, penicillium and members of Zygomycetespathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of  infections caused by them To tell about  morphology,   classification,  pathogenesis of   Candida, Cryptococcus, Aspergillus, penicillium and members of Zygomycetes,  laboratory diagnosis of  infections caused by them To demonstrate true yeast and budding yeast cells in stained preparations and wet mount  and to show them  the colonies of  Candida and Cryptococcus on Sabouraud’s agar To perform Gram staining and LPCB Student Interactive Session         Demonstration         Practical 1hour         1hour         1 hour
6 Revision 6 hours
VIROLOGY (36 Hours)
1 General Virology To know about general properties of viruses, their structure , Classification and replication To give them knowledge on general properties of viruses, their size shape, symmetry, classification. To tell about replication strategies of viruses Student Interactive Session   1 hour
2 Virus –Host interaction To know about types of viral infections,  transmission of virus infections and host response to virus infections including interferon To give them knowledge about lytic latent and persistent viral infections , To tell about modes of virus transmission and host response to virus infections including interferon Student Interactive Session 1 hour
3 Laboratory diagnosis of viral infections   To have knowledge  about the various laboratory techniques for diagnosis and cultivation of viruses To tell about  sample collection and  transport and types of samples collected for various virus infections To give knowledge about direct detection of viruses  in clinical samples by different techniques To tell about different methods used for cultivation of viruses To tell about serological methods used for diagnosis of virus infections To give knowledge about molecular methods used for  diagnosis of virus infections To make  students understand  about various methods used in diagnosis of viral infections To demonstrate the cytopathic effects of various viruses, and serological methods used in diagnosis of viral infections Student Interactive Session                         Tutorial     Demonstration 1 hour                         1 hour     1 hour
4 Viral immunity To know about immunity in virus infections. To know about various viral vaccines To tell about the immunity in various virus infections. To tell about various viralvaccines Student Interactive Session 1 hour
5 Bacteriophage To know about structure and classification of Bacteriophages and their importance in clinical Microbiology To give them knowledge on structure classification and importance of bacteriophages in clinical Microbiology Student Interactive Session 1 hour
6. Adenoviruses, Pox viruses, Parvo viruses and other DNA viruses To have knowledge about morphology, classification  pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of Adenoviruses To have  knowledge about morphology classification  pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of Poxviruses To give them knowledge about morphology , classification , pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of Adenoviruses To give them knowledge about morphology , classification  pathogenesis  and laboratory diagnosis of Pox viruses To describe the eradication of small pox from world To give them knowledge about morphology, classification, pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of Parvo and Papova viruses Student Interactive Session 1 hour
7 Herpes viruses To have knowledge about morphology Classification, pathogenesis, prevention, epidemiology and laboratory diagnosis of Herpes viruses To tell them about the morphology, classification , pathogenesis, epidemiology and laboratory diagnosis of various viruses in Herpesviridae   Student Interactive Session 2 hours
8 Picornaviruses   To have knowledge of morphology, Classification, pathogenesis, epidemiology, laboratory diagnosis and prevention of enteroviruses. To have knowledge about polio eradication programme To provide knowledge on morphology, classification, pathogenesis , epidemiology Laboratory diagnosis and prevention of picorna viruses  including polio viruses , Coxsackie viruses , ECHO viruses, Rhinoviruses and other enteroviruses To tell them about global polio eradication programme To interact with students to find out their knowledge about enteroviruses with special reference to polio viruses, their laboratory diagnosis  and polio vaccines Student Interactive Session                 Tutorial   1 hour                 1 hour
9 Rhabdoviruses   To have knowledge of  morphology, classification Pathogenesis ofRhabdo viruses. To know about laboratory diagnosis and prevention of Rabies To tell about the morphology, classification, pathogenesis of Rhabdoviruses. To give knowledge about prevention , vaccines and laboratory diagnosis of Rabies Student Interactive Session   1 hour
10 Orthomyxoviruses To have knowledge of  morphology, classification Pathogenesis ofRhabdo viruses. To know about laboratory diagnosis and prevention of Rabies To tell them about the morphology and classification of orthomyxoviruses To tell them about the pathogenesis antigenic shift and drift , epidemiology , laboratory diagnosis and prevention of influenza virus infections To interact with students to find out their knowledge about influenza , its epidemiology , laboratory diagnosis and prevention Student Interactive Session           Tutorial   1 hour           1 hour  
11 Paramyxoviruses and other respiratory viruses To have knowledge on morphology, Classification, pathogenesis, Laboratory diagnosis and prevention of paramyxoviruses To have knowledge of the various viruses which cause respiratory infection. To also know about pathogenesis, prevention and laboratory diagnosis of measles and rubella To tell them about the morphology and classification of paramyxoviruses. To enlist the viruses causing respiratory infections, to tell about their pathogenesis, epidemiology, prevention and laboratory diagnosis. To give knowledge pathogenesis, prevention and laboratory diagnosis of measles and rubella To also know their knowledge about measles and rubella and its prevention. To interact with students to find out their knowledge about  respiratory viruses, its epidemiology, laboratory diagnosis and prevention Student Interactive Session                     Tutorial   1 hour                     1 hour  
12 Hepatitis viruses   To know about the various viruses which cause viral hepatitis. To know the structure, classification , pathogenesis , epidemiology, prevention and laboratory diagnosis of Hepatis A virus , hepatitis B virus , hepatitis C virus , Hepatitis D virus , hepatitis E virus and other viruses To enumerate the various viruses which cause hepatitis? To tell them the structure ,   classification, pathogenesis , epidemiology, prevention and laboratory diagnosis of Hepatitis A virus , hepatitis B virus , hepatitis C virus , Hepatitis D virus , hepatitis E virus and other viruses. To make students understand the epidemiology, laboratory diagnosis and prevention of viral hepatitis. To  demonstrate various serological assays for the diagnosis of hepatitis viruses Student seminar on Viral hepatitis Student Interactive Session             Tutorial     Demonstration     Student Seminar 2 hours             1 hour     1 hour     1 hour
13 Arboviruses   To know about the structure, Classification, vector of transmission , Pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of various ARBO viruses with special reference to ARBO viruses prevalent in India To give knowledge about the structure, Classification, vector of transmission, Pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis of various Arboviruses with special reference to ARBO viruses prevalent in India.   Student Interactive Session   2 hours  
14 Reoviruses , Calciviruses and Astroviruses To know about structure , classification, pathogenesis , epidemiology, prevention and laboratory diagnosis of viruses causing acute gastroenteritis i.e. Rotaviruses, Calciviruses, Astroviruses and Adenoviruses To give knowledge about etiology , epidemiology, laboratory diagnosis and prevention of viral gastroenteritis Student Seminar on Viral gastroenteritis Student Interactive Session     Seminar 1 hour     1 hour
15 Retroviruses   To know about morphology, Classification and Pathogenesis To know pathogenesis, epidemiology and Laboratory diagnosis and prevention of HIV infection To tell  about morphology, Classificationand Pathogenesis. To know pathogenesis, epidemiology and Laboratory diagnosis and prevention of HIV infection To interact with students to know their knowledge of pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis and prevention of HIV infection Post exposure prophylaxis of HIV Student Interactive Session       Student Interactive Session       Student Seminar 1 hour       1 hour       1 hour
16 Slow and Oncogenic Viruses   To know about various slow viruses including prions. To know structure Classification, and Pathogenesis of oncogenic viruses with special reference to human cancers To tell about various slow viruses including prions To tell l about structure , classification and pathogenesis of oncogenic viruses  Describe various oncogenic viruses which cause human cancers Student Interactive Session   1 hour
17 Revision 6 hours
PARASITOLOGY (34 Hours)
1 Introduction to parasitology To know about various definitions used in parasitology and classification of parasites To give various definitions used in parasitology and tell about general classification of parasites Student Interactive Session   1 hour
2 Amoebic protozoa: E. histolytica and others   To know about morphology, classification, life cycle, pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of amoebic infections. To know about the differences between different entamoebae and bacillary and amoebic dysentery. To tell about morphology, classification, life cycle, pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of amoebic infections. To tell about the differences between different  entamoebae and bacillary and amoebic dysentery To show them cysts and trophozoites of Entamoeba To perform normal saline and iodine mount Student Interactive Session           Demonstration   Practical 1 hour           1 hour   1 hour
3 Free Living Amoebae To know about  morphology, classification, life cycle, pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of Free living amoebe To tell about  morphology, classification, life cycle, pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of free living amoebae   Student Interactive Session   1 hour
4 Intestinal and genital flagellates To know about  morphology, classification, life cycle, pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of  Giardia & Trichomonas To tell about  morphology, classification, life cycle, pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of Giardia & Trichomonas Student Interactive Session   1 hour
5 Hemoflagellates: Leishmania To know about  morphology, classification, life cycle, epidemiology and pathogenesis of  Leishmania donovaniand laboratory diagnosis of Kala azar and  to know briefly about  other medically important Leishmania sp. To tell about morphology, classification, life cycle, epidemiology and pathogenesis of Leishmaniadonovani and laboratory diagnosis of Kala azar and to know briefly about other medically important Leishmania sp. To interact with students and assess their knowledge To show them mounted slides of amastigotes of Leishmania To perform peripheral blood smear Student Interactive Session           Tutorial   Demonstration   Practical 1 hour           1 hour   1 hour   1 hour
6 Hemoflagellates: Trypanosomes To know briefly about  morphology, classification, life cycle, pathogenesis of Trypanosoma and laboratory diagnosis of  Trypanosomiasis To tell briefly about  morphology, classification, life cycle, pathogenesis of Trypanosoma and laboratory diagnosis of  Trypanosomiasis Student Interactive Session   1 hour
7 Malaria parasite   To know about morphology, classification, life cycle, pathogenesis of plasmodium sp. and laboratory diagnosis of malaria. To know about treatment and prevention of malaria To tell about morphology, classification, life cycle, pathogenesis of plasmodium sp. and laboratory diagnosis of malaria. To tell about treatment and prevention of malaria To demonstrate the different stages of malarial parasite in peripheral blood film To  be skilled in preparation in peripheral blood smear and its staining Laboratory diagnosis of Malaria Student Interactive Session   Tutorial     Practical   Student seminar 1 hour   1 hour     2 hours   1 hour
8 Coccidian parasites To know about  morphology, classification, life cycle, pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of coocidian parasites including Toxoplasma and infections caused by them To tell about  morphology, classification, life cycle, pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of coocidian parasites including Toxoplasma and infections caused by them Student Interactive Session   1 hour
9 Cestodes: Taeniasaginata&solium To know about morphology, and classification of cestodes life cycle, pathogenesis of Taenia sp. and laboratory diagnosis of infections caused byTaeniasolium and saginata.  To know about differencesbetween Taeniasaginata&solium.  To know briefly about  H nana To tell about  morphology and  classification of  cestodes and  life cycle, pathogenesis of  Taenia sp. and laboratory diagnosis of  infections caused byTaeniasolium and saginata. To know about differences between Taeniasaginata&solium. To know briefly about  H nana To perform stool wet mount Student Interactive Session               Practical 1 hour               1 hour
10 Cestodes: Echinococcusgranulosus To know about  morphology,  life cycle, pathogenesis of  Echinococcusgranulosus including hydatid cyst  and laboratory diagnosis of  infections caused by Echinococcus To tell about  morphology,  life cycle, pathogenesis of  Echinococcusgranulosus including hydatid cyst  and laboratory diagnosis of  infections caused by Echinococcus To show them mounted specimen Student Interactive Session         Practical 1 hour         1 hour
11 Trematodes : Schistosomiasis, Brief account of Fasciolahepatica and other trematodes To know briefly about morphology, life cycle, pathogenesis of   Schistosoma sp,Fasciolahepatica, Fasciolopsis    and other trematodes . To know about laboratory diagnosis of  infections caused by them To tell briefly about morphology, life cycle, pathogenesis of   Schistosoma sp. and Fasciolahepatica, Fasciolopsis and other trematodes. To tell about the  laboratory diagnosis of  infections caused by them   Student Interactive Session   1 Hour      
12 Intestinal Nematodes To know about  classification of   intestinal nematodes, To know the morphology ,life cycle, and pathogenesis , of  Trichinella, Strongyloidesstercoralis, Ancylostoma sp., Enterobiusvermicularis, Ascaris lumbricoides  and laboratory diagnosis of  infections caused by them and to know in brief about cutaneous and visceral larva  migrans To tell about the classification of   intestinal nematodes. To describe the  morphology, life cycle, pathogenesis of  Trichinella, Strongyloidesstercoralis, Ancylostoma sp., Enterobiusvermicularis, Ascaris lumbricoides  and laboratory diagnosis of  infections caused by them and to tell  in brief about cutaneous and visceral larva  migrans To demonstrate and show them mounted specimens and ova To perform stool wet mount Student Interactive Session                 Demonstration   Practical 1 Hour                 1 hour   1 hour
13 Tissue Nematodes   To know about morphology, life cycle, and pathogenesis of filarial nematodes i.e Wuchereriabancrofti, Brugiamalayi, Loa loa, Onchocercavolvulus,Dracunculusmedinensis and Mansonella. To know about laboratory diagnosis   and prevention of infections caused by them To tell about  morphology, life cycle, mode of transmission , pathogenesis and laboratory diagnosis of filarial nematodes i.eWuchereria bancrofti  Brugiamalayi,  Loa loa, Onchocercavolvulus ,Dracunculusmedinensisand   mansonella. To interact with students and assess their knowledge about the topic. To demonstrate some models and slides of filarial worms   Student Interactive Session             Tutorial   Demonstration   1 hour             1 hour   1 hour
14 Revision 6 hours
APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY (30 HOURS)
1 Etiology and Lab Diagnosis of infectious diseases: ·          Sore Throat ·          Diarrheal diseases ·          Meningitis ·          Urinary Tract Infections ·          Pyrexia of Unknown Origin ·          Sexual Transmitted Diseases To know about  etiology, pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis  of  sore throat, diarrhoeal diseases, meningitis, urinary tract Infections, pyrexia of Unknown Origin and sexually Transmitted Diseases,  learn how to interpret the laboratory reports   To tell about various etiological agents, pathogenesis and Laboratory diagnosis  of  sore throat, diarrhoeal diseases, meningitis, urinary tract Infections, pyrexia of Unknown Origin and sexually Transmitted Diseases   To have clinical exercise on the above topics to show culture characters, biochemicals and serological assays to diagnose the disease syndromes Spots Student Interactive Sessions         Practical       Demonstration   6 hours         12 hours     1 hour  
2 Hospital acquired infections ( HAIs) To know about  definition,  etiological agents,  modes of transmission, prevention and laboratory diagnosis  of HAIs To tell about  definitions,  common microbes involved  , modes of transmission, laboratory diagnosis  and prevention of HAIs Student Seminar on HAI and their prevention Student Interactive Session       Seminar 1 hour       2 hours
3 Molecular Techniques To know  about polymerase Chain Reaction, its principle and its types and  other molecular biology techniques used in diagnosis of microbial infections To tell the principle of polymerase Chain Reaction, its types. To tell about other molecular biology techniques and their uses in diagnosis of microbial infections  and to tell briefly about  RNA PCR and DNA PCR   Student Interactive Session   2
4 Revision 6 hours