MBBS Micro Biology Curriculum

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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

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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
Admission 2017