Course Description

Medical Microbiology is a very important branch of modern medicine. Microbial diseases contribute a good number of cases in all hospital admissions. Department of Microbiology provides training to the medical students of 3rd phase years of MBBS course. The main objective of the department is to acquaint the medical student with the etio-pathogenesis of microbial diseases, immunological responses involved in the infectious process and the clinical aspect of the infectious diseases. The department also guides the students to make a plan and to interpret necessary laboratory investigations for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of microbial diseases. Total allocation of teaching hours for the subject is 190 hours. Out of which 100 hours are for theoretical lectures and 90 hours for tutorial/practical classes.