ext book of Microbiology for Paramedical students has been thoroughly updated with recent advances and includes extensive revision of all chapters. Constructive suggestions of paramedical students and teachers were taken into consideration for better presentation of this book. We are very optimistic that the book will meet the needs of paramedical students not only in their academic pursuits but also in their day to day professional working. Many of the health problems in developing countries like India are different from those of developed countries. Bacterial diseases still play a considerable role in diseases of our country. In the past few years importance of certain subjects, particularly related to biosafety and nosocomial infections has tremendously increased. In the light of this changing scenario and constructive suggestions this Microbiology book for paramedical students has been thoroughly revised, updated and made more user-friendly. The book of microbiology is specially aims at the ever demanding thoughtful need of absolutely well documented complication of factual details related to theoretical, principles, classifications, diagrammatic profiles, graphic presentations and critical explanation for the exclusive paramedical students throughout the Indian Universities and abroad. Authors are thankful to M s Vayu Education of India Delhi, for their keen interest and help in publishing the book We would, as usual, keenly look forward to the constructive suggestions from our esteemed readers for improvement of the future editions of the book. Authors are thankful to Dr. R. S. Gupta, Director Academics and Former Professor and Head Vety Microbiology for his invaluable suggestions from time to time in bringing the book in final shape.
Poonam Bachheti Aruna Singh Authors
GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY Introduction, Definition, Scope, History of Microbiology, Fermentation, Germ Theroy of Disease, Immunization, Significance.
LABORATORY EQUIPMENTS Autoclave, Laminar Air Flow, Incubator, Centrifuge Principle, use and Maintenance . Microscope, PH Meter, Analytical balance.
LABORATORY GLASSWARE Introduction, Types of glassware, cleaning of glassware. Care and maintenance of