M.D. (Microbiology)

Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil University
In Navi Mumbai

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Important information

  • Master
  • Navi mumbai
  • Duration:
    3 Years

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
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Navi Mumbai
Sector 15, Plot no 50 , CBD Belapur, 400614, Maharashtra, India
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· Requirements

M.B.B.S with 1 year compulsory internship + AIPGMET

Course programme

Course Content
1. History and pioneers in Microbiology
2. Microscopy
3. Morphology of bacteria and other micro-organisms.
4. Nomenclature and classification of microbes.
5. Growth and nutrition of bacteria.
6. Bacterial metabolism
7. Sterilization and disinfection.
8. Biomedical waste disposal
9. Bacterial toxins.

1. The normal immune system.
2. Innate immunity.
3. Antigens
4. Immunoglobulins.
5. Complement
6. Antigen and antibody reactions
7. Hypersensitivity
8. Cell mediated immunity.
9. Immunodeficiency.
10. Autoimmunity
11. Immune tolerance.

1. Isolation, description and identification of bacteria.
2. Staphylococcus and Micrococcus; Anaerobic Gram positive cocci.
3. Streptococcus and Lactobacillus.
4. Neisseria, Branhamnella and Moraxella
5. Corynebacterium and other coryneform organisms.
6. Bacillus: the aerobic spore bearing bacilli
7. Clostridium: the spore-bearing anaerobic bacilli.

1. The nature of viruses.
2. Classification of viruses
3. Morphology: virus structure
4. Virus replication
5. The genetics of viruses
6. The pathogenicity of viruses
7. Epidemiology of viral infections
8. Vaccines and antiviral drugs
9. Bacteriophages
10. Pox viruses

1. The morphology and reproduction of fungi and actimycotic agents
2. Classification of fungi
3. Contaminant and opportunistic fungi
4. Fungi causing superficial mycoses
5. Fungi causing subcutaneous mycoses
6. Fungi causing systemic infections



1. Epidemiology of infectious diseases
2. Hospital acquired infections
3. Infections of various organs and systems of the human body
4. Molecular genetics as applicable to Microbiology
5. Automation in Microbiology
6. Rapid diagnostic techniques for microbial diseases.
7. Vaccinology: Principle, methods of preparation, administration of vaccines
8. Outbreak investigations and diseases management
9. Biological warfare.

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