Microbiology Free Notes Download – B.Sc. Nursing

Unit I

Introduction

Importance and relevance to nursing
Historical perspective
Concepts and terminology
Principles of microbiology

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Unit II

General characteristics of Microbes

Structure and classification of microbes
Morphological types
Size and forms of bacteria
Motility
Colonization
Growth and nutrition of microbes
Temperature
Moisture
Blood and body fluids
Laboratory methods for Identification of Microorganisms
Staining techniques, Gram staining, Acid fast staining, Hanging drop preparation
Culture; various medias

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Unit III

Infection Control

Infection: Sources, portals of entry and exit, transmission
Asepsis
Disinfections; Types and methods
Sterilization; types and methods
Chemotherapy and antibiotics
Standard safety measures
Biomedical waste management
Role of Nurse
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Hospital acquired infection
Hospital infection control programme
Protocols, collection of samples, preparation of report and status of rate of
infection in the unit/hospital, nurse’s accountability, continuing education etc.

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Unit IV

Pathogenic organisms

Micro-organism
Cocci-gram positive and gram negative
Bacilli-gram positive and gram negative
Spirochete
Mycoplasma
Rickettsiae
Chalmydiae
Viruses
Fungi-Superficial and Deep mycoses
Parasites
Rodents & vectors Characteristics, Source, portal of entry, transmission of infection
Identification of disease Producing micro-organisms
Collection, handling and transportation of various specimens

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Unit V

Immunity

Immunity – Types, classification
Antigen and antibody reaction
Hypersensitivity – kin test
Serological test
Immunoprophylaxis
Vaccines & sera-Types & classification, storage and handling, cold chain
Immunization for various disease
Immunization Schedule

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