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Microbiology

Microbiology is a broad term which includes the study of virology, mycology, parasitology, bacteriology and other branches.
The word Microbiology originates from Greek : mīkros, "small"; bios, "life"; and -logia, “study”. It is the study of microorganisms, which are unicellular or cell-cluster microscopic organisms. This includes eukaryote such as fungi and protists, and prokaryotes, which are bacteria and archaea. Viruses, though not strictly classed as living organisms, are also studied. In short; microbiology refers to the study of life and organisms that are too small to be seen with the naked eye. Previously ‘Immunology’ dealt mostly with the study of the immune response to infectious diseases and was studied under the umbrella of Microbiology. Even though Immunology is a broader subject now, it is still grouped with the microbiology subjects, particularly at undergraduate level.

The following are Microbiology subjects studied at undergraduate level:

Course Number Course Title
CLS 212 Medical Microbiology
CLS 312 Clinical Mycology
CLS 412 Medical Parasitology
CLS 414 Immunology
CLS 212 Medical Microbiology
CLS 416 Environmental Microbiology
Course Number Course Title
CLS 311 Basic Microbiology
CLS 411 Clinical Bacteriology ( I )
CLS 413 Clinical Bacteriology  ( II )
CLS 212 Medical Microbiology
CLS 415 Virology
CLS 417 Clinical Practice in Microbiology

The following courses are Microbiology subjects studied at Post-Graduate level (M.Sc.)

Course Number Course Title
CLS 511 Diagnostic Microbiology 1 ( Bacteriology & Virology )
CLS 513 Advanced Diagnostic Microbiology
Course Number Course Title
CLS 512 Diagnostic Microbiology 2 ( Parasitology,Mycology & Immunology )
CLS 514 Antimicrobial Agents

Microbiology Labs:
G 156, G 159, G 165, G 162 ( Microbiology Laboratories )
  • Autoclave
  • Autoclave
  • Incubators
  • Waterbaths
  • Mediaclave 9 Automatic media preparatory-Dispenser-Printer
  • Freeze dryer
  • Safety Cabinet class 2 Laminar flow
  • Electrophoresis set
  • Microplate shaker
  • 2 microscopes fitted with camera DP 70 and video camera
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