Principle of antibiotics and chemotherapy. Mode of bacterial resistance to antibiotics. Sensitivity testing. Preparation of antibiogram discs. Minimum inhibitory concentration of antibiotics. History of antibiotics, mode of action, classification, antibiotic assay, use of animal mode in the study of microbial infections. Evolution and inheritance mutation. Bacterial DNA in hereditary and mutation, Molecular basis of mutation, Isolation of mutants, Bacteriophages, Plasmids, Episomes, Transposons and bacterial DNA transfer. Recombinant DNA Technology and its applications.


Level of Study: 500 Level