Culture media (Different types, compounding from basic constituent and preparation of media). Examination, cultivation and identification of bacteria from different samples: Pleural, CSF, Urine, Sputum, Ascitic fluid. Blood culture, High vaginal swab, wound swabs, ear, eye, nasal and other swabs. Stool bacteriology, Sputum bacteriology, Urine bacteriology.

Systemic fungi culture and identification. Semen analysis. Special – serological tests. ASO, Widal, VDRL, Rheumatoid factor. Complement fixation, Neutralization, Haemagglutination tests for identification of microorganisms. General identification of microorganisms by animal inoculation. Biochemical tests for the identification of bacteria and fungi.

Level of Study: 500 Level