Concept of normal flora. Principles of infection. Immunity and serology. Host-parasite

relationships Aetiology, epidemiology, pathogenic mechanisms (virulence factors) of

infections process, methods of isolation of pathogenic organisms. Nature of

epidemiological investigation, herd immunity, Latency of infection. Multifactorial

system of epidemics. International control of infectious diseases.

Level of Study: 400 Level