This edition is updated and thoroughly revised to include new medically-relevant features.
Real colour plates, well-labelled diagrams and tables have been furnished at appropriate places. Latest developments and new concepts have been included.
Laboratory diagnosis of each topic has been described systematically in details. Mycology has been presented in a concise manner. Topic of Biomedical Waste Management has been incorporated.
A complete unit on Clinical Microbiology has been included to emphasise the role of microbiology in patient care.
Key points have been included at the end of each chapter for easy and quick recapitulation. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) have been added for better and in depth understanding of the subject.