About Medical Microbiology

  • Medical microbiology is both a branch of medicine and microbiology which deals with the study of microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites which are of medical importance and are capable of causing diseases in human beings.
  • It includes the study of microbial pathogenesis and epidemiology and is related to the study of disease pathology and immunology.
  • In the medical laboratory, these microbiologists also work in a sub-department dedicated to parasitology.
  • Medical Microbiology is a highly significant branch of medicine is exclusively concerned with studies on microorganisms [such as bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses] to discover effects of these on human and animals, in order to provide the perfect treatment to diverse infectious diseases, and make certain clinical applications of microbes for the improvement of health.
  • Successful completion of this bachelor’s degree course in medical microbiology can provide students quick employments as microbiology technicians, assistant microbiologists, medical research technicians or assistants, or assistants in immunology or clinical microbiology laboratories.
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