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QP CODE: 108011                                                                                                                                      Reg. No:Ö..
First Year Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Supplementary Examinations

May 2016
Microbiology

Time: 3 Hours                                                                                                                             Total Marks: 75

Answer all questions
Draw diagram wherever necessary

Essay :         (2x10=20)
1. Which is the causative organism of diphtheria. Describe itís morphology, pathogenesis and lab. diagnosis.     (1+2+3+4=10)

2. Enumerate four routes by which hepatitis B virus can spread. Draw a labelled schematic diagram of the virus. Describe briefly on the viral markers that appear during hepatitis B infection and prophylaxis available for the virus.                                     (2+2+3+3=10)

Short notes :         (8x5=40)
3. Autoclave
4. Prevention of hospital acquired infections
5. Type I hypersensitivity reactions
6. Lab diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis
7. Life cycle of ascaris lumbricoides
8. Candidiasis
9. Lab. diagnosis of enteric fever
10. Gas gangrene

Answer briefly :         (5x3=15)
11. Bacterial flagella
12. Cutaneous anthrax
13. IgG
14. Leptospirosis
15. Immunity



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