Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
Second Year B.Sc. (Nursing) (Basic)
Degree Examination- October 2008

Microbiology
(Old Scheme)
QP Code - 1659

Your answer shall be specific to the question asked
Draw neat and labelled diagrams wherever necessary.

Long Essy (Answer any two)                                                            2 x 10 = 20

  1. List the mycobacteria of medical importance. Describe the laboratory diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis. How is the disease prevented in the community
  2. Define nosocomial infections. Enumerate the bacteria causing nosocomial infections. What are the steps taken to control such infections.
  3. List the viruses causing hepatitis. Write briefly on the laboratory diagnosis of Hepatitis B virus. Add a note on it's prophylaxis.

Short Essays: (Any Eight)                                                                                        8 x 5 = 40
  1. Differences between bacteria and viruses
  2. Aetiology and pathogenesis of filariasis
  3. Candida albicans
  4. Bacterial growth curve
  5. Bacterial exotoxin
  6. Flagella
  7. Life cycle of entamoeba histolytica
  8. Laboratory diagnosis of Diphtheria/Life cycle of Taenia saginata
  9. Mumps


Shortr Answers:                                                                                                                10 x 2 = 20
  1. List four sexually transmitted viral infections
  2. List four nematodes seen in intestine
  3. Define zoonosis. Give two examples of Zoonotic infections
  4. Define inclusion body. give two examples of viral inclusion bodies
  5. Enterotoxigenic Escherachia coli
  6. Define iatrogenic infection
  7. Define biological vectors and give two examples
  8. Diagram of IgG
  9. Uuses of an autoclave
  10. Casoni test

















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