This text by the well-known authors of "Microbiology:Concepts and Applications" emphasizes the importance of integrating new knowledge gained through basic research with applied research and development programs. One of the main features of this text is a presentation of the classification of bacteria in a totally new format. Material on metabolism, bacterial genetics, and genetic engineering and reorganized the section on microorganisms and disease.

Ananthanarayan and Paniker’s Textbook of Microbiology

Ananthanarayan and Paniker’s Textbook of Microbiology is the acknowledged classic textbook on the subject in India. This, the eighth edition of the book, has a completely new full-colour layout, which is further enhanced by a large number of colour illustrations and photographs. In addition, a comprehensive section on the clinical aspects of microbiology aims to help students get to grips with the clinical applications of this field. This book also comes with a handy booklet, which contains an exhaustive list of questions, long, short and multiple choice, for each chapter to help students be better prepared for their examination.