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[KW 1014 ]                                                                                                                              Sub. Code: 4705
B.Sc (Nursing ) DEGREE EXAMINATION
(New Regulations for the candidates admitted from 2006-07 onwards)
First Year    Q.P. Code : 664705

February 2013
Paper V Microbiology

Time : Three hours                                                                                                                         Max : 75 marks                                                                            
         
Answer All questions.

I. Essays:         (2x15=30)
1. Define immunity and describe in detail the types  of immunity
2. Define prokaryot and add a note  on the  factors affecting bacterial growth

II. Write Short Notes on :         (5x 5 = 25)
  1. Acid fast staining
  2. Joseph Lister
  3. Aspergillosis
  4. Differential media
  5. Hospital acquired infection
  6. Autoclave
  7. Mention the principles of an antigen
  8. Draw a neat labelled diagram of a typical bacterial cell

III Short Answer Questions:        10 x 2 = 20
  1. Four differences between active and passive  immunity
  2. Give at least two prophylactic methods to prevent dengue fever
  3. Mentionvfour properties  of a chemical  sterilant
  4. List out the contributions of  Alexander Fleming
  5. Give four causative agents of Diarrheal infection
  6. Give the  immunization schedule for polio and typhoid
  7. Write four applications of microbiology in the field of nursing
  8. Define cold  sterilization method
  9. Mention the names of  the reagents used for gram  staining
  10. Define agglutination and precipitation


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