The third edition of the Textbook of Microbiology and Immunology provides fully updated text on the various aspects of microbiology and infectious diseases, which makes it the most authoritative and informative text in medical microbiology. It is a must-have book for preparing MBBS examination as well as the postgraduate entrance tests. Multicolor book designed in attractive student-friendly format with color photographs and illustrations to aid better understanding. ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Dr. Subhash Chandra Parija, former Director of the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (Jipmer) has been appointed Vice-Chancellor of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth.Recipient of the prestigious Dr. B.C. Roy Award for 2013, Dr. Parija is an internationally acclaimed parasitologist. Recognising his expertise in food safety (food-borne microbial diseases), the World Health Organisation entrusted him with the compilation of global data for surveillance and taking combative measures.