As a part of my series of articles to review books, I am writing this comparative review of textbooks of Microbiology for students to buy books which will be helpful for their exams. Books marked as “Recommended” are the ones which students should prefer buying and thus read.
Ananthanarayan and Paniker’s Textbook of Microbiology by R. Ananthanarayan, Arti Kapil (Recommended)
This is the book which I and my batchmates used to read in our UG days and is the best book to read in MBBS. It gives topic in enough details to be read by all UG students.
Essentials of Medical Microbiology by Sastry Apurba Sankar
Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg’s Medical Microbiology by CARROLL
APC TEXTBOOK OF MICROBIOLOGY by CP Baveja
A Textbook of Microbiology by R.C. Dubey
Microbiology by R.P. Singh
Medical Microbiology – Prep Manual for Undergraduates by BS Nagoba
Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple by Mark Gladwin, M.D. Trattler William, C. Scott, M.D. Mahan
Textbook Of Microbiology by Dr R Vasanthakumari
Textbook of Microbiology by D.R.Arora / Brij Bala Arora
Textbook of Microbiology by Kanika Sharma
Textbook of Microbiology and Immunology by Subhash Chandra Parija
These are the books which are useful for PG medical entrance exams preparation. MBBS students can also refer these books if they want to have a look at the varieties of MCQs.
Self-Assessment and Review Microbiology and Immunology by Rachna Chaurasia, Anshul Jain
Review of Microbiology & Immunology (with DVD) by Apurba Sankar Sastry, Sandhya Bhat K
SELF ASSESSMENT & REVIEW OF MICROBIOLOGY by ARVIND ARORA