Innovations in Bacteriology & Virology
Bacteriology is a branch of microbiology that deals with the study of bacteria and the scientist who carries out his studies on bacteria are called as the bacteriologist. It involves the identification, classification and characterization of the bacterial species. Bacteria is a single celled prokaryotic organism that can be viewed only through microscope.
Virology is a branch of microbiology that deals with the study of virus. It deals with the study of cultivation, genetics, taxonomy and disease producing properties. It covers a wide area comprising the structure, function, disease caused , diagnosis and treatment to the diseases caused by the viruses.