Jawetz Melnick & Adelbergs Medical Microbiology

Jawetz Melnick & Adelbergs Medical Microbiology

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By (author) Geo. F. Brooks, By (author) Karen C. Carroll, By (author) Janet S. Butel, By (author) Stephen A. Morse

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  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
  • Format: Paperback | 880 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 269mm x 36mm | 1,837g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0071790314
  • ISBN 13: 9780071790314
  • Edition: 26, Revised
  • Edition statement: 26th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: ill
  • Sales rank: 94,361

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A full-color review of the clinically important aspects of microbiology Includes more than 20 case studies The twenty-sixth edition of Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg's Medical Microbiology delivers a concise, up-to-date overview of the roles microorganisms play in human health and illness. Linking fundamental principles with the diagnosis and treatment of microbial infections, this classic text has been updated throughout to reflect the tremendous expansion of medical knowledge that has taken place since the last edition published. Along with brief descriptions of each organism, you will find vital perspectives on pathogenesis, diagnostic laboratory tests, clinical findings, treatment , and epidemiology. The book also includes an entire chapter of case studies that focuses on differential diagnosis and management of microbial infections. Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg's Medical Microbiology, 26e introduces you to basic clinical microbiology through the fields of bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology, giving you a thorough yet understandable review of the discipline. Here's why Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg's Medical Microbiology, 26e is essential for USMLE review: 750+ USMLE-style review questions 300+ informative tables and illustrations 23 case studies to sharpen you differential diagnosis and management skills An easy-to-access list of medically important microorganisms Coverage that reflects the latest techniques in laboratory and diagnostic technologies Full-color images and micrographs NEW Chapter-ending summaries NEW Chapter concept checks

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Professor of Laboratory Medicineand Microbiology and ImmunologyChief, Microbiology SectionClinical LaboratoriesUniversity of CaliforniaSan Francisc, California Professor of PathologyThe Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineDirector, Division Medical MicrobiologyThe Johns Hopkins HospitalBaltimore, Maryland Distinguished Service ProfessorChair, Department of Molecular Virology andMicrobiologyBaylor College of MedicineHouston, Texas Associate Director for Environmental MicrobiologyDivision of Foodborne, Waterborne, andEnvironmental DiseasesNational Center for Emerging and ZoonoticInfectious DiseasesCenters for Disease Control and PreventionAtlanta, Georgia