Medical Microbiology

Medical Microbiology

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Quickly learn the microbiology fundamentals you need to know with "Medical Microbiology, 7th Edition", by Dr. Patrick R. Murray, Dr. Ken S. Rosenthal, and Dr. Michael A. Pfaller. Newly reorganized to correspond with integrated curricula and changing study habits, this practical and manageable text is clearly written and easy to use, presenting clinically relevant information about microbes and their diseases in a succinct and engaging manner.
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  • Mixed media product | 888 pages
  • 218.44 x 276.86 x 38.1mm | 2,222.59g
  • Saunders
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • Approx. 627 illustrations (595 in full color)
  • 0323086926
  • 9780323086929
  • 248,590

Table of contents

Section 1: Introduction 1. Overview of Medical Microbiology 2. Commensal and Pathogenic Microbial Flora in Humans 3. Sterilization, Disinfection, and Antisepsis Section 2: General Principles of Laboratory Diagnosis 4. Microscopy and Microbial Isolation 5. Molecular Diagnosis 6. Serologic Diagnosis Section 3: Basic Concepts in the Immune Response 7. Elements of Host Protective Responses 8. Innate Host Responses 9. Humoral and Cellular Immune Responses 10. Immune Responses to Infectious Agents 11. Antimicrobial Vaccines Section 4: Bacteriology 12. Bacterial Classification, Structure, and Replication 13. Bacterial Metabolism and Genetics 14. Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis 15. Role of Bacteria in Disease 16. Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Diseases 17. Antibacterial Agents 18. Staphylococcus and Related Gram-Positive Cocci 19. Streptococcus 20. Enterococcus and Other Gram-Positive Cocci 21. Bacillus 22. Listeria and Erysipelothrix 23. Corynebacterium and Other Gram-Positive Rods 24. Nocardia and Related Bacteria 25. Mycobacterium 26. Neisseria and Related Bacteria 27. Enterobacteriaceae 28. Vibrio and Aeromonas 29. Campylobacter and Helicobacter 30. Pseudomonas and Related Bacteria 31. Haemophilus and Related Bacteria 32. Bordetella 33. Francisella and Brucella 34. Legionella 35. Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Rods 36. Clostridium 37. Anaerobic, Non-Spore-Forming, Gram-Positive Bacteria 38. Anaerobic Gram-Negative Bacteria 39. Treponema, Borrelia, and Leptospira 40. Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma 41. Rickettsia and Orientia 42. Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, and Coxiella 43. Chlamydia and Chlamydophila Section 5: Virology 44. Viral Classification, Structure, and Replication 45. Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis 46. Role of Viruses in Disease 47. Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Diseases 48. Antiviral Agents 49. Papillomaviruses and Polyomaviruses 50. Adenoviruses 51. Human Herpesviruses 52. Poxviruses 53. Parvoviruses 54. Picornaviruses 55. Coronaviruses and Noroviruses 56. Paramyxoviruses 57. Orthomyxoviruses 58. Rhabdoviruses, Filoviruses, and Bornaviruses 59. Reoviruses 60. Togaviruses and Flaviviruses 61. Bunyaviridae and Arenaviridae 62. Retroviruses 63. Hepatitis Viruses 64. Unconventional Slow Viruses: Prions Section 6: Mycology 65. Fungal Classification, Structure, and Replication 66. Pathogenesis of Fungal Disease 67. Role of Fungi in Disease 68. Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Diseases 69. Antifungal Agents 70. Superficial and Cutaneous Mycoses 71. Subcutaneous Mycoses 72. Systemic Mycoses Due to Dimorphic Fungi 73. Opportunistic Mycoses 74. Fungal and Fungal-Like Infections of Unusual or Uncertain Etiology 75. Mycotoxins and Mycotoxicoses Section 7: Parasitology 76. Parasitic Classification, Structure, and Replication 77. Pathogenesis of Parasitic Diseases 78. Role of Parasites in Disease 79. Laboratory Diagnosis of Parasitic Disease 80. Antiparasitic Agents 81. Intestinal and Urogenital Protozoa 82. Blood and Tissue Protozoa 83. Nematodes 84. Trematodes 85. Cestodes 86. Arthropods
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"As someone who has used this book in the past, I know it is excellent for teaching medical students. It also is reasonably priced for students who are dealing with the high cost of medical education. The most valuable features are the excellent pictures and figures that enhance the understanding of complex issues. Each chapter is followed by a few thought-provoking questions that can be used during teaching to encourage deeper understanding of the material.

Although written for medical students in the first years of training, the book also is very useful for students in advanced training such as residency or fellowships." - Rebecca T. Horvat, PhD, D(ABMM)(University of Kansas Medical Center), from Doody's Reviews
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