Mims' Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease
22%
off

Mims' Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease

4 (2 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

Mims' Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease is the landmark book in the field of infectious disease. The new, revised edition of this work provides a comprehensive, up-to-date description of the mechanisms of microbial infection and the pathogenesis of infectious disease. Presented in a clear, accessible style, it deals in an integrated manner with the spectrum of microorganisms, describing the factors common to all infectious diseases. Molecular biology, pathology, and immunology are brought together to explain the mechanisms for spread, immune response, and recovery.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 190 x 232 x 18mm | 779.99g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0123971888
  • 9780123971883
  • 834,829

Table of contents

General Principles
Attachment to and Entry of Microorganisms into the Body
Events occurring Immediately After the Entry of the Microorganism
The Encounter with the Phagocytic Cell and the Microbe's Answers
The Spread of Microbes through the Body
The Immune Response to infection
Microbial Strategies in Relation to the Immune Response
Mechanisms of Cell and Tissue Damage
Recovery from Infection
Failure to Eliminate Microbe
Host and microbial factors influencing Susceptibility
Vaccines and how they work
show more

Review Text

"It is a valuable asset for all healthcare students, course directors, and officials who require critical knowledge about how microorganisms initiate and, in some cases, perpetuate human infections. Score: 78 - 3 Stars"-- Doody's, Mims' Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease, Sixth Edition

Praise for the previous edition:

"This book should be in every medical library..."--POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL JOURNAL "This is an outstanding book of high scholarship of much interest to immunologists, microbiologists, pathologists and all those concerned with infectious diseases."--MOLECULAR MEDICINE TODAY "A splendidly imaginative book which will become a trusty companion for many of us."--THE LANCET "A short but comprehensive description of the mechanisms of infectious disease in an eminently readable form suitable for undergraduates in medicine, veterinary medicine and microbiology. An excellent book which should be read by teachers, students and research workers."--NEW SCIENTIST "In bringing this material together clearly, in one short thoughtful volume, Professor Mims offers the student a chance to acquire a sound appreciation of the infectious process."--BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL "It remains excellent value for money and will I am sure long continue to be a standard text."--JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY "Clear, well-written text including tables, and impressive schematic drawings."--EXPERIMENTAL PATHOLOGY
show more

Review quote

Praise for the previous editions:

"This is an outstanding book of high scholarship of much interest to immunologists, microbiologists, pathologists and all those concerned with infectious diseases." -Molecular Medicine Today

"A splendidly imaginative book which will become a trusty companion for many of us." - The Lancet

"An excellent book which should be read by teachers, students, and research workers." - New Scientist
show more

About J. Ross Fitzgerald

Tony Nash is Emeritus Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Edinburgh. He has had a distinguished career i the field of viral pathogenesis in which he has over a 150 publications. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and of the Academy of medical sciences of the UK. Dr. Dalziel gained his BSc (Honours) in Biochemistry from the University of Glasgow in 1980. He then carried out his PhD studies on protein/DNA interactions in HSV-1 infected cells at the MRC Institute for Virology in Glasgow, graduating in 1984. He carried out post-doctoral research at the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla CA, and in 1987 accepted a faculty position at the University of Edinburgh where he is now a senior lecturer and group leader in the Roslin Institute, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. Dr. Dalziel's research interests focus on the mechanism of virus pathogenesis with a particular interest in herpesviruses. He has almost 30 years of experience in teaching undergraduate veterinary science and medical students and has designed and developed a number of undergraduate courses. He has supervised over 20 Graduate students and has served as a member of the UK Government Advisory Committee on Genetic Manipulation (ACGM). He is also Editor in Chief of Veterinary Research Communications. Dr. J. Ross Fitzgerald is the principle investigator for the Laboratory for Bacterial Evolution and Pathogenesis, Centre for Infectious Diseases based at the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh. The laboratory is focused on the use of genomic and molecular tools to examine the evolution and pathogenesis of clinically important species of Staphylococci. Dr. Fitzgerald has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed research journals.
show more

Rating details

2 ratings
4 out of 5 stars
5 50% (1)
4 0% (0)
3 50% (1)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X