Medical Microbiology

ISBN-10: 0323086926
ISBN-13: 9780323086929
Edition: 7th 2013
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List price: $91.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/14/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 888
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.906
Language: English

The new edition of this popular text presents microbiology in a succinct, easy-to-use, and engaging manner. Clear discussions explain how microbes cause disease in humans, and review the updated vaccines and new antibiotics currently available to treat these diseases. Expert coverage of basic principles, the immune response, laboratory diagnosis, bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology ensures that you'll understand all the facts vital to the practice of medicine today. A revised artwork program illustrates the appearance of disease, simplifying complex information, while text boxes and additional summary tables emphasize essential concepts and learning issues for more efficient exam review. Online access to Student Consult-where you'll find the complete contents of the book, fully searchable...Integration Links to bonus content in other Student Consult titles...updated features for both students and instructors...and much more-further enhances your study and exponentially boosts your reference power.Focuses on why the biologic properties of organisms are important to disease in humans, equipping you with a practical understanding of microbiology.Examines etiology, epidemiology, host defenses, identification, diagnosis, prevention, and control for each microbe in consistently organized chapters, enabling you to find the information you need fast.Features summary tables and text boxes that emphasize essential concepts and learning issues, enabling you to make your exam review more efficient.Correlates basic science with clinical practice through review questions at the end of each chapter to help you understand the clinical relevance of the organisms examined.Uses clinical cases from literature reports to illustrate the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases.Features revised artwork-more than 635 brilliant images, nearly all in full color-that offers a more consistent and modern approach to the study of medical microbiology. Provides more clinical photographs throughout that help you better understand the clinical applications of microbiology.Offers expanded use of summary boxes for bacteria throughout all organism chapters to further enhance your review and learning.Includes enhanced Student Consult features including self-assessment questions, clinical cases, animations showing the actions of various important toxins, and a PowerPoint presentation with supplemental images of organisms and stains.Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.

Introduction
Overview of Medical Microbiology
Commensal and Pathogenic Microbial Flora in Humans
Sterilization, Disinfection, and Antisepsis
General Principles of Laboratory Diagnosis
Microscopy and Microbial Isolation
Molecular Diagnosis
Serologic Diagnosis
Basic Concepts in the Immune Response
Elements of Host Protective Responses
Innate Host Responses
Humoral and Cellular Immune Responses
Immune Responses to Infectious Agents
Antimicrobial Vaccines
Bacteriology
Bacterial Classification, Structure, and Replication
Bacterial Metabolism and Genetics
Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis
Role of Bacteria in Disease
Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Diseases
Antibacterial Agents
Staphylococcus and Related Gram-Positive Cocci
Streptococcus
Enterococcus and Other Gram-Positive Cocci
Bacillus
Listeria and Erysipelothrix
Corynebacterium and Other Gram-Positive Rods
Nocardia and Related Bacteria
Mycobacterium
Neisseria and Related Bacteria
Enterobacteriaceae
Vibrio and Aeromonas
Campylobacter and Helicobacter
Pseudomonas and Related Bacteria
Haemophilus and Related Bacteria
Bordetella
Francisella and Brucella
Legionella
Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Rods
Clostridium
Anaerobic, Non-Spore-Forming, Gram-Positive Bacteria
Anaerobic Gram-Negative Bacteria
Treponema, Borrelia, and Leptospira
Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma
Rickettsia and Orientia
Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, and Coxiella
Chlamydia and Chlamydophila
Virology
Viral Classification, Structure, and Replication
Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis
Role of Viruses in Disease
Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Diseases
Antiviral Agents
Papillomaviruses and Polyomaviruses
Adenoviruses
Human Herpesviruses
Poxviruses
Parvoviruses
Picornaviruses
Coronaviruses and Noroviruses
Paramyxoviruses
Orthomyxoviruses
Rhabdoviruses, Filoviruses, and Bornaviruses
Reoviruses
Togaviruses and Flaviviruses
Bunyaviridae and Arenaviridae
Retroviruses
Hepatitis Viruses
Unconventional Slow Viruses: Prions
Mycology
Fungal Classification, Structure, and Replication
Pathogenesis of Fungal Disease
Role of Fungi in Disease
Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Diseases
Antifungal Agents
Superficial and Cutaneous Mycoses
Subcutaneous Mycoses
Systemic Mycoses Due to Dimorphic Fungi
Opportunistic Mycoses
Fungal and Fungal-Like Infections of Unusual or Uncertain Etiology
Mycotoxins and Mycotoxicoses
Parasitology
Parasitic Classification, Structure, and Replication
Pathogenesis of Parasitic Diseases
Role of Parasites in Disease
Laboratory Diagnosis of Parasitic Disease
Antiparasitic Agents
Intestinal and Urogenital Protozoa
Blood and Tissue Protozoa
Nematodes
Trematodes
Cestodes
Arthropods

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