Microbiology and Immunology

ISBN-10: 0781789125
ISBN-13: 9780781789127
Edition: 5th 2010 (Revised)
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Description: BRS Microbiology is a popular volume in the Board Review Series for medical students. Written in a concise, flexible, outline format, this book covers topics most commonly tested on USMLE. Included are 300 to 500 review questions in the USMLE-style  More...

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Book details

List price: $26.50
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/28/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

BRS Microbiology is a popular volume in the Board Review Series for medical students. Written in a concise, flexible, outline format, this book covers topics most commonly tested on USMLE. Included are 300 to 500 review questions in the USMLE-style format, and a comprehensive examination. The revised Fifth Edition has a full-color design and full-color microbiology slides. Other features include completely updated content; questions written in vignette format; and more information on immunology, parasitology, and fungi. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an online question bank.

Dedication
Acknowledgments
Preface
General Properties of Microorganisms
The Microbial World
Host-Parasite Relationship
Sterilization and Disinfection
Review Test
Bacteria
Bacterial Structure
Bacterial Growth and Replication
Bacterial Viruses
Genetics
Bacterial Pathogenesis
Host Defenses to Bacteria
Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Review Test
Bacterial Taxonomy
Diagnostic Bacteriology
Introduction to Major Bacterial Genera
Gram-Positive Bacteria
Gram-Negative Bacteria
Poorly Gram-Staining Bacteria
Review Test
Bacterial Diseases
Major Recurring Species
Eye Infections
Dental Disease
Ear and Sinus Infections
Bacterial Pharyngitis
Infections of the Respiratory System
Pneumonia/Pneumonitis
Nervous System Infections: Meningitis
Nervous System Infections: Nonmeningitis Conditions
Cardiovascular Infections: Vasculitis
Cardiovascular Infections: Endocarditis
Cardiovascular: Myocarditis
Gastrointestinal Infections
Urinary Tract Infections
Skin, Mucosal, Soft Tissue, and Bone Infections
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Pregnancy, Congenital, and Perinatal Infections
Arthropod-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases
Bacterial Vaccines
Review Test
Viruses
Nature of Human Viruses
Viral Classification
Viral Replication and Genetics
Viral Pathogenesis
Host Defenses to Viruses
Immunotherapy, Antivirals, and Interferon
Diagnostic Virology
DNA Viruses
RNA Viruses
Slow Viruses and Prions
Oncogenic Viruses
Review Test
Systems-Based And Situational Viral Infections
Eye Infections
Ear Infections
Upper Respiratory Tract (Mouth and Throat) Infections
Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
Gastrointestinal Infections
Liver Infection
Urinary Tract Infections
Cardiovascular Infections
Nervous System Infections
Skin, Mucosal, and Soft Tissue Infections
Childhood Infections
Congenital and Neonatal Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Postinfectious Disease
Organ Transplant-Associated Diseases
Arboviral and Zoonotic Diseases
Review Test
Mycology
Overview of Fungi
Fungal Groups
Overview of Fungal Diseases
Diagnosis of Fungal Infections
Antifungal Drugs
Review Test
Fungal Diseases
Superficial Skin Infections
Cutaneous Mycoses
Mucocutaneous Candidiasis/C. albicans
Subcutaneous Mycoses
Pneumonias/Systemic Mycoses
Opportunistic Mycoses
Tables for Self-Testing
Review Test
Parasitology
Characteristics of Parasites and Their Hosts
Protozoan Parasites
Worms
Review Teat
Parasitic Diseases
Review Test
Clues For Distinguishing Causative Infectious Agents
Conjunctivitis
Pneumonias
Diarrheas and Dysentery
Acute Meningitis
Bacterial and Viral Skin Infection and Rashes
Genitourinary Tract Infections
Review Test
Immunology
Overview
Innate (native) immunity
Adaptive (Acquired) Immunity
Antigens
Antibodies
Properties of Antibodies
Immunogenetics
Immunologic Assays
The Response to Antigen
Clinical Immunological Disorders
Review Test
Comprehensive Examination: Block 1
Comprehensive Examination: Block 2
Comprehensive Examination: Block 3
Comprehensive Examination: Block 4
Index

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