Microbiology and Immunology

ISBN-10: 1451175345

ISBN-13: 9781451175349

Edition: 6th 2014 (Revised)

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Description: BRS Microbiology & Immunology is designed specifically for medical and graduate students for successful preparation for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) as well as other examinations. This is a succint description of the most important microbiological and immunological concepts and critical details needed to understand important human infections and the imune system function and malfunction.

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Book details

List price: $42.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 8/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

How to Use this Book
General Properties of Microorganisms
The Microbial World
Host-Parasite Relationship
Sterilization and Disinfection
Review Test
Bacterial Structure
Bacterial Growth and Replication
Bacterial Viruses
Bacterial Pathogenesis
Host Defenses to Bacteria
Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Review Test
Important Bacterial Genera
Clinical Laboratory Identification
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
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 (STIs)
Pregnancy, Congenital, and Perinatal Infections
Arthropod-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases
Bacterial Vaccines
Review Test
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
System-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 (UTIs)
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
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
Subcutaneous Mycoses
Pneumonias/Systemic Mycoses: Pathogens
Opportunistic Mycoses
Tables for Self-Testing
Review Test
Characteristics of Parasites and Their Hosts
Protozoan Parasites
Review Test
Parasitic Diseases
Review Test
Clues for Distinguishing Causative Infectious Agents (Systems Approach)
Diarrheas and Dysentery
Acute Meningitis
Bacterial and Viral Skin Infection and Rashes
Genitourinary Tract Infections
System Summaries of Infectious Agents
Characteristics of Important Causes of Encephalitis
Characteristics of Important Causes of Meningitis
Characteristics of Important Causes of Pneumonia
Characteristics of Important Causes of Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
Characteristics of Important Causes of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
Review Test
Non-Specific Barriers
Inflammation and Soluble Factors
Mediators of Inflammation and Immunity
Innate Immunity
Properties of Antibodies
Adaptive Immunity
Response to Antigen
Immunologic Assays
Clinical Immunological Disorders
Review Test
Comprehensive Examination: Block 1
Comprehensive Examination: Block 2
Comprehensive Examination: Block 3
Comprehensive Examination: Block 4
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