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Medical Microbiology and Immunology Examination and Board Review

ISBN-10: 0071382178

ISBN-13: 9780071382175

Edition: 7th 2003

Authors: Warren E. Levinson, Ernest Jawetz

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List price: $39.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 7/12/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 614
Size: 7.30" wide x 9.10" long x 0.95" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgments/In Memoriump. ix
Basic Bacteriologyp. 1
Bacteria Compared With Other Microorganismsp. 1
Structure of Bacterial Cellsp. 4
Growthp. 14
Geneticsp. 16
Classification of Medically Important Bacteriap. 21
Normal Florap. 23
Pathogenesisp. 27
Host Defensesp. 45
Laboratory Diagnosisp. 53
Antimicrobial Drugs: Mechanism of Actionp. 59
Antimicrobial Drugs: Resistancep. 73
Bacterial Vaccinesp. 81
Sterilization & Disinfectionp. 84
Clinical Bacteriologyp. 87
Overview of the Major Pathogens & Introduction to Anaerobic Bacteriap. 87
Gram-Positive Coccip. 91
Gram-Negative Coccip. 103
Gram-Positive Rodsp. 107
Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Enteric Tractp. 115
Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Respiratory Tractp. 133
Gram-Negative Rods Related to Animal Sources (Zoonotic Organisms)p. 138
Mycobacteriap. 142
Actinomycetesp. 149
Mycoplasmasp. 151
Spirochetesp. 153
Chlamydiaep. 159
Rickettsiaep. 162
Minor Bacterial Pathogensp. 165
Basic Virologyp. 171
Structurep. 172
Replicationp. 176
Genetics & Gene Therapyp. 188
Classification of Medically Important Virusesp. 191
Pathogenesisp. 195
Host Defensesp. 201
Laboratory Diagnosisp. 205
Antiviral Drugsp. 207
Viral Vaccinesp. 214
Clinical Virologyp. 218
DNA Enveloped Virusesp. 221
DNA Nonenveloped Virusesp. 231
RNA Enveloped Virusesp. 235
RNA Nonenveloped Virusesp. 250
Hepatitis Virusesp. 257
Arbovirusesp. 267
Tumor Virusesp. 272
Slow Viruses & Prionsp. 282
Human Immunodeficiency Virusp. 286
Minor Viral Pathogensp. 295
Mycologyp. 299
Basic Mycologyp. 299
Cutaneous & Subcutaneous Mycosesp. 303
Systemic Mycosesp. 305
Opportunistic Mycosesp. 310
Parasitologyp. 314
Intestinal & Urogenital Protozoap. 315
Blood & Tissue Protozoap. 321
Minor Protozoan Pathogensp. 330
Cestodesp. 332
Trematodesp. 338
Nematodesp. 343
Immunologyp. 353
Immunityp. 353
Cellular Basis of the Immune Responsep. 363
Antibodiesp. 382
Humoral Immunityp. 391
Cell-Mediated Immunityp. 393
Major Histocompatibility Complex & Transplantationp. 395
Complementp. 400
Antigen-Antibody Reactions in the Laboratoryp. 404
Hypersensitivity (Allergy)p. 414
Tolerance & Autoimmune Diseasep. 422
Tumor Immunityp. 429
Immunodeficiencyp. 431
Brief Summaries of Medically Important Organismsp. 437
Summaries of Medically Important Bacteriap. 437
Summaries of Medically Important Virusesp. 452
Summaries of Medically Important Fungip. 462
Summaries of Medically Important Parasitesp. 465
Clinical Casesp. 474
Usmle (National Board) Practice Questionsp. 494
Basic Bacteriologyp. 494
Clinical Bacteriologyp. 499
Basic Virologyp. 507
Clinical Virologyp. 511
Mycologyp. 518
Parasitologyp. 521
Immunologyp. 524
Extended Matching Questionsp. 534
Clinical Case Questionsp. 536
USMLE (National Board) Practice Examinationp. 545
Indexp. 559
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