Medical Microbiology

ISBN-10: 0702040894

ISBN-13: 9780702040894

Edition: 18th 2012

Authors: David Greenwood, Mike Barer, Will Irving, Richard Slack

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Keeping up with new findings and areas of changing importance, this descendant of the original Mackie & McCartney text on microbiology offers an organism-based systematic coverage of microbiology with each organism considered under a standard set of headings.
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List price: $51.99
Edition: 18th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 7/20/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 794
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Microbial Biology
Microbiology and medicine
Morphology and nature of micro-organisms
Classification, identification and typing of micro-organisms
Bacterial growth, physiology and death
Antimicrobial agents
Bacterial genetics
Virus-cell interactions
Infection and Immunity
Immunological principles: antigens and antigen recognition
Innate and acquired immunity
Immunity in viral infections
Parasitic infections: pathogenesis and immunity
Immunity in bacterial infections
Bacterial pathogenicity
The natural history of infection
Bacterial Pathogens And Associated Diseases
Streptococcus and enterococcus
Coryneform bacteria, listeria and erysipelothrix
Environmental mycobacteria
Actinomyces, nocardia and tropheryma
Neisseria and moraxella
Shigella Bacillary dysentery
Klebsiella, enterobacter, proteus and other enterobacteria
Pseudomonads and non-fermenters
Campylobacter and helicobacter
Vibrio, mobiluncus, gardnerella and spirillum
Legionella Legionnaires' disease; Pontiac fever
Brucella, bartonella and streptobacillus
Yersinia, pasteurella and francisella
Non-sporing anaerobes
Treponema and borrelia
LeptospiraLeptospirosis; Weil's disease
Chlamydia Genital and ocular infections; infertility; atypical pneumonia
Rickettsia, orientia, ehrlichia, anaplasma and coxiella
Mycoplasmas Atypical pneumonia; genital tract infection
Viral Pathogens and Associated Diseases
Adenoviruses Respiratory disease; conjunctivitis; gut infections
Papillomaviruses and polyomaviruses
Hepadnaviruses Hepatitis B infection; deltavirus infection
Parvoviruses B19 infection; erythema infectiosum
Orthomyxoviruses Influenza
Paramyxoviruses Respiratory infections; mumps; measles; Hendra/Nipah disease
Arboviruses: alphaviruses, flaviviruses and bunyaviruses
Togavirus and hepacivirus Rubella; hepatitis C and E viruses
Arenaviruses and filoviruses
Reoviruses Gastro-enteritis
Retroviruses Acquired immune deficiency syndrome; lymphoma
Caliciviruses and astroviruses Diarrhoeal disease
Coronaviruses Upper respiratory tract disease
Rhabdoviruses Rabies
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (prion diseases)
Fungal Pathogens, Parasitic Infections and Medical Entomology
Fungi Superficial, subcutaneous and systemic mycoses
Protozoa Malaria; toxoplasmosis; cryptosporidiosis; amoebiasis; trypanosomiasis; leishmaniasis; giardiasis; trichomoniasis
Helminths Intestinal worm infections; filariasis; schistosomiasis; hydatid disease
Arthropods Arthropod-borne diseases; ectoparasitic infections; allergy
Diagnosis, Treatment and Control of Infection
Infective syndromes
Diagnostic procedures
Strategy of antimicrobial chemotherapy
Epidemiology and control of community infections
Hospital infection
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