Burton's Microbiology for the Health Sciences

ISBN-10: 1605476730

ISBN-13: 9781605476735

Edition: 9th 2011

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Written in a straightforward and engaging style, this premier textbook provides students with the foundation in microbiology that they need to perform their day-to-day duties in a safe and knowledgeable manner. Coverage includes the core themes and concepts outlined for an introductory course by the American Society for Microbiology. Developed for current and future healthcare professionals, the text offers vital coverage of antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents, epidemiology and public health, hospital-acquired infections, infection control, and the ways in which microorganisms cause disease. This comprehensive new edition explores the major viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic human diseases, including patient care, and how the body protects itself from pathogens and infectious diseases.
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List price: $97.99
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 2/17/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.662
Language: English

Introduction to Microbiology
Microbiology- The Science
Viewing the Microbial World
Introduction to Microbes and Cellular Biology
Cell Structure and Taxonomy
Microbial Diversity, Part 1: Acellular and Procaryotic Microbes
Microbial Diversity,Part 2: Eucaryotic Microbes
Chemical and Genetic Aspects of Microorganisms
Biochemistry: The Chemistry of Life
Microbial Physiology and Genetics
Controlling the Growth of Microbes
Controlling Microbial Growth In Vitro
Controlling Microbial Growth In Vivo Using Antimicrobial Agents
Environmental and Applied Microbiology
Microbial Ecology and Microbial Biotechnology
Epidemiology and Public Health
Microbiology Within Healthcare Facilities
Healthcare Epidemiology
Diagnosing Infectious Diseases
Pathogenesis and Host Defense Mechanisms
Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases
Nonspecific Host Defense Mechanisms
Specific Host Defense Mechanisms: An Introduction to Immunology
Major Infectious Diseases of Humans
Overview of Infectious Diseases
Viral Infections
Bacterial Infections
Fungal Infections
Parasitic Infections
Answers to Self-Assessment Exercises
Compendium of Important Bacterial Pathogens of Humans
Useful Conversions
Greek Alphabet
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