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Medical Microbiology, 8e
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Turn to�Medical Microbiology, 8th Edition�for a�thorough, clinically relevant understanding of microbes and their diseases. This succinct, easy-to-use text presents the fundamentals of microbiology and immunology in a clearly written, engaging manner-effectively preparing you for your courses, exams, and beyond. Coverage of basic principles, immunology, laboratory diagnosis, bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology help you master the essentials. Review questions at the end of each chapter correlate basic science with clinical practice to help you�understand the clinical relevance of the organisms examined. Clinical cases illustrate the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases, reinforcing a clinical approach to learning. Full-color clinical photographs, images, and illustrations help you visualize the clinical presentations of infections. Summary tables and text boxes emphasizing essential concepts and learning issues�optimize exam review. Additional images, 200 self-assessment questions, NEW animations,�and more. Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience includes access -- on a variety of devices -- to the complete text, videos, images, and references from the book. Thoroughly updated chapters include the latest information on the human microbiome and probiotics/prebiotics; including a new chapter on Human Microbiome In Health and Disease. NEW chapter summaries introduce each microbe chapter, including trigger words and links to the relevant chapter text (on e-book version on Student Consult), providing a concise introduction or convenient review for each topic. Online access to the complete text, additional images, 200 self-assessment questions, NEW animations, and more is available through Student Consult.
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SECTION 1 Introduction 1 Introduction to Medical Microbiology 2 Human Microbiome in Health and Disease 3 Sterilization, Disinfection, and Antisepsis SECTION 2 General Principles of Laboratory Diagnosis 4 Microscopy and In Vitro Culture 5 Molecular Diagnosis 6 Serologic Diagnosis SECTION 3 Basic Concepts in the Immune Response 7 Elements of Host Protective Responses 8 Innate Host Responses 9 Antigen-Specific Immune Responses 10 Immune Responses to Infectious Agents 11 Antimicrobial Vaccines SECTION 4 Bacteriology 12 Bacterial Classification, Structure, and Replication 13 Bacterial Metabolism and Genetics 14 Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis 15 Role of Bacteria in Disease 16 Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Diseases 17 Antibacterial Agents 18 Staphylococcus and Related Gram-Positive Cocci 19 Streptococcus and Enterococcus 20 Bacillus 21 Listeria and Related Gram-Positive Bacteria 22 Mycobacterium and Related Acid-Fast Bacteria 23 Neisseria and Related Genera 24 Haemophilus and Related Bacteria 25 Enterobacteriaceae 26 Vibrio and Related Bacteria 27 Pseudomonas and Related Bacteria 28 Campylobacter and Helicobacter 29 Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Rods 30 Clostridium 31 Non-Spore-Forming Anaerobic Bacteria 32 Treponema, Borrelia, and Leptospira 33 Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma SECTION 1 Introduction 1 Introduction to Medical Microbiology 2 Human Microbiome in Health and Disease 3 Sterilization, Disinfection, and Antisepsis SECTION 2 General Principles of Laboratory Diagnosis 4 Microscopy and In Vitro Culture 5 Molecular Diagnosis 6 Serologic Diagnosis SECTION 3 Basic Concepts in the Immune Response 7 Elements of Host Protective Responses 8 Innate Host Responses 9 Antigen-Specific Immune Responses 10 Immune Responses to Infectious Agents 11 Antimicrobial Vaccines SECTION 4 Bacteriology 12 Bacterial Classification, Structure, and Replication 13 Bacterial Metabolism and Genetics 14 Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis 15 Role of Bacteria in Disease 16 Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Diseases 17 Antibacterial Agents 18 Staphylococcus and Related Gram-Positive Cocci 19 Streptococcus and Enterococcus 20 Bacillus 21 Listeria and Related Gram-Positive Bacteria 22 Mycobacterium and Related Acid-Fast Bacteria 23 Neisseria and Related Genera 24 Haemophilus and Related Bacteria 25 Enterobacteriaceae 26 Vibrio and Related Bacteria 27 Pseudomonas and Related Bacteria 28 Campylobacter and Helicobacter 29 Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Rods 30 Clostridium 31 Non-Spore-Forming Anaerobic Bacteria 32 Treponema, Borrelia, and Leptospira 33 Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma 34 Rickettsia, Ehrlichia, and Related Bacteria 35 Chlamydia and Chlamydophila SECTION 5 Virology 36 Viral Classification, Structure, and Replication 37 Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis 38 Role of Viruses in Disease oplasma and Ureaplasma 34 Rickettsia, Ehrlichia, and Related Bacteria 35 Chlamydia and Chlamydophila SECTION 5 Virology 36 Viral Classification, Structure, and Replication 37 Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis 38 Role of Viruses in Disease 39 Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Diseases 40 Antiviral Agents and Infection Control 41 Papillomaviruses and Polyomaviruses 42 Adenoviruses 43 Human Herpesviruses 44 Poxviruses 45 Parvoviruses 46 Picornaviruses 47 Coronaviruses and Noroviruses 48 Paramyxoviruses 49 Orthomyxoviruses 50 Rhabdoviruses, Filoviruses, and Bornaviruses 51 Reoviruses 52 Togaviruses and Flaviviruses 53 Bunyaviridae and Arenaviridae 54 Retroviruses 55 Hepatitis Viruses 56 Prion Diseases SECTION 6 Mycology 57 Fungal Classification, Structure, and Replication 58 Pathogenesis of Fungal Disease 59 Role of Fungi in Disease 60 Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Disease 61 Antifungal Agents 62 Superficial and Cutaneous Mycoses 63 Subcutaneous Mycoses 64 Systemic Mycoses Caused by Dimorphic Fungi 65 Opportunistic Mycoses 66 Fungal and Fungal-Like Infections of Unusual or Uncertain Etiology 67 Mycotoxins and Mycotoxicoses SECTION 7 Parasitology 68 Parasitic Classification, Structure, and Replication 69 Pathogenesis of Parasitic Diseases 70 Role of Parasites in Disease 71 Laboratory Diagnosis of Parasitic Disease 72 Antiparasitic Agents 73 Intestinal and Urogenital Protozoa 74 Blood and Tissue Protozoa 75 Nematodes 76 Trematodes 77 Cestodes 78 Arthropods

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