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Review of medical microbiology and immunology

Author: Warren Levinson
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, ©2012.
Series: McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine., Lange educational library.
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"This book is a concise review of the medically important aspects of microbiology and immunology. It covers both the basic and clinical aspects of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and immunology. Its two major aims are (1) to assist those who are preparing for the USMLE (National Boards) and (2) to provide students who are currently taking medical microbiology courses with a brief and up-to-date  Read more...
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Levinson, Warren
Review of medical microbiology and immunology
New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, c2012.
(DLC) 2011040791
(OCoLC)748333174
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Levinson
OCLC Number: 809202999
Notes: "A Lange medical book."
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 710 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.)
Contents: Part 1. Basic bacteriology --
Part 2. Clinical bacteriology --
Part 3. Basic virology --
Part 4. Clinical virology --
Part 5. Mycology --
Part 6. Parasitology --
Part 7. Immunology --
Part 8. Ectoparasites --
Part 9. Brief summaries of medically important organisms --
Part 10. Clinical cases --
Part 11. Pearls for the USMLE. Bacteria compared with other microorganisms --
Structure of bacterial cells --
Growth --
Genetics --
Classification of medically important bacteria --
Normal flora --
Pathogenesis --
Host defenses --
Laboratory diagnosis --
Antimicrobial drugs: mechanism of action --
Antimicrobial drugs: resistance --
Bacterial vaccines --
Sterilization & disinfection --
Overview of the major pathogens & introduction to anaerobic bacteria --
Gram-positive cocci --
Gram-negative cocci --
Gram-positive rods --
Gram-negative rods related to the enteric tract --
Gram-negative rods related to the respiratory tract --
Gram-negative rods related to animal sources (zoonotic organisms) --
Mycobacteria --
Actinomycetes --
Mycoplasmas --
Spirochetes --
Chlamydiae --
Rickettsiae --
Minor bacterial pathogens --
Basic virology --
Structure --
Replication --
Genetics & gene therapy --
Classification of medically important viruses --
Pathogenesis --
Host defenses --
Laboratory diagnosis --
Antiviral drugs --
Viral vaccines --
Clinical virology --
Dna enveloped viruses Dna nonenveloped viruses --
Rna-enveloped viruses --
Rna nonenveloped viruses --
Hepatitis viruses --
Arboviruses --
Tumor viruses --
Slow viruses & prions --
Human immunodeficiency virus --
Minor viral pathogens --
Basic mycology --
Cutaneous & subcutaneous mycoses --
Systemic mycoses --
Opportunistic mycoses --
Parasitology --
Intestinal & urogenital protozoa --
Blood & tissue protozoa --
Minor protozoan pathogens --
Cestodes --
Trematodes --
Nematodes --
Immunity --
Cellular basis of the immune response --
Antibodies --
Humoral immunity --
Cell-mediated immunity --
Major histocompatibility complex & transplantation --
Complement --
Antigen?antibody reactions in the laboratory --
Hypersensitivity (allergy) --
Tolerance & autoimmune disease --
Tumor immunity --
Immunodeficiency --
Ectoparasites that cause human disease.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine., Lange educational library.
Other Titles: Medical microbiology and immunology
Responsibility: Warren Levinson.

Abstract:

"This book is a concise review of the medically important aspects of microbiology and immunology. It covers both the basic and clinical aspects of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and immunology. Its two major aims are (1) to assist those who are preparing for the USMLE (National Boards) and (2) to provide students who are currently taking medical microbiology courses with a brief and up-to-date source of information"--Provided by publisher.
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