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Medical microbiology and infection at a glance

Medical microbiology and infection at a glance

Author: S H Gillespie; Kathleen B Bamford
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003, reprinted 2006.
Series: At a glance series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
"This second edition is an ideal resource for medical and biomedical science students, whilst students of other health professions and those in areas such as infection control will also find it invaluable. The book fits into the budget and reading time of busy students, and is recommended as primary or supplementary reading for a lecture-based course, and/or as a book for revision prior to examinations."--Jacket.

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Genre/Form: Outlines and syllabi
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S H Gillespie; Kathleen B Bamford
ISBN: 1405111739 9781405111737
OCLC Number: 223968740
Notes: Revised edition of: Medical microbiology at a glance / Stephen H. Gillespie, Kathleen B. Bamford. c2000.
Includes index and glossary.
Description: 128 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Preface Concepts 1. Structure and classification of bacteria 2. Innate Immunity & normal flora 3. Pathogenicity and transmission of micro-organisms 4. The laboratory investigation of infection 5. Antibacterial therapy 6. Antibiotics in Clinical Use (NEW) 7. Resistance to antibacterial agents 8. Hospital acquired infections 9. Control of infection in hospital 10. Control of infection in the community 11. Emerging New Infections (NEW) Bacteriology 12. Staphylococcus 13. Streptococcal infections 14. Corynebacterium, Listeria and Bacillus 15. Mycobacteria 16. Clostridium species 17. Non-Sporing anaerobic infections 18. Neisseria and Haemophilus 19. Small Gram-negative cocco-bacilli: Bordetella, Brucella, Francisella, Yersinia and Bartonella 20. Pathogenicity of enteric Gram-negative bacteria 21. Enterobacteriaciae clinical syndromes 22. Vibrio, Campylobacter and Helicobacter 23. Environmental pathogens: Pseudomonas, Burkholderia and Legionella 24. Chlamydia, Mycoplasma and Rickettsia 25. Spiral bacteria Virology 26. Virus structure, classification and antiviral therapy 27. Herpes viruses I 28. Herpes viruses II 29. dna viruses: adenovirus, parvovirus and poxvirus 30. Measles, mumps and rubella 31. Influenza and parainfluenza viruses 32. Enterovirus and viruses infecting the gastrointestinal tract 33. Hepatitis viruses 34. Tropical, exotic or arbovirus infections Mycology 35. Yeast infections 36. Filamenous fungi Parasitology 37. Intestinal protozoa 38. Malaria, leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis 39. Gut helminths 40. Tissue helminths Systematic infection 41. Congenital and perinatal infections 42.Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection and AIDS 43. Pyrexia of unknown origin and septicaemia 44. Endocarditis, myocarditis and pericarditis 45. Infections of the central nervous system 46. Respiratory tract infections 47. Urinary and genital infections 48. Infections of the bones and joints 49. Bacterial diarrhoeal disease 50. Zoonoses 51. Infections in immunocompromised patients 52. Ocular infections 53. Infections of the skin and soft tissue Glossary Antibiotic table Index 8-page colour plate section
Series Title: At a glance series.
Other Titles: Medical microbiology & infection at a glance
Responsibility: Stephen H. Gillespie, Kathleen B. Bamford.


A useful resource for medical and biomedical science students, this second edition is a concise guide to the field of microbiology and infection. Divided into six sections, it includes chapters,  Read more...


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