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Medical microbiology

Author: Patrick R Murray; Ken S Rosenthal; Michael A Pfaller
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 8th editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Murray, Patrick R.
Medical microbiology.
(DLC) 2015030867
(OCoLC)914223501
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick R Murray; Ken S Rosenthal; Michael A Pfaller
ISBN: 9780323359528 0323359523
OCLC Number: 933582893
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction to medical microbiology --
Human microbiome in health and disease --
Sterilization, disinfection, and antisepsis --
Microscopy and in vitro culture --
Molecular diagnosis --
Serologic diagnosis --
Elements of host protective responses --
Innate host responses --
Antigen-specific immune responses --
Immune responses to infectious agents --
Antimicrobial vaccines --
Bacterial classification, structure, and replication --
Bacterial metabolism and genetics --
Mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis --
Role of bacteria in disease --
Laboratory diagnosis of bacterial diseases --
Antibacterial agents --
Staphylococcus and related gram-positive cocci --
Streptococcus and Enterococcus --
Bacillus --
Listeria and related gram-positive bacteria --
Mycobacterium and related acid-fast bacteria --
Neisseria and related genera --
Haemophilus and related bacteria --
Enterobacteriaceae --
Vibrio and related bacteria --
Pseudomonas and related bacteria --
Campylobacter and helicobacter --
Miscellaneous gram-negative rods --
Clostridium --
Non-spore-forming anaerobic bacteria --
Treponema, Borrelia, and Leptospira --
Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma --
Rickettsia, Ehrlichia, and related bacteria --
Chlamydia and Chlamydophila --
Viral classification, structure, and replication --
Mechanisms of viral pathogenesis --
Role of viruses in disease --
Laboratory diagnosis of viral diseases --
Antiviral agents and infection control --
Papillomaviruses and polyomaviruses --
Adenoviruses --
Human herpesviruses --
Poxviruses --
Parvoviruses --
Picornaviruses --
Coronaviruses and noroviruses --
Paramyxoviruses --
Orthomyxoviruses --
Rhabdoviruses, Filoviruses, and Bornaviruses --
Reoviruses --
Togaviruses and flaviviruses --
Bunyaviridae and Arenaviridae --
Retroviruses --
Hepatitis viruses --
Prion diseases --
Fungal classification, structure, and replication --
Pathogenesis of fungal disease --
Role of fungi in disease --
Laboratory diagnosis of fungal disease --
Antifungal agents --
Superficial and cutaneous mycoses --
Subcutaneous mycoses --
Systemic mycoses caused by dimorphic fungi --
Opportunistic mycoses --
Fungal and fungal-like infections of unusual or uncertain etiology --
Mycotoxins and mycotoxicoses --
Parasitic classification, structure, and replication --
Pathogenesis of parasitic diseases --
Role of parasites in disease --
Laboratory diagnosis of parasitic disease --
Antiparasitic agents --
Intestinal and urogenital protozoa --
Blood and tissue protozoa --
Nematodes --
Trematodes --
Cestodes --
Arthropods.
Responsibility: Patrick R. Murray, Ken S. Rosenthal, Michael A. Pfaller ; consultant, JMI Laboratories.
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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.

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