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The foremost text in this complex and fast-changing field, Medical Microbiology
, 9th Edition, provides concise, up-to-date, and understandable explanations of key concepts in medical microbiology, immunology, and the microbes that cause human disease. Clear, engaging coverage of basic principles, immunology, laboratory diagnosis, bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology help you master the essentials of microbiology?effectively preparing you for your coursework, exams, and beyond.
Features significant new information on the human microbiome and its influence on the immune and other body systems, and new developments in microbial diagnosis, treatment, diseases, and pathogens.
Updates every chapter with state-of-the-art information and current literature citations.
Summarizes detailed information in tabular format rather than in lengthy text.
Provides review questions at the end of each chapter that correlate basic science with clinical practice.
Features clinical cases that illustrate the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases.
Introduces microbe chapters with summaries and trigger words for easy review.
Highlights the text with clear, colorful figures, clinical photographs, and images that help you visualize the clinical presentation of infections.
Offers additional study features online, including 200 self-assessment questions, microscopic images of the microbes, videos, and a new integrating chapter that provides hyperlinks between the microbes, the organ systems that they affect, and their diseases.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
1 Introduction to Medical Microbiology KEN
2 Human Microbiome in Health and Disease PAT
3 Sterilization, Disinfection, and Antisepsis PAT
General Principles of Laboratory Diagnosis
4 Microscopy and In Vitro Culture PAT
5 Molecular Diagnosis KEN
6 Serologic Diagnosis KEN
Basic Concepts in the Immune Response - ALL CHAPTERS KEN
7 Elements of Host Protective Responses
8 Innate Host Responses
9 Antigen-Specific Immune Responses
10 Immune Responses to Infectious Agents
11 Antimicrobial Vaccines
12 Bacterial Classification, Structure, and Replication KEN
13 Bacterial Metabolism and Genetics KEN
14 Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis KEN
15 Role of Bacteria in Disease PAT
16 Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Diseases PAt
17 Antibacterial Agents PAT - 35
18 Staphylococcus and Related Gram-Positive Cocci
19 Streptococcus and Enterococcus
21 Listeria and Related Gram-Positive Bacteria
22 Mycobacterium and Related Acid-Fast Bacteria
23 Neisseria and Related Genera
24 Haemophilus and Related Bacteria
26 Vibrio and Related Bacteria
27 Pseudomonas and Related Bacteria
28 Campylobacter and Helicobacter
29 Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Rods
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
Virology - ALL KEN
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
43 Human Herpesviruses
47 Coronaviruses and Noroviruses
50 Rhabdoviruses, Filoviruses, and Bornaviruses
52 Togaviruses and Flaviviruses
53 Bunyaviridae and Arenaviridae
55 Hepatitis Viruses
56 Prion Diseases
SECTION 6 - ALL MIKE
57 Fungal Classification, Structure, and Replication
58 Pathogenesis of Fungal Disease - add section on mycotoxins and mycotoxicoses
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
SECTION 7 - ALL MIKE
67 Parasitic Classification, Structure, and Replication
68 Pathogenesis of Parasitic Diseases
69 Role of Parasites in Disease
70 Laboratory Diagnosis of Parasitic Disease
71 Antiparasitic Agents
72 Intestinal and Urogenital Protozoa
73 Blood and Tissue Protozoa