Basic Medical Microbiology

Basic Medical Microbiology

By: Patrick R. Murray (author)Paperback

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Authored by the lead author of the bestselling Medical Microbiology and written in the same tradition, Basic Medical Microbiology was designed as a straight-forward, practical introduction to this difficult topic. It provides students with a firm foundation in the principles and applications of microbiology, serving as an effective prep tool for examinations and the transition into clinical application. Carefully curated contents focus on the most commonly observed and tested organisms and diseases. Differential diagnosis, organism classification overview, and a list of antimicrobials used to treat infections are provided in the introductory chapter of each organism section, reinforcing the clinical application and relevance. Organized by organism; focuses on the association between an organism and disease. Concise tables and high-quality illustrations offer visual guidance and an easy review of key material. Clinical cases reinforce the clinical significance of each organism. Includes multiple-choice questions to aid in self-assessment and examination preparation. Evolve Instructor Resources, including a downloadable image bank, are available to instructors through their Elsevier sales rep or via request at: https://evolve.elsevier.com Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Contents

Section I. Introduction Chapter 1. Overview of Medical Microbiology Section I. Bacteria Chapter 2. Introduction of Bacteria Chapter 3. Aerobic Gram-Positive Cocci Chapter 4. Aerobic Gram-Positive Rods Chapter 5. Acid-Fast Bacteria Chapter 6. Aerobic Gram-Negative Cocci and Coccobacilli Chapter 7. Aerobic Fermentative Gram-Negative Rods Chapter 8. Aerobic Non-fermentative Gram-Negative Rods Chapter 9. Anaerobic Bacteria Chapter 10. Spiral Shaped Bacteria Chapter 11. Intracellular Bacteria Section II. Viruses Chapter 12. Introduction to Viruses Chapter 13. Human Immunodeficiency Viruses Chapter 14. Human Herpes Viruses Chapter 15. Respiratory Viruses Chapter 16. Hepatitis Viruses Chapter 17. Gastrointestinal Viruses Section III. Fungi Chapter 18. Introduction to Fungi Chapter 19. Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Fungi Chapter 20. Systemic Dimorphic Fungi Chapter 21. Opportunistic Fungi Section IV. Parasites Chapter 22. Introduction to Parasites Chapter 23. Protozoa Chapter 24. Nematodes Chapter 25. Trematodes Chapter 26. Cestodes Chapter 27. Arthropods Section V. Review Questions

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323476768
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780323476768
  • ISBN10: 0323476767

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