Summary: Microbiology: A Systems Approach is an exciting new textbook written with the non-major/allied health student in mind. Offering an engaging writing style through the use of tools such as case studies and analogies, the text thoroughly explains difficult microbiology concepts in an accessible manner. Utilizing an organ systems approach, the unique in-chapter organization of the disease/clinical chapters provides students a realistic viewpoint of the clinical experienc
Summary: Microbiology: A Systems Approach is an exciting new textbook written with the non-major/allied health student in mind. Offering an engaging writing style through the use of tools such as case studies and analogies, the text thoroughly explains difficult microbiology concepts in an accessible manner. Utilizing an organ systems approach, the unique in-chapter organization of the disease/clinical chapters provides students a realistic viewpoint of the clinical experiences they will encounter in the future. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:06 Cover: Hardback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Year Published: 2006 International: No
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1 The Main Themes of Microbiology 2 From Atoms to Cells: A Chemical Connection 3 Tools of the Laboratory: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms 4 Procaryotic Profiles: The Bacteria and Archaea 5 Eucaryotic Cells and Microorganisms 6 An Introduction to the Viruses 7 Elements of Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth 8 Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life 9 Microbial Genetics 10 Genetic Engineering: A Revolution in Molecular Biology 11 Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes 12 Drugs, Microbes, Host - The Elements of Chemotherapy 13 Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection and Disease 14 Nonspecific Host Defenses 15 Specific Immunity and Immunization 16 Disorders in Immunity 17 Diagnosing Infections 18 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Skin and Eyes 19 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Nervous System 20 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems 21 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System 22 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract 23 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Genitourinary System 24 Environmental and Applied Microbiology Appendix A Answers to Multiple-Choice Questions and Selected Matching
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