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Microbiology : A Systems Approach

Microbiology : A Systems Approach - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073048383

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ISBN13: 978-0073048383
ISBN10: 0073048380
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 06
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2006
International: No

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Microbiology : A Systems Approach - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073048383

M. Kelly Cowan and Kathleen P. Talaro

ISBN13: 978-0073048383
ISBN10: 0073048380
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 06
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2006
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

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