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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 1/6/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Table of Contents

1 The Main Themes of Microbiology

2 The Chemistry of Biology

3 Tools of the Laboratory: Methods of Studying Microorganisms

4 A Survey of Prokaryotic Cells and Microorganisms

5 A Survey of Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms

6 An Introduction to the Viruses

7 Elements of Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth

8 Introduction to Microbial Metabolism

9 Microbial Genetics

10 Genetic Engineering

11 Physical and Chemical Agents for Microbial Control

12 Drugs, Microbes, Host--The Elements of Chemotherapy

13 Microbe-Human Interactions

14 An Introduction to Host Defenses and Innate Immunities

15 Adaptive, Specific Immunity and Immunization

16 Disorders in Immunity

17 Procedures for Identifying Pathogens and Diagnosing Infections

18 The Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Cocci of Medical Importance

19 The Gram-Positive Bacilli of Medical Importance

20 The Gram-Negative Bacilli of Medical Importance

21 Miscellaneous Bacterial Agents of Disease

22 The Fungi of Medical Importance

23 The Parasites of Medical Importance

24 Introduction to Viruses That Infect Humans: The DNA Viruses

25 The RNA Viruses That Infect Humans

26 Environmental Microbiology

27 Applied and Industrial Microbiology

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