More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 7th edition with a publication date of 9/12/2008.
What is included with this book?
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
Written with the non-major/allied health student in mind,Foundations in Microbiologyoffers an accessible writing style through the use of tools such as case files and analogies to thoroughly explain difficult microbiology concepts. Active learning is promoted via innovative features such as concept mapping and "Visual Understanding" questions (using art to make content connections between chapters). A taxonomic approach is used for the study of pathogens.
Table of Contents
|The Main Themes of Microbiology|
|The Chemistry of Biology|
|Tools of the Laboratory: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms|
|A Survey of Prokaryotic Cells and Microorganisms|
|A Survey of Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms|
|An Introduction to the Viruses|
|Elements of Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth|
|Physical and Chemical Agents for Microbial Control|
|Drugs, Microbes, Host--The Elements of Chemotherapy|
|Nonspecific Host Defenses|
|Adaptive, Specific Immunity and Immunization|
|Disorders in Immunity|
|The Cocci of Medical Importance|
|The Gram-Positive Bacilli of Medical Importance|
|The Gram-Negative Bacilli of Medical Importance|
|Miscellaneous Bacterial Agents of Disease|
|The Fungi of Medical Importance|
|The Parasites of Medical Importance|
|Introduction to Viruses That Infect Humans: The DNA Viruses|
|The RNA Viruses That Infect Humans|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|