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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Microbes: An Introduction
Chapter 2 Tools of the Laboratory: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms
Chapter 3 Prokaryotic Profiles: The Bacteria and Archaea
Chapter 4 Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms
Chapter 5 An Introduction to the Viruses
Chapter 6 Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth
Chapter 7 Microbial Metabolism
Chapter 8 Microbial Genetics and Genetic Engineering
Chapter 9 Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes
Chapter 10 Drugs, Microbes, Host: The Elements of Chemotherapy
Chapter 11 Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection and Disease
Chapter 12 Host Defenses I: Overview and Nonspecific Defenses
Chapter 13 Host Defenses II: Specific Immunity and Immunization
Chapter 14 Disorders in Immunity
Chapter 15 Diagnosing Infections
Chapter 16 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Skin and Eyes
Chapter 17 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Nervous System
Chapter 18 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
Chapter 19 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System
Chapter 20 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract
Chapter 21 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Genitourinary System