Microbiology with Diseases by Body System

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/10/2014
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Explore the invisible

Robert Bauman’s Microbiology with Diseases by Body System, Fourth Edition retains the hallmark art program and clear writing style that have made his books so successful. The Fourth Edition encourages you to visualize the invisible with new QR codes linking to 18 Video Tutors and 6 Disease in Depth features that motivate you to interact with microbiology content and explore microbiology further. The continued focus on real-world clinical situations prepares you for future opportunities in applied practice and healthcare careers. A more robust MasteringMicrobiology® program works with the text to provide an interactive learning and personalized experience that ensures you learn microbiology both in and out of the classroom.

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Author Biography

Robert W. Bauman holds a Ph.D. in Biology from Stanford University, an M.A. in Botany from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.A. in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a full professor of biology in the Department of Biological Sciences at Amarillo College in Amarillo, Texas, where he previously served as department chair. He has been teaching microbiology and human anatomy and physiology since 1988, and was a recipient of the John. F. Mead Faculty Excellence Award, nominated by the students of Amarillo College. Dr. Bauman is an active member of the American Society of Microbiology (ASM), Texas Community College Teacher’s Association (TCCTA), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS).

Table of Contents

1.  A Brief History of Microbiology
2.  The Chemistry of Microbiology
3.  Cell Structure and Function
4.  Microscopy, Staining, and Classification
5.  Microbial Metabolism
6.  Microbial Nutrition and Growth
7.  Microbial Genetics
8.  Recombinant DNA Technology
9.  Controlling Microbial Growth in the Environment
10.  Controlling Microbial Growth in the Body: Antimicrobial Drugs
11.  Characterizing and Classifying Prokaryotes
12.  Characterizing and Classifying Eukaryotes
13.  Characterizing and Classifying Viruses, Viroids, and Prions
14.  Infection, Infectious Diseases, and Epidemiology
15.  Innate Immunity
16.  Adaptive Immunity
17.  Immunization and Immune Testing
18.  AIDS and Other Immune Disorders
19.  Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Wounds
20.  Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System and Eyes
21.  Microbial Cardiovascular and Systemic Diseases
22.  Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System
23.  Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System
24.  Microbial Diseases of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems
25.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology

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