Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approach

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/4/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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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

Chapter 22 Environmental and Applied Microbiology

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