9780805376524

Microbiology plus access to Microbiology Place with Research Navigator

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805376524

  • ISBN10:

    0805376526

  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

Microbiologyby Robert Bauman features an unparalleled, visually stunning art program that works with the text to engage as it teaches. Filled with interesting vignettes, coverage of hot topics, and cutting-edge research, Bauman's text brings the wonders of microbiology alive while providing a solid, comprehensive introduction to the field.A complete introduction to all general microbiology topics.For college instructors, students, people in the nursing/allied health field, or anyone interested in microbiology.

Table of Contents

History and Scope of Microbiology
The Chemistry of Microbiology
Cell Structure and Function
Microscopy, Staining and Classification
Microbial Metabolism
Microbial Nutrition and Growth
Microbial Genetics
Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA
Controlling Microbial Growth in the Environment
Controlling Microbial Growth in the Body: Antimicrobial Drugs
Characterizing and Classifying Prokaryotes
Characterizing and Classifying Eukaryotes
Characterizing and Classifying Viruses, Viroids, and Prions
Infection, Disease, and Epidemiology
Natural and Non-specific Resistance
Specific Defense: The Immune Response
Immunization and Diagnostic Testing
Immune Deficiencies and Hypersensitivities
Pathogenic Gram-Positive Cocci and Bacilli
Pathogenic Gram-Negative Cocci, Bacilli, and Vibrios
Other Bacterial Pathogens: Spirochetes, Mycoplasmas, Chlamydias, and Rickettsias
Pathogenic Fungi
Parasitic Protozoa, Helminths, and Arthropod Vectors
Pathogenic DNA Viruses
Pathogenic RNA Viruses
Applied and Environmental Microbiology
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