9780073402437

Microbiology: A Systems Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073402437

  • ISBN10:

    0073402435

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/7/2014
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Microbiology: A Systems Approach is a microbiology text for non-science/allied health majors with a body systems approach to the disease chapters. It is known for its engaging writing style, instructional art program and focus on active learning. Its unique organization in the disease chapters presents students with information in the way they would encounter it in a clinical setting, instead of separating disease information by taxonomy.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Main Themes of Microbiology

Chapter 2 The Chemistry of Biology

Chapter 3 Tools of the Laboratory: Methods for the Culturing of Microscopic Analysis of Microorganisms

Chapter 4 Prokaryotic Profiles: The Bacteria and Archaea

Chapter 5 Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms

Chapter 6 An Introduction to the Viruses

Chapter 7 Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth

Chapter 8 Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life

Chapter 9 Microbial Genetics

Chapter 10 Genetic Engineering and Recombinant DNA

Chapter 11 Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes

Chapter 12 Drugs, Microbes, Host—The Elements of Chemotherapy

Chapter 13 Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection and Disease

Chapter 14 Host Defenses I: Overview and Nonspecific Defenses

Chapter 15 Host Defenses II: Specific Immunity and Immunization

Chapter 16 Disorders in Immunity

Chapter 17 Diagnosing Infections

Chapter 18 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Skin and Eyes

Chapter 19 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Nervous System

Chapter 20 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

Chapter 21 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System

Chapter 22 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 23 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Genitourinary System

Chapter 24 Microbes and the Environment

Chapter 25 Applied Microbiology and Food and Water Safety

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Highly Recommended November 25, 2014
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"It is a health microbiology text. it is non science majors with a body system disease. It has mainly focus on active learning and instructional art program. It also offer a robust learning program with student-focused learning activities for student. It gives a detail report & measures various learning objectives from the book. The Cowan Learning program will save you time and improve your student's success in this course. Its unique organization in the disease chapters presents students with information in the way they would encounter it in a clinical setting, instead of separating disease information by taxonomy. The proven successful digital program including Connect, Learn Smart and Smart Book gives students access to one of the most effective and successful adaptive learning resources available on the market today."
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