9780071460316

Review Of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-03-10
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
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Summary

There's no faster or more effective way to prepare for the USMLE Step 1 and course exams than Medical Microbiology & Immunology Examination. Completely updated throughout, the Ninth Edition offers a concise, high-yield review of the basic and clinical aspects of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and immunology, with an emphasis on the clinical application of microbiology and immunology to infectious diseases.

Author Biography

Warren Levinson, MD PhDProfessor of Microbiology and ImmunologyUCSF

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix
How to Use This Book x
I. BASIC BACTERIOLOGY
1(101)
Bacteria Compared With Other Microorganisms
1(3)
Structure of Bacterial Cells
4(11)
Growth
15(2)
Genetics
17(6)
Classification of Medically Important Bacteria
23(2)
Normal Flora
25(5)
Pathogenesis
30(23)
Host Defenses
53(9)
Laboratory Diagnosis
62(7)
Antimicrobial Drugs: Mechanism of Action
69(16)
Antimicrobial Drugs: Resistance
85(9)
Bacterial Vaccines
94(4)
Sterilization & Disinfection
98(4)
II. CLINICAL BACTERIOLOGY
102(90)
Overview of the Major Pathogens & Introduction to Anaerobic Bacteria
102(4)
Gram-Positive Cocci
106(13)
Gram-Negative Cocci
119(5)
Gram-Positive Rods
124(9)
Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Enteric Tract
133(19)
Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Respiratory Tract
152(5)
Gram-Negative Rods Related to Animal Sources (Zoonotic Organisms)
157(4)
Mycobacteria
161(8)
Actinomycetes
169(2)
Mycoplasmas
171(2)
Spirochetes
173(6)
Chlamydiae
179(3)
Rickettsiae
182(4)
Minor Bacterial Pathogens
186(6)
III. BASIC VIROLOGY
192(56)
Structure
193(6)
Replication
199(13)
Genetics & Gene Therapy
212(4)
Classification of Medically Important Viruses
216(5)
Pathogenesis
221(7)
Host Defenses
228(5)
Laboratory Diagnosis
233(3)
Antiviral Drugs
236(8)
Viral Vaccines
244(4)
IV. CLINICAL VIROLOGY
248(86)
DNA Enveloped Viruses
251(11)
DNA Nonenveloped Viruses
262(4)
RNA Enveloped Viruses
266(17)
RNA Nonenveloped Viruses
283(8)
Hepatitis Viruses
291(10)
Arboviruses
301(5)
Tumor Viruses
306(10)
Slow Viruses & Prions
316(5)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
321(9)
Minor Viral Pathogens
330(4)
V. MYCOLOGY
334(16)
Basic Mycology
334(5)
Cutaneous & Subcutaneous Mycoses
339(2)
Systemic Mycoses
341(5)
Opportunistic Mycoses
346(4)
VI. PARASITOLOGY
350(41)
Intestinal & Urogenital Protozoa
351(6)
Blood & Tissue Protozoa
357(10)
Minor Protozoan Pathogens
367(2)
Cestodes
369(6)
Trematodes
375(5)
Nematodes
380(11)
VII. IMMUNOLOGY
391(86)
Immunity
391(10)
Cellular Basis of the Immune Response
401(20)
Antibodies
421(9)
Humoral Immunity
430(2)
Cell-Mediated Immunity
432(2)
Major Histocompatibility Complex & Transplantation
434(5)
Complement
439(4)
Antigen-Antibody Reactions in the Laboratory
443(10)
Hypersensitivity (Allergy)
453(8)
Tolerance & Autoimmune Disease
461(8)
Tumor Immunity
469(2)
Immunodeficiency
471(6)
VIII. BRIEF SUMMARIES OF MEDICALLY IMPORTANT ORGANISMS
477(38)
Summaries of Medically Important Bacteria
477(16)
Summaries of Medically Important Viruses
493(10)
Summaries of Medically Important Fungi
503(3)
Summaries of Medically Important Parasites
506(9)
IX. CLINICAL CASES
515(10)
X. PEARLS FOR THE USMLE
525(7)
XI. USMLE (NATIONAL BOARD) PRACTICE QUESTIONS
532(51)
Basic Bacteriology
532(5)
Clinical Bacteriology
537(8)
Basic Virology
545(4)
Clinical Virology
549(7)
Mycology
556(3)
Parasitology
559(3)
Immunology
562(10)
Extended Matching Questions
572(2)
Clinical Case Questions
574(9)
XII. USMLE (NATIONAL BOARD) PRACTICE EXAMINATION
583(12)
Index 595

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