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The world's most trusted and respected book on microbiology -- now in full-color ..Considered the most comprehensive text on the subject,Sherris Medical Microbiologyis a dynamic, student-friendly introduction to the nature of microorganisms and their role in the maintenance of health or in the causation of disease. The completely revised Fifth Edition has been converted to full-color and features the addition of case studies, USMLE-style questions, and an online learning center. ..
Kenneth Ryan, M.D., George Ray, M.D., Nafees Ahmad, Ph.D., and Esklid Peterson, M.D. are affiliated with the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, AZ.
Table of Contents
Preface Acknowledgments Part I: The Nature of Infection, Kenneth J. Ryan and C. George Ray 1. Infection 2. Immune Response to Infection 3. Sterilization, Disinfection, and Infection Control 4. Principles of Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases 5. Emergence and Global Spread of Infection Part II: Pathogenic Viruses, Nafees Ahmad, C. George Ray, and W. Lawrence Drew 6. The Nature of Viruses 7. Pathogenesis of Viral Infection 8. Antiviral Antimicrobics and Resistance 9. Influenza, Parainfluenza, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Adenovirus, and Other Respiratory Viruses 10. Mumps Virus, Measles, Rubella, and Other Childhood Exanthems 11. Poxviruses 12. Enteroviruses 13. Hepatitis Viruses 14. Herpesviruses 15. Viruses of Diarrhea 16. Arthropod-Borne and Other Zoonotic Viruses 17. Rabies 18. Retroviruses: Human T-Lymphotropic Virus, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 19. Papilloma and Polyoma Viruses 20. Persistent Viral Infections of the Central Nervous System Part III: Pathogenic Bacteria, Kenneth J. Ryan and W. Lawrence Drew 21. The Nature of Bacteria 22. Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infection 23. Antibacterial Agents and Resistance 24. Staphylococci 25. Streptococci and Enterococci 26. Corynebacterium, Listeria, and Bacillus 27. Mycobacteria 28. Actinomyces and Nocardia 29. Clostridium, Peptostreptococcus, Bacteroides, and Other Anaerobes 30. Neisseria 31. Haemophilus and Bordetella 32. Vibrio, Campylobacter, and Helicobacter 33. Enterobacteriaceae 34. Legionella 35. Pseudomonas and Other Opportunistic Gram-negative Bacilli 36. Plague and Other Bacterial Zoonotic Diseases 37. Spirochetes 38. Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma 39. Chlamydia 40. Rickettsia, Ehrlichia, Coxiella and Bartonella Part IV: Pathogenic Fungi, Kenneth J. Ryan 41. The Nature of Fungi 42. Pathogenesis of Fungal Infection 43. Antifungal Agents and Resistance 44. Dermatophytes, Sporothrix, and Other Superficial and Subcutaneous Fungi 45. Candida, Aspergillus, Pneumocystis and Other Opportunistic Fungi 46. Cryptococcus, Histoplasma, Coccidiodes and Other Systemic Fungal Pathogens Part V: Pathogenic Parasites, C. George Ray and James J. Plorde 47. The Nature of Parasites 48. General Principles of Pathogenesis, Immunology, and Diagnosis of Parasitic Infection 49. Antiparasitic Antimicrobics and Resistance 50. Sporozoa 51. Rhizopods 52. Flagellates 53. Intestinal Nematodes 54. Tissue Nematodes 55. Cestodes 56. Trematodes Part VI: Clinical Aspects of Infection, C. George Ray, Kenneth J. Ryan, and W. Lawrence Drew 57. Skin and Wound Infections 58. Bone and Joint Infections 59. Eye, Ear, and Sinus Infections 60. Dental and Periodontal Infections 61. Respiratory Tract Infections 62. Enteric Infections and Food Poisoning 63. Urinary Tract Infections 64. Genital Infections 65. Central Nervous System Infections 66. Intravascular Infections, Bacteremia, and Endotoxemia Glossary Index