Sherris Medical Microbiology

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  • Edition: 4TH
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-07-14
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
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The leading microbiology text relating microbiology to the human disease state! Thoroughly revised and updated, this book gives medical and nurse practitioner students a solid grasp of etiologic agents, pathogenic processes, epidemiology, and the basis of major therapy. Includes complete discussions of the major bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic pathogens. Highlighted margin notes capsulize the major points within each chapter

Table of Contents


1. Overview

I. The Bacterial Cell

2. Bacterial Structures

3. Bacterial Processes

4. Bacterial Genetics

II. Biology of Viruses

5. Virus Structure

6. Virus Multiplication

7. Viral Genetics

III. Host-Parasite Interactions

8. Immune Response to Infection

9. Normal Microbial Flora

10. Host-Parasite Relationships

IV. Spread and Control of Infection

11. Sterilization and Disinfection

12. Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

13. Antibacterial and Antiviral Agents

14. Antimicrobial Resistance

15. Principles of Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

V. Pathogenic Bacteria

16. Staphylococci

17. Streptococci and Enterococci

18. Corynebacterium, Listeria, and Bacillus

19. Clostridium, Peptostreptococcus, Bacteroides, and Other Anaerobes

20. Neisseria

21. Enterobacteriaceae

22. Vibrio, Campylobacter, and Helicobacter

23. Pseudomonas and Other Opportunistic Gram-negative Bacilli

24. Haemophilus and Bordetella

25. Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma

26. Legionella

27. Spirochetes

28. Mycobacteria

29. Actinomyces and Nocardia

30. Chlamydia

31. Rickettsia, Coxiella, Ehrlichia, and Bartonella

32. Plague and Other Bacterial Zoonotic Diseases

VI. Pathogenic Viruses

33. Influenza, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Adenovirus, and Other Respiratory Viruses

34. Mumps Virus, Measles, Rubella, and Other Childhood Exanthems

35. Poxviruses

36. Enteroviruses

37. Hepatitis Viruses

38. Herpesviruses

39. Viruses of Diarrhea

40. Anthropod-Borne and Other Zoonotic Viruses

41. Rabies

42. Retroviruses, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

43. Papovaviruses

44. Persistent Viral Infections of the Central Nervous System

VII. Pathogenic Fungi

45. Characteristics of Fungi

46. Pathogenesis, Immunity, and Chemotherapy of Fungal Infections

47. Dermatophytes, Sporothrix, and Other Superficial and Subcutaneous Fungi

48. Candida, Aspergillus, and Other Opportunistic Fungi

49. Cryptococcus, Histoplasma, Coccidioides, and Other Systemic Fungal Pathogens

50. Pneumocystis carnii

VIII. Introduction to Pathogenic Parasites

51. Pathogenesis and Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases

52. Sporozoa

53. Rhizopods

54. Flagellates

55. Intestinal Nematodes

56. Tissue Nematodes

57. Cestodes

58. Trematodes

IX. Local and Systemic Infections

59. Skin and Wound Infections

60. Bone and Joint Infections

61. Eye, Ear, and Sinus Infections

62. Dental and Periodontal Infections

63. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections and Stomatitis

64. Middle and Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

65. Enteric Infections and Food Poisoning

66. Urinary Tract Infections

67. Central Nervous System Infections

68. Intravascular Infections, Bacteremia, and Endotoxemia

69. Infections of the Fetus and Newborn

70. Sexually Transmitted Diseases

71. Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient

72. Nosocomial Infections and Hospital Infection Control

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