Rapid Review Microbiology and Immunology, 3rd Edition

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Rapid Review Microbiology and Immunology, 3rd Edition


Get the most from your study time, and experience a realistic USMLE simulation with Rapid Review Microbiology and Immunology, 3rd Edition, by Drs. Ken S. Rosenthal and Michael J. Tan. This new reference in the highly rated Rapid Review Series is formatted as a bulleted outline with photographs, tables and figures that address all the microbiology and immunology information you need to know for the USMLE. And with Student Consult functionality, you can become familiar with the look and feel of the actual exam by taking a timed or a practice test online that includes 400 USMLE-style questions.

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    • Review the most current information with completely updated chapters, images, and questions, including a new chapter on Laboratory Tests for Diagnosis.

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      SECTION I: Immunology

      Chapter 1 Components of the Immune System

      Chapter 2 Role of T Cells in Immune Responses

      Chapter 3 Immunoglobulins and Their Production by B Cells

      Chapter 4 Normal and Abnormal Immune Responses

      Chapter 5 Laboratory Tests for Diagnosis

      SECTION II: Bacteriology

      Chapter 6 Bacterial Structure

      Chapter 7 Bacterial Growth, Genetics, and Virulence

      Chapter 8 Diagnosis, Therapy, and Prevention of Bacterial Diseases

      Chapter 9 Gram-Positive Cocci

      Chapter 10 Gram-Positive Toxigenic Rods

      Chapter 11 Enterobacteriaceae

      Chapter 12 Gram-Negative Cocci and Coccobacilli

      Chapter 13 Gram-Negative, Oxidase-Positive Motile Rods

      Chapter 14 Mycoplasmas, Filamentous Bacteria, and Bacteroides

      Chapter 15 Spirochetes

      Chapter 16 Mycobacteria

      Chapter 17 Chlamydiae and Zoonotic Intracellular Bacteria

      SECTION III: Virology

      Chapter 18 Viral Structure, Classification, and Replication

      Chapter 19 Viral Pathogenesis

      Chapter 20 Diagnosis, Therapy, and Prevention of Viral Diseases

      Chapter 21 Nonenveloped (Naked) DNA Viruses

      Chapter 22 Enveloped DNA Viruses

      Chapter 23 Nonenveloped (Naked) RNA Viruses

      Chapter 24 Large Enveloped RNA Viruses

      Chapter 25 Small and Midsized Enveloped RNA Viruses

      Chapter 26 Retroviruses

      Chapter 27 Hepatitis Viruses

      SECTION IV: Mycology, Parasitology, and Infectious Diseases

      Chapter 28 Fungi

      Chapter 29 Parasites

      Chapter 30 Infectious Diseases: Clinical Correlations

      Appendix 1: Bacteriology Summary Tables and Trigger Words

      Appendix 2: Virology Summary Tables and Trigger Words

      Appendix 3: Mycology and Parasitology Trigger Words

      Common Laboratory Values

      Ken S. Rosenthal, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Director Microbiology and Immunology, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada; Emeritus Professor, Northeastern Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio and Michael J Tan, MD, FACP, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy, Rootstown, OH; Clinical Physician Infectious Diseases and HIV, Summa Health System, Akron, OH


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