Rapid Review Microbiology and Immunology, 3rd Edition
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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 Rosenthal, PhD, Professor, Augusta University, Augusta, GA 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