cover image - Basic Medical Microbiology
ISBN: 9780323476768
Page Count: 240
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $39.99

Basic Medical Microbiology

by Patrick R. Murray, PhD
cover image - Basic Medical Microbiology
ISBN: 9780323476768
Page Count: 240
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $39.99
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Authored by the lead author of the bestselling Medical Microbiology and written in the same tradition, Basic Medical Microbiology was designed as a straight-forward, practical introduction to this difficult topic. It provides students with a firm foundation in the principles and applications of microbiology, serving as an effective prep tool for examinations and the transition into clinical application.

    • Carefully curated contents focus on the most commonly observed and tested organisms and diseases.
    • Differential diagnosis, organism classification overview, and a list of antimicrobials used to treat infections are provided in the introductory chapter of each organism section, reinforcing the clinical application and relevance.
    • Organized by organism; focuses on the association between an organism and disease.
    • Concise tables and high-quality illustrations offer visual guidance and an easy review of key material.
    • Clinical cases reinforce the clinical significance of each organism.
    • Includes multiple-choice questions to aid in self-assessment and examination preparation.
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  • Section I. Introduction

    Chapter 1. Overview of Medical Microbiology

    Section I. Bacteria

    Chapter 2. Introduction of Bacteria

    Chapter 3. Aerobic Gram-Positive Cocci

    Chapter 4. Aerobic Gram-Positive Rods

    Chapter 5. Acid-Fast Bacteria

    Chapter 6. Aerobic Gram-Negative Cocci and Coccobacilli

    Chapter 7. Aerobic Fermentative Gram-Negative Rods

    Chapter 8. Aerobic Non-fermentative Gram-Negative Rods

    Chapter 9. Anaerobic Bacteria

    Chapter 10. Spiral Shaped Bacteria

    Chapter 11. Intracellular Bacteria

    Section II. Viruses

    Chapter 12. Introduction to Viruses

    Chapter 13. Human Immunodeficiency Viruses

    Chapter 14. Human Herpes Viruses

    Chapter 15. Respiratory Viruses

    Chapter 16. Hepatitis Viruses

    Chapter 17. Gastrointestinal Viruses

    Section III. Fungi

    Chapter 18. Introduction to Fungi

    Chapter 19. Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Fungi

    Chapter 20. Systemic Dimorphic Fungi

    Chapter 21. Opportunistic Fungi

    Section IV. Parasites

    Chapter 22. Introduction to Parasites

    Chapter 23. Protozoa

    Chapter 24. Nematodes

    Chapter 25. Trematodes

    Chapter 26. Cestodes

    Chapter 27. Arthropods

    Section V. Review Questions

  • Patrick R. Murray, PhD, Senior Worldwide Director, Scientific Affairs, BD Diagnostics, Sparks, Maryland, Adjunct Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
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