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cover image - Mims' Medical Microbiology Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),7th Edition
ISBN: 9780443107467
Copyright: 2025
Publication Date: 12-26-2023
Page Count: 624
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $71.99

Mims' Medical Microbiology Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 7th Edition

by Richard Goering, BA MSc PhD, Hazel M. Dockrell, BA (Mod) PhD, Mark Zuckerman, BSc(Hons), MBBS, MRCP, MSc, FRCPath and Peter L. Chiodini, BSc, MBBS, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath, FFTM, RCPS(Glas)

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cover image - Mims' Medical Microbiology Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),7th Edition
ISBN: 9780443107467
Copyright: 2025
Publication Date: 12-26-2023
Page Count: 624
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $71.99
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    • Clear writing and easy-to-understand explanations – perfect for students learning to grasp the fundamentals of both microbiology and immunology
    • User-friendly format with colour coding, key concept boxes, and dynamic illustrations for easy navigation
    • Organised by body system – goes beyond the ‘bug parade’ to help you understand clinical context
    • Pathogen Parade (electronic supplement) – a quick cross-referenced glossary of viruses, bacteria, parasites, and fungi
    • Vaccine Parade (electronic supplement) – quick-reference coverage of the most commonly used vaccines in current clinical practice
    • Clinical cases and multiple-choice self-assessments (electronic supplement) support learning
  • SECTION 1 THE ADVERSARIES – PATHOGENS
    1. Pathogens as parasites
    2. The bacteria
    3. The viruses
    4. The fungi
    5. The protozoa
    6. The helminths
    7. The arthropods
    8. Prions
    9. The host–parasite relationship
    SECTION 2 THE ADVERSARIES – HOST DEFENCES
    10. The innate defences of the body
    11. Adaptive immune responses bring specificity
    12. Cooperation leads to effective immune responses
    SECTION 3 THE CONFLICTS
    13. Background to the infectious diseases
    14. Entry, exit and transmission
    15. Immune defences in action
    16. Spread and replication
    17. Parasite survival strategies and persistent infections
    18. Pathologic consequences of infection
    SECTION 4 CLINICAL MANIFESTATION AND DIAGNOSIS OF INFECTIONS BY BODY SYSTEM
    19. Upper respiratory tract infections
    20. Lower respiratory tract infections
    21. Urinary tract infections
    22. Sexually transmitted infections
    23. Gastrointestinal tract infections
    24. Obstetric and perinatal infections
    25. Central nervous system infections
    26. Infections of the eye
    27. Infections of the skin, soft tissue, muscle and associated systems
    28. Vector-borne infections
    29. Multisystem zoonoses
    30. Fever of unknown origin
    31. Infections in the compromised host
    SECTION 5 DIAGNOSIS AND CONTROL
    32. Diagnosis of infection and assessment of host defence mechanisms
    33. Epidemiology and control of infectious diseases
    34. Attacking the enemy: antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
    35. Protecting the host: vaccination
    36. Specific and nonspecificimmunotherapy
    37. Infection control
    Index
  • Richard Goering, BA MSc PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska., Hazel M. Dockrell, BA (Mod) PhD, Professor of Immunology, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, Mark Zuckerman, BSc(Hons), MBBS, MRCP, MSc, FRCPath, Consultant Virologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, South London Specialist Virology Centre, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, King’s College London School of Medicine, London, UK and Peter L. Chiodini, BSc, MBBS, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath, FFTM, RCPS(Glas), Consultant Parasitologist, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London; Honorary Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
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