Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple / Edition 4

Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple / Edition 4

by Gladwin, Bill Trattler
     
 

ISBN-10: 094078081X

ISBN-13: 9780940780811

Pub. Date: 02/28/2007

Publisher: MedMaster, Incorporated

A brief, clear, thorough, and highly enjoyable approach to clinical microbiology, brimming with mnemonics, humor, summary charts and illustrations, from AIDS to "flesh-eating bacteria" to ebola, mad cow disease, hantavirus, anthrax, smallpox, botulism, etc. (2009 Revised Printing)  See more details below

Overview

A brief, clear, thorough, and highly enjoyable approach to clinical microbiology, brimming with mnemonics, humor, summary charts and illustrations, from AIDS to "flesh-eating bacteria" to ebola, mad cow disease, hantavirus, anthrax, smallpox, botulism, etc. (2009 Revised Printing)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780940780811
Publisher:
MedMaster, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Series:
Medmaster Ridiculously Simple Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
393
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1. BACTERIA

1. Bacterial Taxonomy
2. Cell Structures, Virulence Factors, and Toxins
3. Bacterial Genetics (Sex)

GRAM-POSITIVE BACTERIA
4. Streptococcus
5. Staphylococcus
6. Bacillus and Clostridium (Spore-Forming Rods)
7. Corynebacterium and Listeria (Non-Spore-Forming Rods)

GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA
8. Neisseria
9. The Enterics
10. Haemophilus, Bordetella, and Legionella
11. Yersinia, Francisella, Brucella, and Pasteurella
12. Chlamydia, Rickettsia, and Friends
13. Spirochetes

ACID-FAST BACTERIA
14. Mycobacterium

BACTERIA WITHOUT CELL WALLS
15. Mycoplasma

ANTI-BACTERIAL MEDICATIONS
16. Penicillin Family Antibiotics
17. Anti-ribosomal Antibiotics
18. Anti-Tb and Anti-leprosy Antibiotics
19. Miscellaneous Antibiotics

PART 2. FUNGI
20. The Fungi
21. Anti-fungal Medications

PART 3. VIRUSES
22. Viral Replication and Taxonomy
23. Orthomyxo and Paramyxoviridae
24. Hepatitis Viridae
25. Retroviridae, HIV, and AIDS
26. Herpseviridae
27. Rest of the DNA Viruses
28. Rest of the RNA Viruses
29. Anti-viral Medications

PART 4. PARASITES
30. Protozoans
31. Helminths

PART 5. VERY STRANGE CRITTERS
32. Prions

PART 6. THE END
33. Antimicrobial Resistance: One Step Toward the Post-antibiotic Era

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