Essential Microbiology for Dentistry / Edition 3

Essential Microbiology for Dentistry / Edition 3

by Lakshman Samaranayake
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443100799

ISBN-13: 9780443100796

Pub. Date: 08/11/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The new edition of this highly successful book continues to offer readers everything they require to gain a full understanding of microbiology as it relates to modern dental practice. The rich combination of easy-to-read text together with the extensive artwork programme makes Essential Microbiology for Dentistry the first choice of microbiology textbook for many

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The new edition of this highly successful book continues to offer readers everything they require to gain a full understanding of microbiology as it relates to modern dental practice. The rich combination of easy-to-read text together with the extensive artwork programme makes Essential Microbiology for Dentistry the first choice of microbiology textbook for many students of dentistry worldwide.

• Comprehensive coverage of the subject area makes the book suitable for all aspects of the curriculum
• Almost 300 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
• Contains ‘Key Facts’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires
• Self-assessment sections at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their understanding in key areas of knowledge
• Addresses the subject on a strictly ‘need-to-know for the dentist’ approach [e.g. only salient bacteria are included with thumbnail sketches of viruses and fungi]
• Contains a detailed - and now expanded - glossary and abbreviations list

• Contains the latest organism nomenclature and information regarding unculturable bacteria and novel molecular technology
• Includes a highly expanded section on oral biofilms and their relevance to systemic disease such as heart disease, diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes and nosocomial pneumonia
• Contains a brand new section on oral immunology - prepared by guest authors - as relevant to dentistry
• Contains a new section on the microbiology of perimplantitis
• Presents a fully revised and expanded section on infection control in dentistry encompassing British and American guidelines

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443100796
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/11/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
Pt. 1General microbiology5
2Bacterial structure and taxonomy7
3Bacteria physiology and genetics15
4Viruses and prions27
5Pathogenesis of microbial disease37
6Diagnostic microbiology and laboratory methods49
7Antimicrobial chemotherapy67
Pt. 2Basic immunology79
8The immune system81
9The immune response93
10Immunity and infection103
Pt. 3Microbes of relevance to dentistry113
11Streptococci, staphylococci and micrococci115
12Lactobacilli, corynebacteria and propionibacteria123
13Actinomycetes, clostridia and Bacillus species127
14Neisseriaceae, Veillonella, parvobacteria and Capnocytophaga133
15Enterobacteria139
16Vibrios, campylobacters and Wolinella145
17Bacteroides, Tannerella, Parphyromonas and Prevotella149
18Fusobacteria, Leptotrichia and spirochaetes153
19Mycobacteria and legionellae159
20Chlamydiae, rickettsiae and mycoplasmas163
21Viruses of relevance to dentistry167
22Fungi of relevance to dentistry177
Pt. 4Infections of relevance to dentistry185
23Infections of the respiratory tract187
24Infections of the cardiovascular system197
25Infections of the central nervous and locomotor system205
26Infections of the gastrointestinal tract211
27Infections of the genitourinary tract219
28Skin and wound infections227
29Viral hepatitis233
30Human immunodeficiency virus infection, AIDS and infections in compromised patients243
Pt. 5Oral microbiology253
31Normal oral flora, the oral ecosystem and plaque biofilms255
32Microbiology of dental caries267
33Microbiology of periodontal disease275
34Dentoalveolar infections287
35Oral mucosal and salivary gland infections293
Pt. 6Cross-infection and control307
36Principles of infection control309
37Infection control procedures in dentistry313

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