Foundations in Microbiology / Edition 3by Kathleen Park Talaro
Pub. Date: 01/01/1999
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Talaro/Chess: Foundations in Microbiology is an allied health microbiology text for non-science majors with a taxonomic approach to the disease chapters. It offers an engaging and accessible writing style through the use of tools such as case studies and analogies to thoroughly explain difficult microbiology concepts. The newest of these features includes the Secret World of Microbes and Quick Search. We are so excited to offer a robust learning program with student-focused learning activities, allowing the student to manage their learning while you easily manage their assessment. Revised art and updated photos help concepts stand out. Detailed reports show how your assignments measure various learning objectives from the book (or input your own!), levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy or other categories, and how your students are doing. The Talaro Learning program will save you time while improving your students success in this course.
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Table of Contents
1 The Main Themes of Microbiology2 The Chemistry of Biology 3 Tools of the Laboratory: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms 4 A Survey of Prokaryotic Cells and Microorganisms 5 A Survey of Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms 6 An Introduction to the Viruses 7 Elements of Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth 8 Microbial Metabolism 9 Microbial Genetics 10 Genetic Engineering 11 Physical and Chemical Agents for Microbial Control 12 Drugs, Microbes, Host--The Elements of Chemotherapy 13 Microbe-Human Interactions 14 Nonspecific Host Defenses 15 Adaptive, Specific Immunity and Immunization 16 Disorders in Immunity 17 Diagnosing Infections 18 The Cocci of Medical Importance 19 The Gram-Positive Bacilli of Medical Importance 20 The Gram-Negative Bacilli of Medical Importance 21 Miscellaneous Bacterial Agents of Disease 22 The Fungi of Medical Importance 23 The Parasites of Medical Importance 24 Introduction to Viruses That Infect Humans: The DNA Viruses 25 The RNA Viruses That Infect Humans 26 Environmental Microbiology 27 Applied Microbiology
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