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A core text for students, Lecture Notes: Medical Microbiology and Infection has been updated and revised in this fourth edition to cover all essential areas of medical microbiology and infection. The text's structure also lends itself to being a useful reference for junior doctors, nurses and GPs.
Written in a clear and easily digestible format, this text covers the basic science of pathogens and follows this with a chapter on Antimicrobial Agents and then a regionally-based approach to infection. With a new author team, new 2-colour design and inclusion of new pedagogical features, Lecture Notes: Medical Microbiology and Infection provides a thorough and accessible introduction to the topic area.
1 Basic bacteriology: structure.
2 Basic bacteriology: physiology.
3 Basic bacteriology: genetics.
4 Classification of bacteria.
6 Streptococci and enterococcci.
8 Other Gram-positive bacteria.
9 Gram-negative cocci.
12 Pseudomonas and other aerobic Gram-negative bacilli.
13 Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Vibrios.
14 Treponema, Borrelia and Leptospira.
15 Gram-negative anaerobic bacteria.
17 Chlamydiae, Rickettsiaceae, mycoplasmas and L-forms.
18 Basic virology.
19 Major virus groups.
20 Basic mycology and classification of fungi.
21 Parasitology: protozoa.
22 Parasitology: metazoa (helminths).
23 Host–parasite relationships.
24 Diagnostic laboratory methods.
25 Epidemiology and prevention of infection.
26 Management of infections.
28 Sterilization and disinfection.
29 Antibacterial agents.
30 Antifungal agents.
31 Antiviral agents.
32 Upper respiratory tract infections.
33 Lower respiratory tract infections.
34 Gastrointestinal infections.
35 Liver and biliary tract infections.
36 Urinary tract infections.
37 Genital Infections (including sexually transmitted infections).
38 Infections of central nervous system.
39 Septicaemia and bacteraemia.
40 Device-related infections.
41 Drug-resistant microorganisms.
42 Cardiovascular infections.
43 Bone and joint infections.
44 Skin and soft-tissue infections.
45 Infections in the compromised host.
46 Perinatal and congenital infections.
47 Human immunodeficiency viruses.
48 Miscellaneous viral infections.