Medical Microbiology and Immunology (Lange Series) / Edition 6

Medical Microbiology and Immunology (Lange Series) / Edition 6

by Warren E. Levinson, Ernest Jawetz, Ernest Jawetz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838564100

ISBN-13: 9780838564103

Pub. Date: 08/07/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

Quite simply THE best book available to prepare students for the diverse study of microbiology and immunology, this edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to contain the most current information available. No other book of this length so comprehensively covers bacteria and fungi and the numerous diseases they cause, as well as immunology.  See more details below

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Quite simply THE best book available to prepare students for the diverse study of microbiology and immunology, this edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to contain the most current information available. No other book of this length so comprehensively covers bacteria and fungi and the numerous diseases they cause, as well as immunology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838564103
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional
Publication date:
08/07/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.19(w) x 9.97(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. IBasic Bacteriology1
1Bacteria Compared With Other Microorganisms1
2Structure of Bacterial Cells3
3Growth13
4Genetics16
5Classification of Medically Important Bacteria21
6Normal Flora23
7Pathogenesis26
8Host Defenses42
9Laboratory Diagnosis49
10Antimicrobial Drugs: Mechanisms of Action54
11Antimicrobial Drugs: Resistance68
12Bacterial Vaccines75
13Sterilization & Disinfection78
Pt. IIClinical Bacteriology82
14Overview of the Major Pathogens & Introduction to Anaerobic Bacteria82
15Gram-Positive Cocci85
16Gram-Negative Cocci96
17Gram-Positive Rods100
18Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Enteric Tract107
19Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Respiratory Tract126
20Gram-Negative Rods Related to Animal Sources (Zoonotic Organisms)130
21Mycobacteria134
22Actinomycetes141
23Mycoplasmas143
24Spirochetes144
25Chlamydiae150
26Rickettsiae153
27Minor Bacterial Pathogens156
Pt. IIIBasic Virology162
28Structure163
29Replication167
30Genetics & Gene Therapy178
31Classification of Medically Important Viruses181
32Pathogenesis184
33Host Defenses190
34Laboratory Diagnosis194
35Antiviral Drugs196
36Viral Vaccines203
Pt. IVClinical Virology206
37DNA Enveloped Viruses208
38DNA Nonenveloped Viruses218
39RNA Enveloped Viruses222
40RNA Nonenveloped Viruses235
41Hepatitis Viruses242
42Arboviruses252
43Tumor Viruses257
44Slow Viruses & Prions268
45Human Immunodeficiency Virus271
46Minor Viral Pathogens279
Pt. VMycology283
47Basic Mycology283
48Cutaneous & Subcutaneous Mycoses287
49Systemic Mycoses289
50Opportunistic Mycoses293
Pt. VIParasitology298
51Intestinal & Urogenital Protozoa298
52Blood & Tissue Protozoa304
53Minor Protozoan Pathogens313
54Cestodes315
55Trematodes320
56Nematodes325
Pt. VIIImmunology336
57Immunity336
58Cellular Basis of the Immune Response344
59Antibodies363
60Humoral Immunity372
61Cell-Mediated Immunity374
62Major Histocompatibility Complex & Transplantation376
63Complement380
64Antigen-Antibody Reactions in the Laboratory384
65Hypersensitivity (Allergy)394
66Tolerance & AutoImmune Disease401
67Tumor Immunity407
68Immunodeficiency408
Pt. VIIIBrief Summaries of Medically Important Organisms414
Summaries of Medically Important Bacteria414
Summaries of Medically Important Viruses433
Summaries of Medically Important Fungi444
Summaries of Medically Important Parasites448
Pt. IXClinical Cases460
Pt. XUSMLE (National Board) Practice Questions478
Basic Bacteriology478
Clinical Bacteriology483
Basic Virology491
Clinical Virology495
Mycology502
Parasitology505
Immunology508
Extended Matching Questions518
Clinical Case Questions520
Pt. XIUSMLE (National Board) Practice Examination529
Index543

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