Medical Microbiology and Immunology: Examination and Board Review / Edition 8 by Warren E. Levinson | 9780071431996 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Medical Microbiology and Immunology: Examination and Board Review / Edition 8
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Medical Microbiology and Immunology: Examination and Board Review / Edition 8

by Warren E. Levinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071431993

ISBN-13: 9780071431996

Pub. Date: 07/15/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The fastest, easiest way to master the essentials!

The most CONCISE, COMPLETE, UP-TO-DATE, and USER-FRIENDLY review available
* Most frequently updated microbiology review
* High-yield review for courses, exams, and the USMLE
* 600+ USMLE-format sample questions
* Complete USMLE-type exam with all questions in case-based format
* Clinical applications

Overview

The fastest, easiest way to master the essentials!

The most CONCISE, COMPLETE, UP-TO-DATE, and USER-FRIENDLY review available
* Most frequently updated microbiology review
* High-yield review for courses, exams, and the USMLE
* 600+ USMLE-format sample questions
* Complete USMLE-type exam with all questions in case-based format
* Clinical applications emphasized
* Summaries of important microorganisms for rapid review
* Revised and expanded coverage of HIV, hepatitis viruses, and immunology
* Informative tables and figures

Emphasizes the clinical application of microbiology and immunology to infectious diseases
* Helps medical students understand the clinical relevance of microbiology
* Includes review questions and case studies to reinforce material
* Emphasizes need-to-know areas in bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and immunology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071431996
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/15/2004
Edition description:
Eight Edition
Pages:
644
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgments/In Memoriumix
I.Basic Bacteriology1
1.Bacteria Compared With Other Microorganisms1
2.Structure of Bacterial Cells4
3.Growth14
4.Genetics16
5.Classification of Medically Important Bacteria21
6.Normal Flora23
7.Pathogenesis27
8.Host Defenses45
9.Laboratory Diagnosis53
10.Antimicrobial Drugs: Mechanism of Action59
11.Antimicrobial Drugs: Resistance73
12.Bacterial Vaccines81
13.Sterilization & Disinfection84
II.Clinical Bacteriology87
14.Overview of the Major Pathogens & Introduction to Anaerobic Bacteria87
15.Gram-Positive Cocci91
16.Gram-Negative Cocci103
17.Gram-Positive Rods107
18.Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Enteric Tract115
19.Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Respiratory Tract133
20.Gram-Negative Rods Related to Animal Sources (Zoonotic Organisms)138
21.Mycobacteria142
22.Actinomycetes149
23.Mycoplasmas151
24.Spirochetes153
25.Chlamydiae159
26.Rickettsiae162
27.Minor Bacterial Pathogens165
III.Basic Virology171
28.Structure172
29.Replication176
30.Genetics & Gene Therapy188
31.Classification of Medically Important Viruses191
32.Pathogenesis195
33.Host Defenses201
34.Laboratory Diagnosis205
35.Antiviral Drugs207
36.Viral Vaccines214
IV.Clinical Virology218
37.DNA Enveloped Viruses221
38.DNA Nonenveloped Viruses231
39.RNA Enveloped Viruses235
40.RNA Nonenveloped Viruses250
41.Hepatitis Viruses257
42.Arboviruses267
43.Tumor Viruses272
44.Slow Viruses & Prions282
45.Human Immunodeficiency Virus286
46.Minor Viral Pathogens295
V.Mycology299
47.Basic Mycology299
48.Cutaneous & Subcutaneous Mycoses303
49.Systemic Mycoses305
50.Opportunistic Mycoses310
VI.Parasitology314
51.Intestinal & Urogenital Protozoa315
52.Blood & Tissue Protozoa321
53.Minor Protozoan Pathogens330
54.Cestodes332
55.Trematodes338
56.Nematodes343
VII.Immunology353
57.Immunity353
58.Cellular Basis of the Immune Response363
59.Antibodies382
60.Humoral Immunity391
61.Cell-Mediated Immunity393
62.Major Histocompatibility Complex & Transplantation395
63.Complement400
64.Antigen-Antibody Reactions in the Laboratory404
65.Hypersensitivity (Allergy)414
66.Tolerance & Autoimmune Disease422
67.Tumor Immunity429
68.Immunodeficiency431
VIII.Brief Summaries of Medically Important Organisms437
Summaries of Medically Important Bacteria437
Summaries of Medically Important Viruses452
Summaries of Medically Important Fungi462
Summaries of Medically Important Parasites465
IX.Clinical Cases474
X.Usmle (National Board) Practice Questions494
Basic Bacteriology494
Clinical Bacteriology499
Basic Virology507
Clinical Virology511
Mycology518
Parasitology521
Immunology524
Extended Matching Questions534
Clinical Case Questions536
XI.USMLE (National Board) Practice Examination545
Index559
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