Medical Microbiology and Immunology: Examination and Board Review / Edition 7

Medical Microbiology and Immunology: Examination and Board Review / Edition 7

by Warren Levinson
     
 

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

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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:
9780071382175
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Series:
Lange Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
614
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments/In Memorium
IBasic Bacteriology1
1Bacteria Compared With Other Microorganisms1
2Structure of Bacterial Cells4
3Growth14
4Genetics16
5Classification of Medically Important Bacteria21
6Normal Flora23
7Pathogenesis27
8Host Defenses45
9Laboratory Diagnosis53
10Antimicrobial Drugs: Mechanism of Action59
11Antimicrobial Drugs: Resistance73
12Bacterial Vaccines81
13Sterilization & Disinfection84
IIClinical Bacteriology87
14Overview of the Major Pathogens & Introduction to Anaerobic Bacteria87
15Gram-Positive Cocci91
16Gram-Negative Cocci103
17Gram-Positive Rods107
18Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Enteric Tract115
19Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Respiratory Tract133
20Gram-Negative Rods Related to Animal Sources (Zoonotic Organisms)138
21Mycobacteria142
22Actinomycetes149
23Mycoplasmas151
24Spirochetes153
25Chlamydiae159
26Rickettsiae162
27Minor Bacterial Pathogens165
IIIBasic Virology171
28Structure172
29Replication176
30Genetics & Gene Therapy188
31Classification of Medically Important Viruses191
32Pathogenesis195
33Host Defenses201
34Laboratory Diagnosis205
35Antiviral Drugs207
36Viral Vaccines214
IVClinical Virology218
37DNA Enveloped Viruses221
38DNA Nonenveloped Viruses231
39RNA Enveloped Viruses235
40RNA Nonenveloped Viruses250
41Hepatitis Viruses257
42Arboviruses267
43Tumor Viruses272
44Slow Viruses & Prions282
45Human Immunodeficiency Virus286
46Minor Viral Pathogens295
VMycology299
47Basic Mycology299
48Cutaneous & Subcutaneous Mycoses303
49Systemic Mycoses305
50Opportunistic Mycoses310
VIParasitology314
51Intestinal & Urogenital Protozoa315
52Blood & Tissue Protozoa321
53Minor Protozoan Pathogens330
54Cestodes332
55Trematodes338
56Nematodes343
VIIImmunity353
57Immunity353
58Cellular Basis of the Immune Response363
59Antibodies382
60Humoral Immunity391
61Cell-Mediated Immunity393
62Major Histocompatibility Complex & Transplantation395
63Complement400
64Antigen-Antibody Reactions in the Laboratory404
65Hypersensitivity (Allergy)414
66Tolerance & Autoimmune Disease422
67Tumor Immunity429
68Immunodeficiency431
VIIIBrief 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
IXClinical Cases474
XUSMLE (National Board) Practice Questions494
Basic Bacteriology494
Clinical Bacteriology499
Basic Virology507
Clinical Virology511
Mycology518
Parasitology521
Immunology524
Extended Matching Questions534
Clinical Case Questions536
XIUSMLE (National Board) Practice Examination545
Index559

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