Medical Microbiology / Edition 2

Medical Microbiology / Edition 2

by Patrick R. Murray
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801676347

ISBN-13: 9780801676345

Pub. Date: 11/28/1993

Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated

This third edition of Medical Microbiology provides a concise, up-to-date, and clinically relevant introduction to microbiology. This innovative text focuses on those microbes that cause disease in humans and follows a taxonomic approach. Special emphasis is placed on important, medically relevant information. Each chapter of Medical Microbiology follows a consistent…  See more details below

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This third edition of Medical Microbiology provides a concise, up-to-date, and clinically relevant introduction to microbiology. This innovative text focuses on those microbes that cause disease in humans and follows a taxonomic approach. Special emphasis is placed on important, medically relevant information. Each chapter of Medical Microbiology follows a consistent format in discussing all the medical diseases: etiology is covered first, followed by epidemiology, host defenses, identification, diagnosis, prevention, and control. Hundreds of color photographs and drawings, summary boxes, and tables help reinforce key points, ensuring that Medical Microbiology is focused, attractive, and easy-to-follow.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801676345
Publisher:
Mosby, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
755
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1Introduction to Medical Microbiology1
2Bacterial Classification6
3Bacterial Morphology and Cell Wall Structure and Synthesis10
4Bacterial Metabolism and Growth22
5Bacterial Genetics31
6Viral Classification, Structure, and Replication43
7Fungal Classification, Structure, and Replication59
8Parasitic Classification, Structure, and Replication63
9Microbial Flora in Health and Disease70
10Sterilization, Disinfection, and Antisepsis74
11Elements of Host Protective Responses80
12The Humoral Immune Response91
13Cellular Immune Responses101
14Immune Responses to Infectious Agents109
15Antimicrobial Vaccines128
16Microscopic Principles and Applications136
17Molecular Diagnosis140
18Serological Diagnosis144
19Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis152
20Antibacterial Agents160
21Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Diseases169
22Staphylococcus and Related Organisms175
23Streptococcus189
24Enterococcus and Other Gram-Positive Cocci206
25Bacillus209
26Corynebacterium213
27Listeria, Erysipelothrix, and Other Gram-Positive Bacilli217
28Neisseria222
29Enterobacteriaceae232
30Vibrio, Aeromonas, and Plesiomonas245
31Campylobacter and Helicobacter251
32Pseudomonas and Related Organisms258
33Bordetella, Francisella, and Brucella265
34Pasteurellaceae276
35Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Bacilli283
36Anaerobic Gram-Positive Cocci and Nonspore-Forming Bacilli291
37Clostridium296
38Anaerobic Gram-Negative Bacilli308
39Nocardia, Rhodococcus, and Related Actinomycetes313
40Mycobacterium319
41Treponema, Borrelia, and Leptospira331
42Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma347
43Rickettsia, Ehrlichia, and Coxiella352
44Chlamydia362
45Role of Bacteria in Disease371
46Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis378
47Antiviral Agents388
48Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Diseases396
49Papovaviruses404
50Adenoviruses412
51Human Herpesviruses419
52Poxviruses440
53Parvoviruses446
54Picornaviruses450
55Paramyxoviruses461
56Orthomyxoviruses472
57Reoviruses479
58Rhabdoviruses487
59Togaviruses and Flaviviruses492
60Bunyaviridae503
61Retroviruses507
62Hepatitis Viruses523
63Unconventional Slow Viruses: Prions536
64Miscellaneous Viruses540
65Role of Viruses in Disease546
66Mechanisms of Fungal Pathogenesis556
67Antifungal Agents559
68Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Diseases564
69Superficial, Cutaneous, and Subcutaneous Mycoses566
70Systemic Mycoses577
71Opportunistic Mycoses589
72Pathogenesis of Parasitic Pathogenesis598
73Antiparasitic Agents603
74Laboratory Diagnosis of Parasitic Diseases610
75Intestinal and Urogenital Protozoa619
76Blood and Tissue Protozoa632
77Nematodes646
78Trematodes661
79Cestodes670
80Arthropods679

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