Microbiology Review (STARS Series) / Edition 1

Microbiology Review (STARS Series) / Edition 1

by T. Stuart Walker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721646425

ISBN-13: 9780721646428

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A review book intended to accompany the core text, MICROBIOLOGY, and to serve as a general review of the subject for both class study and examination review for the USMLE Step 1 exam. Chapters include a list of learning objectives, a series of discussion type questions that draw together the basic information, and clinical applications with a detailed explanation.

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A review book intended to accompany the core text, MICROBIOLOGY, and to serve as a general review of the subject for both class study and examination review for the USMLE Step 1 exam. Chapters include a list of learning objectives, a series of discussion type questions that draw together the basic information, and clinical applications with a detailed explanation. Covers basic bacteriology, pathogenic bacteria, pathogenic fungi, basic virology, clinical virology, and parasites and their diseases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721646428
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
STARS Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Bacteria and Bacterial Diseases. Bacterial Classification, Structure, And Function. Bacterial Growth and Metabolism. Bacterial Genetics. Antibacterial Agents. Gram-Positive Pyogenic Cocci: Enterococcus, Staphylococcus, And Streptococcus. Gram-Negative Pyogenic Bacteria: Bordetella, Haemophilus, Moraxella, And Neisseria. Enterobacteriaceae and Associated Bacteria: Campylobacter, Citrobacter, Edwardsiella, Enterobacter, Escherichia, Hafnia, Helicobacter, Klebsiella, Morganella, Pantoea, Proteus, Providencia, Salmonella, Serratia, Shigella, And Yersinia. Pseudomonadaceae: Burkholderia, Pseudomonas, And Stenotrophomonas (Xanthomonas). Funguslike Bacteria: Actinomadura, Actinomyces, Mycobacterium, Nocardia, Streptomyces, And Tropheryma. Zoonotic Bacteria: Brucella, Capnocytophaga, Erysipelothrix, Francisella, Listeria, Pasteurella, Spirillum, Streptobacillus, And Yersinia. Mycoplasmas, Rickettsiae, And Other Unusual Bacteria: Bartonella, Chlamydia, Coxiella, Ehrlichia, Mycoplasma, Rickettsia, And Ureaplasma. Spirochetes: Borrelia, Leptospira, And Treponema. Legionellae: Legionella Species. Toxigenic Bacteria: Aeromonas, Bacillus, Clostridium, Corynebacterium, Plesiomonas, And Vibrio. Nonsporulating Anaerobic Bacteria: Bacteriodes, Bifidobacterium, Eubacterium, Fusobacterium, Gemella, Lactobacillus, Mobiluncus, Peptostreptococcus, Porphyromonas, Prevotella, Propionibacterium, And Veillonella. Section Ii: Fungi and Fungal Diseases. Overview of Mycology and Antifungal Agents. Fungi that Cause Superficial, Cutaneous, And Subcutaneous Mycoses: Basidiobolus, Cladosporium, Conidiobolus, Epidermophyton, Fonsecaea, Loboa, Malassezia, Microsporum, Phaeoannellomyces, Phialophora, Piedraia, Rhinocladiella, Rhinosporidium, Sporothrix, Trichophyton, And Trichosporon. Fungi that Cause Deep (Systemic) Mycoses: Aspergillus, Blastomyces, Candida, Coccidioides, Cryptococcus, Histoplasma, Mucor, Paracoccidioides, Rhizopus, And Other Fungi. Section Iii: Viruses and Viral Diseases. Overview of Virology and Antiviral Agents. Dna Viruses: Adenoviruses, Hepadnaviruses, Herpesviruses, Papovaviruses, Parvoviruses, And Poxviruses. Rna Viruses: Arenaviruses, Astroviruses, Bunyaviruses, Caliciviruses, Coronaviruses, Filoviruses, Flaviviruses, Orthomyxoviruses, Paramyxoviruses, Picornaviruses, Reoviruses, Retroviruses, Rhabdoviruses, And Togaviruses. Oncogenic and Immunosuppressive Viruses: Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Human T Cell Lymphotropic Virus, And Other Viruses. Section Iv: Parasites and Parasitic Diseases. Overview of Parasitology and Antiparasitic Agents. Protozoan Parasites: Acanthamoeba, Babesia, Balantidium, Cryptosporidium, Dientamoeba, Entamoeba, Giardia, Isospora, Leishmania, Naegleria, Plasmodium, Pneumocystis, Toxoplasma, Trichomonas, And Trypanosoma. Helminths: Cestodes,Nematodes, And Trematodes.

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