Medical Microbiology: A Guide to Microbial Infections: Pathogenesis, Immunity, Laboratory Diagnosis and Control

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9780443070785: Medical Microbiology: A Guide to Microbial Infections: Pathogenesis, Immunity, Laboratory Diagnosis and Control
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This book is divided into six sections: microbial biology, infection immunity, bacterial pathogens and associated diseases, viral pathogens and associate diseases, fungal pathogens and parasitic infections, diagnosis, treatment and control of infection. The major portion provides organism-based systematic coverage of microbiology. Each organism is considered under a standard set of headings: Description, Pathogenesis, Clinical features, Laboratory diagnosis, Treatment and Epidemiology. The section on immunology covers that part of the subject that is of direct relevance to the understanding of microbial infection.

  • An organism-based account of the subject, but presented in the clinical context ideal for medical students
  • Information presented in a very systematic way making learning easy
  • Key point boxes introduced to help students with examination preparation
  • Contains a reasonable degree of detail making it ideal for students with a level of commitment to microbiology
  • Major updates to chapters on viral diseases, antimicrobial chemotherapy and vaccines
  • New chapter on Medical entomology
  • Further reading now includes resources on the internet
  • Key point boxes introduced
  • Increase in clinical content
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    About the Author:

    Greenwood is also editor of Antibiotic and Chemotherapy (Churchill Livingstone)

    Review:

    "This book maintains its strong tradition of providing medical students, junior doctors, biomedical scientists and other health care professionals with an up-to-date, comprehensive and authoritative account of medical microbiology." Dr Paul Wright, Consultant Microbiologist, Conquest Hospital, East Sussex, The Royal College of Pathologists, College Bulletin, April 2003
    latest edition of Medical Microbiology reaches the high standards set by previous editions and should be a required purchase for all medical and biomedical students. It should, in addition, be of value to all healthcare scientists who seek an authoritative, accessible text in medical microbiology. At the published price, it is excellent value for money." T Scott, British Journal of Biomedical Science, October 2003

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