Medical Microbiology, 3e

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9780815190356: Medical Microbiology, 3e

Medical Microbiology provides a balanced, up-to-date, clinically relevant introduction to microbiology. It focuses on the microbes that cause disease in humans, and includes important facts and explanations. Hundreds of color photographs and drawings, summary boxes, and tables reinforce the key points. A consistent chapter format is used to discuss the etiology, epidemiology, host defenses, identification, diagnosis, prevention, and control of all the microbial diseases. These factors combine to create a succinct, focused, attractive, and easy-to-follow textbook that is gaining in popularity with each edition.

Organized taxonomically, presenting organism groups and taxonomic subdivisions within each group Approximately 500 full-color illustrations and over 400 tables and summary boxes Chapters are small for easy conceptualization with a consistent format Case studies provide scenarios, followed by a series of questions

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Patrick R. Murray, PhD, Chief, Microbiology Service, Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland; Michael A. Pfaller, MD, Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA; and Ken S. Rosenthal, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Northwestern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, OH

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"As someone who has used this book in the past, I know it is excellent for teaching medical students. It also is reasonably priced for students who are dealing with the high cost of medical education. The most valuable features are the excellent pictures and figures that enhance the understanding of complex issues. Each chapter is followed by a few thought-provoking questions that can be used during teaching to encourage deeper understanding of the material.

Although written for medical students in the first years of training, the book also is very useful for students in advanced training such as residency or fellowships." - Rebecca T. Horvat, PhD, D(ABMM)(University of Kansas Medical Center), from Doody's Reviews

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