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Medical Microbiology

with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Quickly learn the microbiology fundamentals you need to know with Medical Microbiology, 7th Edition, by Dr. Patrick R. Murray, Dr. Ken S. Rosenthal, and Dr. Michael A. Pfaller. Newly reorganized to correspond with integrated curricula and changing study habits, this practical and manageable text is clearly written and easy to use, presenting clinically relevant information about microbes and their diseases in a succinct and engaging manner.

Medical students, Dental students, Nursing students,
Upper level undergraduate students

Paperback, 888 Pages

Published: November 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-08692-9


  • Section 1: Introduction

    1. Overview of Medical Microbiology

    2. Commensal and Pathogenic Microbial Flora in Humans

    3. Sterilization, Disinfection, and Antisepsis

    Section 2: General Principles of Laboratory Diagnosis

    4. Microscopy and Microbial Isolation

    5. Molecular Diagnosis

    6. Serologic Diagnosis

    Section 3: Basic Concepts in the Immune Response

    7. Elements of Host Protective Responses

    8. Innate Host Responses

    9. Humoral and Cellular Immune Responses

    10. Immune Responses to Infectious Agents

    11. Antimicrobial Vaccines

    Section 4: Bacteriology

    12. Bacterial Classification, Structure, and Replication

    13. Bacterial Metabolism and Genetics

    14. Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis

    15. Role of Bacteria in Disease

    16. Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Diseases

    17. Antibacterial Agents

    18. Staphylococcus and Related Gram-Positive Cocci

    19. Streptococcus

    20. Enterococcus and Other Gram-Positive Cocci

    21. Bacillus

    22. Listeria and Erysipelothrix

    23. Corynebacterium and Other Gram-Positive Rods

    24. Nocardia and Related Bacteria

    25. Mycobacterium

    26. Neisseria and Related Bacteria

    27. Enterobacteriaceae

    28. Vibrio and Aeromonas

    29. Campylobacter and Helicobacter

    30. Pseudomonas and Related Bacteria

    31. Haemophilus and Related Bacteria

    32. Bordetella

    33. Francisella and Brucella

    34. Legionella

    35. Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Rods

    36. Clostridium

    37. Anaerobic, Non-Spore-Forming, Gram-Positive Bacteria

    38. Anaerobic Gram-Negative Bacteria

    39. Treponema, Borrelia, and Leptospira

    40. Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma

    41. Rickettsia and Orientia

    42. Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, and Coxiella

    43. Chlamydia and Chlamydophila

    Section 5: Virology

    44. Viral Classification, Structure, and Replication

    45. Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis

    46. Role of Viruses in Disease

    47. Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Diseases

    48. Antiviral Agents

    49. Papillomaviruses and Polyomaviruses

    50. Adenoviruses

    51. Human Herpesviruses

    52. Poxviruses

    53. Parvoviruses

    54. Picornaviruses

    55. Coronaviruses and Noroviruses

    56. Paramyxoviruses

    57. Orthomyxoviruses

    58. Rhabdoviruses, Filoviruses, and Bornaviruses

    59. Reoviruses

    60. Togaviruses and Flaviviruses

    61. Bunyaviridae and Arenaviridae

    62. Retroviruses

    63. Hepatitis Viruses

    64. Unconventional Slow Viruses: Prions

    Section 6: Mycology

    65. Fungal Classification, Structure, and Replication

    66. Pathogenesis of Fungal Disease

    67. Role of Fungi in Disease

    68. Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Diseases

    69. Antifungal Agents

    70. Superficial and Cutaneous Mycoses

    71. Subcutaneous Mycoses

    72. Systemic Mycoses Due to Dimorphic Fungi

    73. Opportunistic Mycoses

    74. Fungal and Fungal-Like Infections of Unusual or Uncertain Etiology

    75. Mycotoxins and Mycotoxicoses

    Section 7: Parasitology

    76. Parasitic Classification, Structure, and Replication

    77. Pathogenesis of Parasitic Diseases

    78. Role of Parasites in Disease

    79. Laboratory Diagnosis of Parasitic Disease

    80. Antiparasitic Agents

    81. Intestinal and Urogenital Protozoa

    82. Blood and Tissue Protozoa

    83. Nematodes

    84. Trematodes

    85. Cestodes

    86. Arthropods


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