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Microbiology for the Healthcare Professional

Even if you’ve never studied chemistry or biology before, this straightforward text makes microbiology easy to learn and helps you understand the spread, control, and prevention of infections. Content is logically organized and reflects just the right level of detail to give you a solid foundation for success, enabling you to connect concepts to real-world practice and confidently apply your scientific knowledge to patient care.

Paperback, 525 Pages

Published: December 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04594-0

Contents

  • 1. Scope of Microbiology

    2. Chemistry of Life

    3. Cell Structure and Function

    4. Microbiological Laboratory Techniques

    5. Safety Issues

    6. Bacteria and Archaea

    7. Viruses

    8. Eukaryotic Microorganisms

    9. Infection and Disease

    10. Infections of the Integumentary System, Soft Tissue, and Muscle

    11. Infections of the Respiratory System

    12. Infections of the Gastrointestinal System

    13. Infections of the Nervous System and Senses

    14. Infections of the Circulatory System

    15. Infections of the Urinary System

    16. Infections of the Reproductive System

    17. Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases

    18. Emerging Infectious Diseases

    19. Physical and Chemical Methods of Control

    20. The Immune System

    21. Pharmacology

    22. Antimicrobial Drugs

    23. Human Age and Microorganisms

    24. Microorganisms in the Environment and Environmental Safety

    25. Biotechnology

    Appendix

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