Rapid Review Microbiology and Immunology

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

By

  • Ken Rosenthal, PhD, Professor, Department of Integrated Medical Sciences, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and Pharmacy, Rootstown, Ohio
  • Michael Tan, MD, FACP, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy, Rootstown, OH; Clinical Physician Infectious Diseases and HIV, Summa Health System, Akron, OH

Get the most from your study time, and experience a realistic USMLE simulation with Rapid Review Microbiology and Immunology, 3rd Edition, by Drs. Ken S. Rosenthal and Michael J. Tan. This new reference in the highly rated Rapid Review Series is formatted as a bulleted outline with photographs, tables and figures that address all the microbiology and immunology information you need to know for the USMLE. And with Student Consult functionality, you can become familiar with the look and feel of the actual exam by taking a timed or a practice test online that includes 400 USMLE-style questions.
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Audience

Medical Students preparing for USMLE Step 1 and 2 and residents preparing for Step 3

 

Book information

  • Published: August 2010
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-06938-0


Table of Contents

SECTION I: Immunology

Chapter 1 Components of the Immune System

Chapter 2 Role of T Cells in Immune Responses

Chapter 3 Immunoglobulins and Their Production by B Cells

Chapter 4 Normal and Abnormal Immune Responses

Chapter 5 Laboratory Tests for Diagnosis

SECTION II: Bacteriology

Chapter 6 Bacterial Structure

Chapter 7 Bacterial Growth, Genetics, and Virulence

Chapter 8 Diagnosis, Therapy, and Prevention of Bacterial Diseases

Chapter 9 Gram-Positive Cocci

Chapter 10 Gram-Positive Toxigenic Rods

Chapter 11 Enterobacteriaceae

Chapter 12 Gram-Negative Cocci and Coccobacilli

Chapter 13 Gram-Negative, Oxidase-Positive Motile Rods

Chapter 14 Mycoplasmas, Filamentous Bacteria, and Bacteroides

Chapter 15 Spirochetes

Chapter 16 Mycobacteria

Chapter 17 Chlamydiae and Zoonotic Intracellular Bacteria

SECTION III: Virology

Chapter 18 Viral Structure, Classification, and Replication

Chapter 19 Viral Pathogenesis

Chapter 20 Diagnosis, Therapy, and Prevention of Viral Diseases

Chapter 21 Nonenveloped (Naked) DNA Viruses

Chapter 22 Enveloped DNA Viruses

Chapter 23 Nonenveloped (Naked) RNA Viruses

Chapter 24 Large Enveloped RNA Viruses

Chapter 25 Small and Midsized Enveloped RNA Viruses

Chapter 26 Retroviruses

Chapter 27 Hepatitis Viruses

SECTION IV: Mycology, Parasitology, and Infectious Diseases

Chapter 28 Fungi

Chapter 29 Parasites

Chapter 30 Infectious Diseases: Clinical Correlations

Appendix 1: Bacteriology Summary Tables and Trigger Words

Appendix 2: Virology Summary Tables and Trigger Words

Appendix 3: Mycology and Parasitology Trigger Words

Common Laboratory Values