Clinical Microbiology - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780702023163

Clinical Microbiology

8th Edition

An Introduction for Healthcare Professionals

Authors: Jennie Wilson
Paperback ISBN: 9780702023163
Imprint: Bailièrre Tindall
Published Date: 5th September 2000
Page Count: 448

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This book provides clear and concise information about microorganisms, how they cause infection, and how they can be treated. The many illustrations throughout the text help make the information more accessible, and the comprehensive referencing used will enable further in-depth study, if required, by the reader.

Table of Contents

The history of microbiology. Micro-organisms and their properties. The epidemiology of infection.The immune response. Antimicrobial chemotherapy. Cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation. The microbiology laboratory. A guide to pathogenic bacteria. A Guide to viruses. A guide to fungi, protozoa, helminths and ectoparasites. Infection associated with health care: the infection control programme.The principles of infection prevention and control. Important nosocomial infections: pathogenesis and prevention.The management of infectious patients (isolation nursing)


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About the Author

Jennie Wilson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Healthcare Epidemiology, Richard Wells Research Centre, University of West London, Brentford, Middlesex, UK