Essential Microbiology for Dentistry - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780702074356, 9780702075216

Essential Microbiology for Dentistry

5th Edition

Authors: Lakshman Samaranayake
eBook ISBN: 9780702075216
Paperback ISBN: 9780702074356
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 30th May 2018
Page Count: 400
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Description

The latest edition of this essential textbook continues to support a new generation of dental students in their understanding of microbes, basic immunology, oral and systemic infection, and cross-infection control. Fully updated throughout with the latest developments in oral microbiology, microbiomics, disease prevention and treatment, and the latest national and international guidelines, Essential Microbiology for Dentistry will be essential for all undergraduates studying dentistry as well as anyone undertaking postgraduate training. Now comes with a helpful ONLINE RESOURCE containing a wide range of MCQS to help students monitor their progress.

Key Features

  • Friendly, accessible writing style helps readers engage with key information
  • Helpful self-assessment – in the style of both dental school and RCS exams –enables students to monitor their progress
  • Evidenced-based throughout to help facilitate safe clinical practice
  • Ample use of artwork helps explain complex structures, physiological processes and the effect of drug intervention
  • Helpful use of italics for clinically relevant facts and emboldened key words to highlight important information
  • Presents the latest national and international guidelines
  • ‘Key Fact’ boxes at the end of each chapter help summarize core information
  • Contains a comprehensive glossary and abbreviations list

 

Table of Contents

1. Why study microbiology?

PART 1: GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY

2. Bacterial structure and taxonomy

3. Bacterial physiology and genetics

4. Viruses and prions

5. Pathogenesis of microbial disease

6. Diagnostic microbiology and laboratory methods

7. Antimicrobial chemotherapy

PART 2: BASIC IMMUNOLOGY

8. The immune system and the oral cavity

9. The immune response

10. Immunity and infection

PART 3: MICROBES OF RELEVANCE TO DENTISTRY

11. Streptococci, staphylococci and micrococci

12. Lactobacilli, corynebacteria and propionibacteria

13. Actinomycetes, clostridia and Bacillus species

14. Neisseriaceae, Veillonella, parvobacteria and Capnocytophaga

15. Enterobacteria

16. Vibrios, campylobacters and Wolinella

17. Bacteroides, Tannerella, Porphyromonas and Prevotella

18. Fusobacteria, Leptotrichia and spirochaetes

19. Mycobacteria and legionellae

20. Chlamydiae, rickettsiae and mycoplasmas

21. Viruses of relevance to dentistry

22. Fungi of relevance to dentistry

PART 4: INFECTIONS OF RELEVANCE TO DENTISTRY

23. Infections of the respiratory tract

24. Infections of the cardiovascular system

25. Infections of the central nervous and locomotor systems

26. Infections of the gastrointestinal tract

27. Infections of the genitourinary tract

28. Skin and wound infections

29. Viral hepatitis

30. Human immunodeficiency virus infection, AIDS and infections in compromised patients

PART 5: ORAL MICROBIOLOGY

31. Oral microbiome a

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780702075216
Paperback ISBN:
9780702074356

About the Author

Lakshman Samaranayake

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice-Dean, College of Dental Medicine, University of Sharjah, UAE; Professor Emeritus & Immediate-past Dean of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong; Honorary Professor & Immediate-past Head, School of Dentistry, University of Queensland, Australia; Professor, King James IV, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2013).