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Fairbrother's Textbook of Bacteriology - 10th Edition - ISBN: 9780433101000, 9781483141787

Fairbrother's Textbook of Bacteriology

10th Edition

Editors: R. L. Vollum D. G. Jamison C. S. Cummins
eBook ISBN: 9781483141787
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1968
Page Count: 456
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Fairbrother's Textbook of Bacteriology, Tenth Edition provides an outline of the medical aspects of bacteriology. This book emphasizes the biological relationship of allied organisms. Organized into three parts encompassing 38 chapters, this edition begins with an overview of the various elements of the bacterial cell in detail, starting with external features such as flagella and capsules, and working inwards to the cytoplasm. This text then describes the principal toxic effects of the different groups of anti-bacterial substances. Other chapters consider the relationship of the different types of hypersensitivity to classical immune responses. This book discusses as well the earliest application of a specific chemical substance to the treatment of microbial disease. The final chapter deals with the various methods used to determine the sensitivity of bacteria to the different sulphonamides. This book is a valuable resource for medical students. Bacteriologists, chemists, pathologists, and microbiologists will also find this book useful.

Table of Contents

Preface to First Edition

Preface to Tenth Edition

Part I General Bacteriology

Chap. I Historical Survey

II Bacterial Anatomy

III Bacterial Physiology

IV The Cultivation of Bacteria

V Bacterial Growth and Multiplication

VI Sterilization and Disinfection

VII Chemotherapy

VIII Disease Production by Bacteria

IX Immunity: Innate and Acquired

X Immunoglobulins: The Reaction of Antibody with Antigen

XI Hypersensitivity

XII The Classification of Bacteria

Part II Systematic Bacteriology

XIII Staphylococcus

XIV Streptococcus

XV Pneumococcus—Strep. Pneumoniae

XVI Neisseria

XVII Coliform Bacteria

XVIII Proteus: Providence: Pseudomonas

XIX Pasteurella

XX Brucella

XXI Haemophilus

XXII Corynebacterium: Diphtheria

XXIII Mycobacterium: Tuberculosis: Leprosy

XXIV Vibrio: Cholera: Spirillum

XXV Loefflerella: Glanders: Meliodosis

XXVI Actinomyces: Nocardia: Actinomycosis: Madura Disease

XXVII Bacillus: Anthrax

XXVIII Clostridium: Tetanus: Gas Gangrene: Botulism

XXIX Lactobacillus, Fusiformis and Miscellaneous Genera

XXX Spirochaetes: Syphilis, Yaws, Weil's Disease, Seven-Day Fever, Relapsing Fever and Vincent's Angina

XXXI Viruses

XXXII The Rickettsiae

XXXIII Bacteriophage

XXXIV The Bacteriology of Water, Milk and Shellfish

Part III General Technique

XXXV The Microscope: Staining Methods

XXXVI Preparation of Culture Media

XXXVII Serological Technique

XXXVIII Assay Methods in Chemotherapy



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R. L. Vollum

D. G. Jamison

C. S. Cummins

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