Medical Microbiology

18th Edition

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Authors:

  • David Greenwood
  • Richard Slack
  • Michael Barer
  • Will Irving
  • Table of Contents

    Contents

    PART 1

    MICROBIAL BIOLOGY

     1 Microbiology and medicine

    D. Greenwood and M. R. Barer

     2 Morphology and nature of micro-organisms 

    M. R. Barer

     3 Classification, identification and typing of micro-organisms 

    T. L. Pitt

     4 Bacterial growth, physiology and death 

    M. R. Barer

     5 Antimicrobial agents 

    D. Greenwood and M. M. Ogilvie

     6 Bacterial genetics 

    K. J. Towner

     7 Virus–cell interactions 

    M. Norval

    PART 2

    INFECTION AND IMMUNITY

     8 Immunological principles: antigens and antigen recognition 

    J. Stewart

     9 Innate and acquired immunity 

    J. Stewart

    10 Immunity in viral infections 

    J. Stewart

    11 Parasitic infections: pathogenesis and immunity 

    J. Stewart

    12 Immunity in bacterial
    infections 

    J. Stewart

    13 Bacterial pathogenicity 

    D. A. A. Ala’Aldeen

    14 The natural history of infection 

    M. R. Barer

    PART 3

    BACTERIAL PATHOGENS AND ASSOCIATED DISEASES

    15 Staphylococcus 

    H. Humphreys

    16 Streptococcus and enterococcus 

    M. Kilian

    17 Coryneform bacteria, listeria and erysipelothrix 

    J. McLauchlin and P. Riegel

    18 Mycobacterium 

    J. M. Grange

    19 Environmental mycobacteria 

    J. M. Grange

    20 Actinomyces, nocardia and tropheryma 

    J. M. Grange

    21 Bacillus 

    H. S. Atkins

    22 Clostridium 

    T. V. Riley

    23 Neisseria and moraxella 

    D. A. A. Ala’Aldeen and N. Oldfield

    24 Salmonella 

    H. Chart

    25 Shigella Bacillary dysentery

    H. Chart

    26 Escherichia 

    H. Cha

    Details

    No. of pages:
    794
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702040894
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702052200

    About the authors

    David Greenwood

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Emeritus Professor of Antimicrobial Science, University of Nottingham Medical School

    Richard Slack

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Lecturer, Division of Microbiology, University of Nottingham Medical School, Nottingham, UK; Consultant in Communicable Disease Control, Nottingham Health Authority; Honorary Consultant, Public Health Laboratory Service, Nottingham, UK

    Michael Barer

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester Medical School, Leicester, UK Professor of Clinical Microbiology

    Will Irving

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Honorary Consultant Virologist