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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

Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323240239
Print ISBN:
9780323069380
eBook ISBN:
9780323080514

About the authors

Ken Rosenthal

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Director Microbiology and Immunology, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada; Emeritus Professor, Northeastern Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio

Michael Tan

Affiliations and Expertise

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