Rapid Review Microbiology and Immunology

3rd Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access


  • Ken Rosenthal
  • Michael Tan
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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


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