Review of Medical Microbiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323033251

Review of Medical Microbiology

1st Edition

Authors: Patrick Murray Ken Rosenthal
Paperback ISBN: 9780323033251
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 29th June 2005
Page Count: 176

Description

The perfect tool for course review and exam preparation! This brand-new resource is a companion to Dr. Murray's best-selling Medical Microbiology, 5th Edition. It features more than 550 USMLE-style questions, with answers and rationales that examine bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology. Like its parent text, this review guide focuses on how microbes cause disease in humans and emphasizes facts vital to clinical practice. Readers will find the latest knowledge and advances in the field ... page references to the 5th Edition ... and full-color illustrations.

Key Features

  • Makes an excellent study tool for the microbiology portion of the USMLE Step 1 exam.
  • Presents questions in the USMLE style to familiarize readers with the exam format.
  • Includes correct answers for every questions, plus rationales that explain why those answers are correct.
  • Features page references to the main text for each answer, making more information easy to find.
  • Integrates 70 color illustrations that demonstrate complex concepts and the appearance of disease.
  • Considers etiology, epidemiology, host defenses, identification, diagnosis, prevention, and control for a broad range of pathogens.

Table of Contents

I. Bacteriology


II. Virology


III. Mycology



IV. Parasitology

Details

No. of pages:
176
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Paperback ISBN:
9780323033251

About the Author

Patrick Murray

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Worldwide Director, Scientific Affairs, BD Diagnostics, Sparks, Maryland, Adjunct Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

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