Key Features

  • Chapter Objectives open each chapter, providing a measurable outcome to achieve by completing the material.
  • A summary of Key Points from the main text helps students clearly identify key concepts covered in each chapter.
  • Review Questions in each chapter test students on important knowledge in addition to key terms and abbreviations.
  • Case studies in each chapter offer challenging questions for further analysis, and challenge students to apply their knowledge to the real world.


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About the authors

Betty Forbes

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Pathology and Medicine, Department of Pathology, Medical College of Virginia campus, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA

Daniel Sahm

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Eurofins Anti-Infective Services, Herndon, VA

Alice Weissfeld

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Microbiology Specialists, Inc.; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX