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Microbiology with Diseases by Body System, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Robert W. Bauman

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: Jan 5, 2011

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Designed for pre-nursing and allied health students (and also mixed-majors courses), Microbiology with Diseases by Body System, Third Edition retains the hallmark art program and clear writing style that have made Robert Bauman’s book a success. The Third Edition features compelling clinical content related to students’ future healthcare careers and abundant opportunities for applied student practice. Chapter-opening Clinical Cases, Emerging Diseases boxes, and Clinical Applications boxes introduce students to real-world clinical situations. Student comprehension is ensured with end-of-chapter practice that encompasses applied, visual, and conceptual understanding.  


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Table of Contents

1.  A Brief History of Microbiology

2.  The Chemistry of Microbiology

3.  Cell Structure and Function

4.  Microscopy, Staining, and Classification

5.  Microbial Metabolism

6.  Microbial Nutrition and Growth

7.  Microbial Genetics

8.  Recombinant DNA Technology

9.  Controlling Microbial Growth in the Environment

10.  Controlling Microbial Growth in the Body: Antimicrobial Drugs

11.  Characterizing and Classifying Prokaryotes

12.  Characterizing and Classifying Eukaryotes

13.  Characterizing and Classifying Viruses, Viroids, and Prions

14.  Infection, Infectious Diseases, and Epidemiology

15.  Innate Immunity

16.  Adaptive Immunity

17.  Immunization and Immune Testing

18.  AIDS and Other Immune Disorders

19.  Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Wounds

20.  Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System and Eyes

21.  Microbial Cardiovascular and Systemic Diseases

22.  Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System

23.  Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System

24.  Microbial Diseases of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems

25.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology

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$89.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-70926-4