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Microbiology for the Healthcare Professional. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 3684342
  • Book
  • 544 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Even if you've never studied chemistry or biology before, this straightforward text makes microbiology easy to learn and helps you understand the spread, control, and prevention of infections. Content is logically organized and reflects just the right level of detail to give you a solid foundation for success, enabling you to connect concepts to real-world practice and confidently apply your scientific knowledge to patient care.

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Section 1: Basic Science
1. Scope of Microbiology
2. Chemistry of Life
3. Cell Structure and Function
4. Bacteria and Archaea
5. Viruses
6. Eukaryotic Microorganisms
Section 2: Tools for Study and Control of Microorganisms
7. Physical and Chemical Methods of Control
8. Microbiological Laboratory Techniques
9. Microbiological Laboratory Safety Issues 
10. Pharmacology
11. Antimicrobial Drugs
Section 3: Infection, Disease, and Defense
12. Infection and Disease
13. The Immune Response and Lymphatic System
Section 4: Effects on Specific Body Systems
14. Infections of the Integumentary System, Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal System
15. Infections of the Respiratory System
16. Infections of the Gastrointestinal System
17. Infections of the Nervous System and Sensory Structures
18. Infections of the Cardiovascular and Circulatory Systems
19. Infections of the Urinary System
20. Infections of the Reproductive System
Section 5: Factors Contributing to the Effects of Microorganisms on Human Health
21. Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases
22. Human Age and Infections
23. Microorganisms in the Environment and Effects on Human Health
24. Emerging Infectious Diseases
25. Biotechnology
Appendix A: Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology
Appendix B: Medically Significant Microorganisms by Body Systems
Appendix C: Bibliography
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VanMeter, Karin C. Lecturer
Iowa State University
Department of Biomedical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Ames, Iowa.

Hubert, Robert J Laboratory Coordinator
Iowa State University
Department of Animal Sciences
Ames, Iowa.
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