Bacterial pathogenesis: a molecular approach

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ASM Press, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 539 pages
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Completely revised and updated to capture new research findings and the new perspective on the host-parasite interaction, the second edition of this best-selling text is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to bacterial pathogenesis for both students and researchers. The authors integrate material from pathogenic microbiology, molecular biology, immunology, and human physiology to provide a complete but accessible overview of the field.Bacterial Pathogenesis, Second Edition includes two new features. Key Features at the beginning of each chapter in Part II provide a short snapshot of the organism(s) covered. These snapshots present the organisms as intact entities associated with a particular disease while the detailed material is presented in the text of the chapter. In addition, the summary sections at the end of each chapter have been reformatted and now present the information as outlines and tables, an arrangement that is more useful to students.The text is engagingly written with more than 175 straightforward and clear diagrams that help students easily understand the molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis. Boxed highlights in all of the chapters cover material of special clinical and historical interest. A highly extensive and detailed glossary's a so included

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