A Concise Manual of Pathogenic Microbiology

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 25, 2012 - Science - 208 pages
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A quick, concise reference to pathogenic microorganisms and the diseases they cause, this book is divided into specific groups of pathogenic microorganisms including bacteria, protozoa, fungi, viruses, and prions. It lists important pathogenic taxa in each group, covering their natural habitats, the diseases they cause, microbiological highlights, laboratory diagnosis, and measures of prevention and control, including availability of vaccines and effective therapeutic agents. All healthcare professionals and public health workers will benefit from having this reliable source of information at their fingertips.
 

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MICROORGANISMS
Chapter 11Spirochetes and Bacteria without
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Introduction toPathogenic Fungi
DISEASES CAUSEDBY YEASTLIKE FUNGI DISEASES CAUSEDBY FILAMENTOUS FUNGI
Multicellular Parasites
Chapter17 Viruses andPrions
SINGLESTRANDED RNA VIRUSES
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