Alcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Aug 1, 2010 - 860 pages
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The ninth edition of award-winning author Jeffrey Pommerville's classic text provides nursing and allied health students with a firm foundation in microbiology, with an emphasis on human disease. An educator himself, Dr. Pommerville incorporates accessible, engaging pedagogical elements and student-friendly ancillaries to help students maximize their understanding and retention of key concepts. Ideal for the non-major, the ninth edition includes numerous updates and additions, including the latest disease data and statistics, new material on emerging disease outbreaks, an expanded use of concept maps, and may other pedagogical features. With an inviting "Learning Design" format and Study Smart notes to students, Alcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology, Ninth Edition ensures student success as they delve into the exciting world of microbiology.
 

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Contents

Part 1 Foundations of Microbiology
1
Part 2 The Genetics of Microorganisms
222
Part 3 Bacterial Diseases of Humans
298
Part 4 Viruses and Eukaryotic Microorganisms
438
Part 5 Disease and Resistance
607
Metric Measurement
807
Glossary
809
Index
1
Photograph Acknowledgments
39
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