Alcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology: Body Systems
Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 1, 2009 - 1032 pages
Ideal for allied health and pre-nursing students, Alcamo s Fundamentals of Microbiology, Body Systems Edition, retains the engaging, student-friendly style and active learning approach for which award-winning author and educator Jeffrey Pommerville is known. It presents diseases, complete with new content on recent discoveries, in a manner that is directly applicable to students and organized by body system. A captivating art program, learning design format, and numerous case studies draw students into the text and make them eager to learn more about the fascinating world of microbiology.
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Part 1 Foundations of Microbiology
Part 2 The Genetics of Microorganisms
Part 3 A Survey of the Microbial World
Part 4 Interactions and Impact of Microorganisms with Humans
Part 5 Infectious Diseases of Humans
Part 6 Environmental and Applied Microbiology
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