Alcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology: Body Systems

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 29, 2009 - Science - 1032 pages
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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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Contents

Brief Contents
2
Variolation and VaccinationPrevention
16
The Chemical Building Blocks of Life
40
Concepts and Tools for Studying
67
Cell Structure and Function in
100
E Microbial Growth and Nutrition
153
The Genetics
213
Changes in a Genome
233
2Other Types of Hypersensitivity
517
The Human Immunodeficiency VirusHIV
532
1B Antimicrobial Drugs
545
Humans
578
2Skin Infections Caused by Indigenous
585
4Diseases of the Skin Caused
598
Respiratory Tract
628
4Bacterial Diseases of the Lower Gastroenteritis 693
640

S Gene Transfer Genetic
246
A Survey of
279
Comparative Genomics Brings a New The GramPositive Bacteria Split Into
297
A Survey of the The Bacteroidetes Are Widely Distributed in the Environment
306
The Viruses and VirusLike Agents
352
Fungi Share a Combination of Some Animal Viruses Can Exist
365
12 6 Tumors and Viruses
374
Interactions and Impact
388
Resistance and the Immune
423
Interactions and Impact Mechanism to Clear Microbes from
431
T E Resistance and the Immune
445
1G Immunity and Serology
473
Immune Disorders and AIDS
506
infectious Diseases Affecting
673
Pneumonia 652
707
Nervous System
728
Cardiovascular Lymphatic
762
Infectious Diseases Affecting
804
6Systemic Protozoal Diseases 792 Reproductive Systems Have an Indigenous Microbiota
814
PART G Environmental
839
Environmental Microbiology
869
Environmental Microbiology
870
Industrial Microbiology
893
Appendix A Metric
915
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