Introduction to Microbiology

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Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1995 - Science - 752 pages
The new edition of Introduction to Microbiology addresses the needs of allied health professionals and other readers like never before. This unique author team of a leading microbiology educator (and former president of ASM-America Society for Microbiology) and a physician understands how to include the correct amount of detail to explain complex topics, while motivating readers to learn about the exciting world of microbes through real clinical studies. This revision includes more motivating case studies, and provides even greater emphasis of appropriate detail and refinement of the notably clear writing style by eliminating jargon in every chapter. Significant updating throughout ensures readers have access to the most current research in this dynamic field.

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Contents

PRINCIPLES OF MICROBIOLOGY
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THE SCIENCE OF MICROBIOLOGY
2
BASIC CHEMISTRY
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John Ingraham was a professor of microbiology at UC Davis. He has taught microbiology at all levels, and says that the introductory course was always his favorite. He hopes to create the same fascination with the microbial world in his students that he discovered in the introductory course. John has co-authored several microbiology texts and a CD, and was elected president of the American Society for Microbiology in 1993.

Ingraham is associate professor of architecture at Iowa State University.

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