Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg's Medical Microbiology

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McGraw-Hill Medical, 2007 - Medical - 818 pages

Job: Brooks et al: Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg's Medical Microbiology, 24e back cover copy 0071476660 9780071476669


Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg's Medical Microbiology Twenty-fourth Edition


Geo. F. Brooks, MD

Karen C. Carroll, MD

Janet S. Butel, PhD

Stephen A. Morse, Ph.D.


200] USMLE-format questions


The landmark clinical guide to the role microorganisms play in human health and illnesses -extensively revised and updated

Linking fundamental microbiology concepts with the diagnosis and treatment of clinical infections, this one-of-a-kind, portable text delivers an essential overview of the organisms and agents involved in clinical microbiology. In addition to brief descriptions of the organisms, you'll find vital perspectives on pathogenesis, diagnostic laboratory tests, clinical findings, treatment, and epidemiology. The book's purpose is to introduce basic clinical microbiology through the fields of bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology giving you a far-reaching, yet accessible review of the discipline that you can't find anywhere else. Supporting this acclaimed coverage are more than 300 informative illustrations and tables, each designed to clarify and drive home important chapter concepts.

New to this Edition: Updates to critical topics throughout, particularly in the areas of hepatitis viruses, the HIV virus, and bacterial virulence factors Refreshed USMLE questions Revised list of microorganisms and viruses featured on the inside of the book's covers


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Geo. F. Brooks, MD
Professor of Laboratory Medicine
Chief, Microbiology and Immunology
Clinical Laboratories
University of California
San Francisco, CA

Karen C. Carroll, MD
Professor of Pathology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Director, Division Medical Microbiology
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Janet S. Butel, PhD
Distinguished Service Professor
Chair, Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Stephen A. Morse, PhD
Associate Director for Science
Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program
National Center for Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

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