Cedric A. Mims
Mosby, 2004 - Communicable Diseases - 660 pages
The latest edition of this internationally popular textbook has been substantially updated and improved to keep it at the forefront of clinical microbiology. Its systems-based approach emphasizes the microbiology of the agents responsible for the diseases that affect individual areas of the body. Over 250 full-color diagrams clarify complicated concepts-paired with color clinical photographs that demonstrate the clinical relevance of the science.
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