Fundamentals of Microbiology: Body Systems Edition

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2014 - Medical - 984 pages
Highly suitable for non-science majors, the fully revised and updated third edition of this bestselling text contains new pedagogical elements and an established learning design format that improves comprehension and retention and makes learning more enjoyable. Unlike other texts in the field, Fundamentals of Microbiology: Body Systems Edition takes a global perspective on microbiology and infectious disease, and supports students in self-evaluation and concept absorption. Furthermore, it includes real-life examples to help students understand the significance of a concept and its application in today’s world, whether to their local community or beyond. New information pertinent to nursing and health sciences has been added, while many figures and tables have been updated, revised, and/or reorganized for clarity. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
 

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Contents

Preface
xix
Acknowledgments
xxxvii
About the Author
xxxviii
To the StudentStudy Smart
xl
PART 1 Foundations of Microbiology
2
PART 2 The Genetics of Microorganisms
206
PART 3 Control of Microorganisms
282
PART 4 A Survey of the Microbial World
358
PART 7 Environmental and Applied Microbiology
858
Appendix A Metric Measurement and Temperature Conversion Chart
1
Appendix B CDC Summary of Notifiable Diseases in the United States in 2012
2
Appendix C Pronouncing Organism Names
3
Appendix D Answers to End of Chapter Questions
7
Appendix E Answers to MicroInquiry Clinical Case and Investigating the Microbial World Questions
36
Appendix F Answers to Chapter Challenge Questions
52
Glossary
1

PART 5 Interactions and Impact of Microorganisms with Humans
460
PART 6 Infectious Diseases of Humans
634

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Emeritus Professor, Glendale Community College

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