Microbiology: Principles and Explorations, 9th Edition

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Wiley Global Education, Sep 22, 2014 - Science - 960 pages

Microbiology: Principles and Explorations has been a best-selling textbook for several editions due to the author s engaging writing style where her passion for the subject shines through the narrative.  The text s student-friendly approach provides readers with an excellent introduction to the study of Microbiology.   This text is appropriate for non-major and mixed major microbiology courses, as well as allied health, agriculture and food sciences courses.

 

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Contents

1 Scope and History of Microbiology
1
2 Fundamentals of Chemistry
27
3 Microscopy and Staining
51
4 Characteristics of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells
77
5 Essential Concepts of Metabolism
115
6 Growth and Culturing of Bacteria
146
7 Microbial Genetics
179
8 Gene Transfer and Genetic Engineering
213
18 Immune Disorders
539
19 Diseases of the Skin and Eyes Wounds and Bites
585
20 Urogenital and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
617
21 Diseases of the Respiratory System
650
22 Oral and Gastrointestinal Diseases
690
23 Cardiovascular Lymphatic and Systemic Diseases
733
24 Diseases of the Nervous System
772
25 Environmental Microbiology
801

The Bacteria
242
10 Viruses
272
11 Eukaryotic Microorganisms and Parasites
311
12 Sterilization and Disinfection
345
13 Antimicrobial Therapy
371
14 HostMicrobe Relationships and Disease Processes
405
15 Epidemiology and Nosocomial Infections
433
16 Innate Host Defenses
472
17 Basic Principles of Adaptive Immunity and Immunization
498
26 Applied Microbiology
834
Appendices
865
GLOSSARY
866
CLINICAL CASE STUDY ANSWERS
894
CRITICAL THINKING QUESTIONS ANSWERS
896
SELFQUIZ ANSWERS
904
INDEX
916
EULA
944
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