Alcamo's Microbes and Society

Alcamo's Microbes and Society

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Ideal for allied health and pre-nursing students, Alcamos Fundamentals of Microbiology, Body Systems Edition, retains the engaging, student-friendly style and active learning approach for which award-winning author and educator Jeffrey Pommerville is known. It presents diseases, complete with new content on recent discoveries, in a manner that is directly applicable to students and organized by body system. A captivating art program, learning design format, and numerous case studies draw students into the text and make them eager to learn more about the fascinating world of microbiology.Disease develops when many host defenses are compromised. Under these conditions, the body cannot defend itself. Even when defenses are not ... Not only does the skin provide mechanical protection, but its cells are constantly being sloughed off, and with them go any microbes present. In addition, the keratin (the anbsp;...

Title:Alcamo's Microbes and Society
Author:Benjamin S. Weeks
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2012


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