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 coversA 45-year-old man who immigrated to the United States 5 years ago sustained a punc- ture injury to the lower part of his right leg when his rotary lawn mower threw a small stick into the leg. Six days later, he noticed spasms in the muscles ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Medical Microbiology, 24th edition|
|Author||:||Geo. Brooks, Karen C. Carroll, Janet Butel, Stephen Morse|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2007-05-11|